Paradise Valley / Ngongotaha

(D2)    Mt Ngongotaha provides the backdrop to the garden which slopes down to the Ngongotaha Stream. At the top level is a large mixed border of roses and perennials intersected by stone walled steps. On the lower level ponga lined pathways wind their way through mixed plantings of flowering shrubs, rhododendrons, ferns and natives. (Mixed gradient / Bus / Partial Wheelchair / 3x Toilets / Picnic/ Refreshments – Tea, Coffee, Biscuits – free spring water to fill your own water bottle)
Three years ago Sandra transplanted her garden treasures to her new property. With Gary’s help there are many plans to make this new garden into an interesting and delightful place to enjoy outdoor living.
(D5)    Three years ago Sandra transplanted her garden treasures to her new property. With Gary’s help there are many plans to make this new garden into an interesting and delightful place to enjoy outdoor living. (Level gradient / Bus / Wheelchair / Plants / Art / Picnic / Refreshments – BBQ)
This is a small new garden with many young fruit trees incorporated into the layered planting. The vegetable garden is a productive feature.
(D4)    This is a small new garden with many young fruit trees incorporated into the layered planting. The vegetable garden is a productive feature. (Level gradient / Bus / Wheelchair / Picnic / Refreshments)
Rhodohill is always worth a visit for rhododendron lovers. Mature specimens overhang pathways that meander passed interesting and unusual plants. Under-plantings showcase a wide range of perennials and shrubs, many of which are for sale in the nursery. The yellow laburnum walk also makes a striking feature.
(D1)    This garden is always worth a visit for rhododendron lovers. Mature specimens overhang pathways that meander past interesting and unusual plants. Under-plantings showcase a wide range of perennials and shrubs, many of which are for sale in the nursery. The yellow laburnum walk also makes a striking feature. (Mixed gradient /Bus / Wheelchair / Toilet / Plants)

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The main feature is the 1.4km hedge maze which has a perimeter planting of mixed shrubs and roses.  There is a small animal garden with rabbits, chooks and doves where feed plants are also grown.  Outdoor games and puzzles complete the family friendly environment.
(D3)    The main feature is the 1.4km hedge maze which has a perimeter planting of mixed shrubs and roses. There is a small animal garden with rabbits, chooks and doves where feed plants are also grown. Outdoor games and puzzles complete the family friendly environment.   (Level gradient / Bus / Wheelchair / Toilet / Picnic)