Enjoy a relaxed day in rural Tai Tapu with five beautiful local gardens Sunday 11 November $120 includes: coach travel, morning tea, garden tour ticket, boxed lunch at the Tai Tapu School & CHS Tour Guide Frensham Garden Lovingly developed over the past 24 years, with a serious plant collection including some rare species, this … Read More
[info]Bookings for this Tour are now closed[/info] Queensland at its Blooming Best 11 Day Tour Sunday 14 – Wednesday 24 October 2018 This quality tour is organised by the Canterbury Horticultural Society and guided by Gail Scrivener. [one_half] We will start in the Mooloolaba area then travel to Toowoomba and Mount Tamborine. The private garden … Read More
Our 2018 High Country Tour includes the gardens of The Point, Middle Rock and Rockwood Station, all in the Lake Coleridge area.
Our Spring Tour programme has finished for the season with much knowledge and fellowship shared. A very big thank you to the garden owners Adrianne & Cam Moore, Ruth & David Benson, Phil & Linda Ducker, Jean Osborne and sons Justin & Pete, Terry & Lynette Windle and Catherine Parkes and her little team at … Read More
A long awaited dream for Tour Manager Gail Scrivener
In July while most of you were experiencing Winter in NZ I was enjoying the warmth of Summer in the UK for the purpose to visit numerous famous castles, manors, and well-known gardens. Attending the RHS Hampton Court Flower Show in the palace grounds has been a long-awaited dream and on the 4th July, it became reality for me.
A six acre block, once covered in gorse and scrub, has given Terry and Margaretha Graham plenty of room to garden. Every attempt has been made to use and enhance the existing land form. Judicious plantings of natives and exotics have been chosen for their form and foliage to create pleasing and interesting vistas. A … Read More
Due to some considerations relating to the NZ Flower Show location at Okahu Bay the organisers have sadly advised that they have had to postpone the show until November 2017. Kate Hillier and her team apologise for any inconvenience. With so many wonderful gardens to be seen in the Auckland region we have decided to continue with … Read More
Auckland Flower Show & Waiheke Island Short Break 23 – 26 November 2016 Details about the inaugural New Zealand Flower & Garden Show have recently been revealed. To be held at the iconic location of Okahu Bay and Bastion Point in the heart of Auckland’s Eastern Suburbs, the show will run from Wednesday 23rd to Sunday … Read More
Seasonal garden visits with CHS Members – Spring, Summer, Autumn or Winter What’s your Style?
Are you a gardener with a favourite season? Would you be happy to show off your seasonal style to a small group of CHS members? Click here to find out more.