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Terraced garden

Terraced garden

New Zealand > Canterbury > Christchurch > Mt Pleasant
Raised planter boxes, clad in timber, on a grassed terrace. The terrace and garden in designed as a 'pottage', and influenced by English walled gardens, with a recycled brick clad retaining wall holding the hill at bay. The rest of the hill is planted in native trees, with a board walk ...

   

Roughways

Roughways

New Zealand
This is our old garden in the UK. We have sold this house as part of the process of returning to NZ where we hope to create something new from scratch again. It was a badly kept lawn/dog toilet when we bought the house. We designed the garden, laid the paths, built the patio, pergola and t...

   

Felix and Melissa's edible and native garden

Felix and Melissa's edible and native garden

New Zealand > Canterbury > Christchurch > Hoon Hay
We enjoy growing a combination of both edible and native plants on our 1/4 acre section in Christchurch. The back yard was just grass when we bought the place 6 years ago, but since then we have established about 200 different native and introduced species on the property! A small glass...

   

my little bit of paradise

my little bit of paradise

New Zealand
this is my garden, I have a kowha tree in the middle of one side of my garden, (landlord wanted me to cut it down, as a tree in the middle of the lawn doesn't look good) but when it full it is beautiful yellow. I have a fish pond which I am relocating to the front by my steps I put in, and...

   

Shellz Organic Vegetable Garden

Shellz Organic Vegetable Garden

New Zealand > Hawke's Bay > Havelock North
10 plots currently with Celery, peas, red Onion, White Onion, Cos Lettuce, Spinach and Silverbeet.

   

Forest Flora

Forest Flora

New Zealand > Waikato > Ngaruawahia
Our garden was started over 25 years ago as we were completing the building of our house. The land was previously part of a quarry with poor soil, wet areas, rocks everywhere and regenerating native bush. We have made use of the wet areas, rocks and regenerating native bush, growing on...

   

Blockhill

Blockhill

New Zealand > Canterbury > Cheviot
Since 2009 we have been developing our 1.5 hectare property into a forest garden or food forest. Inspired by permaculture principals and looking for something novel and unique, the land is undergoing a major transformation. The 4 bare paddocks and house zone have been carefully lan...

   

Jinxtas Kitchen

Jinxtas Kitchen

New Zealand > Otago > Dunedin > North East Valley
Back yard urban garden. 3 3mx1m marco planter boxes. 1 glass house. Plus plenty of other ground space. property sits in the bottom of a valley so not alot of winter sun.

   

Raised vege gardens on Hauraki Plains

Raised vege gardens on Hauraki Plains

New Zealand > Waikato > Thames
My aim is to get a healthy soil and healthy plants to produce mineral dense food The vege plots are nearly a year old now with cupboards full of preserves, the freezer chock-a-block and crop rotation working well so far with no disease to report. Fruit trees include peach, plum, appl...

   

karens adopted garden

karens adopted garden

New Zealand > Otago > Outram
adopted this garden year and half ago well estabished garden well designed by original owner have made vege garden a bit bigger and planted berries eg gooseberry raspberry etc have cut down on some lawn and put in rose garden and just doing another for rhodos and some trees eg weeping sil...

   

Our little patch of veggie heaven, Featherston

Our little patch of veggie heaven, Featherston

New Zealand > Wellington > Featherston
We are the Partridge Family! And we consist of Jez, Loo and Baby Isla. We love being outdoors enjoying the New Zealand sunshine! We've not lived here in Featherston long, so this is our first growing season! We are lucky enough to have a front and back garden, so have decided to dedica...

   

My garden

My garden

New Zealand > Canterbury
Older large garden trying to get into shape!

   

2009 Veggie Garden

2009 Veggie Garden

New Zealand > Southland > Nightcaps
This is my 4th year in the veggie garden. It has involved a huge amount of trail and error. I am always learning. It is 90% veggies - 1% flowers for companion planting.

   

Tropical Garden

Tropical Garden

New Zealand > Auckland
I've pottered away at this garden for the last 15 years and this profile highlights the range of plants I grow in the main topical beds of the garden. The garden is largely organic and survives on tough love as I water with rain water and don't have an automatic irrigation system so onl...

   

Tuiet's garden

Tuiet's garden

New Zealand > Auckland > Waitakere City > New Lynn
Since my family moved here 25 years ago, this garden has been in place. As a child my mum would plant maize so my sister and I could play in it. It has always provided us with fresh vegetables, berries, herbs and fruit. In recent years we have stopped tilling the soil and encouraged self s...

   

This was once riverbed - Mikimiki

This was once riverbed - Mikimiki

New Zealand > Wellington > Masterton
We purchased this land in October 2006 and the house was transported onto the 1 acre. The house has been rewired, replumbed and modernised with some features kept. We are living with mostly undercoat as I want to start establishing the grounds first. We have extreme summers and winters he...

   

Alan's Patch

Alan's Patch

New Zealand > Canterbury > Christchurch > Burwood
February 2012. 12 months on and our Burwood Garden - on the verge of the Burwood Red Zone - is in full flight. The apricots and plums are eaten. The nectarines are long gone and the grapes are coloring beautifully. The flower garden is doing its best - relying on rain and the occasional...

   

Manaia Native Habitat

Manaia Native Habitat

New Zealand
Experience native bush and birds in the heart of Banks Peninsula. Rest and relax on your way to Akaroa and enjoy this rare ecological haven. Manaia is home to stands of centuries old native tress, such as Kahikatea, Matai and Totara. Second growth hardwood species include Kanuka, Manuk...

   

Wildwind Garden

Wildwind Garden

New Zealand > Manawatu-Wanganui > Palmerston North
Our garden is officially 1100m2 suburban garden, but overflows out the back gate onto an area backing onto railway land which we have utilised to extend our plantings. We are very interested in our NZ butterflies and have planted host plants for their larvae, and nectar plants for the a...

   

Birdwood Paradise

Birdwood Paradise

New Zealand > Waikato > Ngaruawahia
An amazing tree covered property with huge vege garden. All been left for some years as the previous owners were elderly and he was unwell. We have taken on the challenge of bringing back some kind of order to it. Not too much though as I like a bit of wild in the garden. There are plentif...

   

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