Coldstream

Walk through the picket gate into the garden of Coldstream and enjoy its mature oaks, and silver birch creating height and breadth within the canopy.The large garden beds of established roses, camellias, and rhododendrons.

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Flaxmere

Flaxmere is a North Canterbury high country garden sitting beneath the main rib of Southern Alps. This large 7-acre garden is boldly designed to make the most of alpine view.
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Rhododirect

RhodoDirect garden and nursery is a delightful surprise along the banks of the Waiau river. With over 1000 rhododendrons in their own garden and 500 different varieties of rhododendrons in the nursery you are sure to find something that you fall in love with.

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Loch Leven

Loch Leven is a 2 acre country garden of structure, texture and colour in the heart of the Amuri basin surrounded by magnificent landscapes.

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Waihui

There are over 170 roses currently in our garden, intermingled with Rhodos, and contained within knot gardens and hedges of all shapes and sizes and varieties.
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Saddlewood

Saddlewood garden is in a tranquil setting of established trees, flower beds and ponds, enhanced with magnificent northern views of Mount Tekoa and hills west of the Amuri Basin.

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The Gardens Of The Hurunui

The Hurunui Gardens are made up of a passionate group of gardeners who have teamed up together to offer this exciting tour.  All these gardens have to survive and thrive in extreme weather conditions, dry hot summers and freezing cold winters.  All gardens on the tour are challenged by the low rainfall of the region but each garden has a gardener with a passion and sheer determination to enjoy beauty no matter what the challenging conditions are.

All these gardens have to survive and thrive in extreme weather conditions, dry hot summers and freezing cold winters.  All gardens on the tour are challenged by the low rainfall of the region but each garden has a gardener with a passion and sheer determination to enjoy beauty no matter what the challenging conditions are.

The hard work and dedication of the owners has to be seen to be appreciated. Outstanding beauty in the plants that nature has provided us, coupled with the creativity, hard work, and dedication of the garden owners is now yours to come and enjoy. Please read the individual garden’s information and email us with any questions. We look forward to seeing you soon.

White flowers at Saddlewood

White nerines flowering in the White Garden are such a treat. They make a superb cut flower to enjoy inside too.

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Art in a Garden

Art in a Garden is the largest annual art exhibition held in the South Island. Our aim is to share this awe-inspiring platform with approximately 100 artists every year from all around New Zealand exhibiting their work of all mediums. We want to provide an inspiring and engaging creative experience in the heart of rural North Canterbury.

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Market Days In The Hurunui

  The garden owners have decided to add 2 Market Day events onto the first day and the last day of our garden tour. These dates are Oct 27 and Dec 3     In most of the gardens on these 2 dates, there will be stallholders with all sorts of goodies for...
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The Beautiful Gardens

We love our gardens and are sure you will too. Please feel free to ask us any questions regarding the tours or the gardens themselves. We look forward to hearing from you, and to seeing you soon.
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Have Questions About Group Bookings?

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2017 Season Garden Pass For Only $70.00

6 open gardens available for you to visit over 4 days from 10.00 in the morning til 4 in the afternoon.

Boxed Lunches are available on each day at either Saddlewood or Waihui for $20 each

  • October 27 (PLEASE NOTE FLAXMERE IS CLOSED ON THIS DATE FOR ART IN A GARDEN)
  • November 5
  • November 26
  • December 3

Book Your Tickets Here

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Once you have purchased the ticket you will receive email confirmation. We will then send the ticket to you separately.

These $70.00 tickets are a Season Pass, you can return on all of the dates listed as many times as you want.

You will need to bring photo ID on the day to prevent misuse.

HG tours & events will be glad to help you with other requirements you may have.

  • We have excellent accommodation packages on offer.
  • If there are other events in the area we can help you secure great deals on tickets.
  • We can also organise garden tours outside of the set dates, carefully tailored to suit your specific requirements regarding catering and /or accommodation.

Contact us through this website and we will manage your ticketing for the garden tours as well as discuss further options available to you.

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Rhododirect

Rhododirect

Waihui Gardens

Loch Leven

Flaxmere

Coldstream

Saddlewood

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