TARANAKI GARDENS ON SHOW
With idyllic soils and a garden-friendly climate, Taranaki is home to some of NZ’s best gardens. Every spring, the region attracts thousands of garden lovers to its two concurrent festivals, held this year from October 27 to November 5.
The Taranaki Fringe Garden Festival
promises ‘Real Gardens for Real People’ where visitors can get ideas for their own gardens, ask questions and get advice from the garden owners. Find out more at www.taranakigardens.co.nz
The Powerco Taranaki Garden Spectacular
features a wide range of private gardens open to visitors exclusively for the festival. Visitors also enjoy a mixture of free and paid events, including guided tours, workshops and specialist speakers. Find out more at www.gardenfestnz.co.nz