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Our Native Garden

Our Native Garden

New Zealand > Canterbury
Tryed to stay with natives and a little colour in spring.

   

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...

   

Courtyard and garden

Courtyard and garden

New Zealand > Wellington > Wellington > Newtown
Designed by earthworks, but I'm still working on the planting...

   

The Garden of Eden

The Garden of Eden

New Zealand > Nelson/Tasman > Motueka
The Garden of Eden is a quarter acre section in the heart of Motueka, growing organic medicinal herbs, vegetables, fruit, flowers and dye plants using permaculture principles. It is my attempt at small scale self-sufficiency and paying for my herbal medicine studies by making a living from...

   

JAC's Garden

JAC's Garden

New Zealand > Canterbury > Christchurch > St Albans
Our lawn area is surrounded by flower beds interspersed with veges and a few native plants. The big vege planter is my favorite and provides optimal drainage and growing conditions for all sorts of yummy edibles. Along the house our roses don't only look beautiful from the outside but ...

   

Small city garden

Small city garden

New Zealand > Auckland > Auckland City Area
Small city garden split down the middle by a path, with veges on the sunny side and flowers and shrubs on she shadier side. Glass house at the back, great for herbs and extending tomato growing season. Small strip out front of house with standard roses and a lavender hedge - classic co...

   

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...

   

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...

   

Sos's and dal's Garden in progress

Sos's and dal's Garden in progress

New Zealand > Auckland > Auckland City Area > Mt Roskill
Bits and pieces bought of trade me. In all about $50 worth of stuff. In the left hand side of the garden, I am about to embark on a glass house. Worm Farm and compost are out of sight from the main area. In the Back area is my wet area with pond and waterfall plus native plantings. Shell p...

   

this years vege garden

this years vege garden

New Zealand > Canterbury > Christchurch > St Albans
so far

   

I Love Spring

I Love Spring

New Zealand > Canterbury
Some recent photos. The foxgloves under the clematis are about to bloom. The irises I planted in memory of my father - then forgot to divide the bulbs last year. Cistus (rock rose) and lavender are good for the dryer front section which doesn't get so much water due to roof overhang.

   

wilderness

wilderness

New Zealand > Otago > Dunedin
my beautiful garden is a lifestyle garden containing, huge vegie and herb gardens, three well established fruit trees( apple pear walnut). peking ducks and chickens. also dotted around the property are various beautiful flowers ranging from roses to lillies. i moved into my rented house 2 ...

   

My piece of paradise

My piece of paradise

New Zealand > Otago > Balclutha
Two years ago we bought this 100+ year old villa that had a huge back yard with a falling down clothes line, a few bushes, a big empty garden, 4 inch thick ugly concrete paths and a concrete brick coal bin on it. Since then my husband has completely redisigned it. He smashed up the conc...

   

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...

   

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...

   

colour for me.

colour for me.

New Zealand > Nelson/Tasman
So, the garden was started on a piece of bare dirt 5 years ago. I love flowering shrubs, have philadelphus, viburnum, plumbago, magnolia, camellia, nyrtle, clematis,fushsias, hydrangeas and roses. Trees, 2 maples, 2 mop tops, 1 flowering cherry. MDH is in charge of the veges, onions, si...

   

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