FESTIVAL OF POTS & Garden Art 2016: The Otaki Pottery Club’s annual exhibition, January 23 – 31, Anam Cara, 150 Rangiuru Rd, Otaki, 10am – 4pm daily. Entry $5, children free. Enquiries festivalpots.com
ORGANIC GARDENING WORKSHOP: With Nelson Lebo for intermediate and advanced level gardeners, clock tower, The Square, Thursday, January 28, 3.30 – 7.30 pm. Free. Enquiries email@example.com.
COBBLERS GARDEN: Half a hectare with native and exotic plants, 500 Apiti Rd, Feilding. Open by appointment, 06 328 5805 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
CROFTON WILLOWS: 1.2 hectares of gardens and lakes, 197 Makirikiri Rd, off SH1, Marton. Contact Doreen and Derek Higginson, 06 327 5542 or email@example.com.
GREENHAUGH GARDENS & NURSERY: A ‘‘New Zealand Garden of Significance’’. 1874 colonial homestead, semi-formal gardens, SH3 between PN and Ashhurst . Contact Lynne 357 3878 or greenhaugh.co.nz.
THE HERB FARM: Fourteen themed gardens open 7 days, 10am to 4.30pm. Cafe, shop and beauty retreat, Grove Rd, Ashhurst. Contact 326 8633 or herbfarm.co.nz.
KINSALE GARDENS: By appointment for groups, walks and weddings. Contact Jenny or Alan 06 329 2841.