in New Zealand
APART from getting out
in our own gardens, nothing delights us more than delving into those
of our fellow gardeners. This compact guide from Christchurch aficionado
Dennis Greville is a good pointer to where to go on those "lost
The book wends through
open gardens from the far north to the deep south, region by region.
A useful general introduction kicks off each region. But perhaps
the nicest touch is the separate listings of regional garden suppliers,
garden-based accommodation and calendar highlights.
Timely for the holiday
season and guaranteed to be a well-thumbed addition to the car glovebox,
Weekends for Garden Lovers in New Zealand has everything
you need to plan the ultimate itinerary. An excellent gift idea
for overseas friends planning a trip down under as well.
Gardener, Issue 137, 2003, Page 28
Reproduced with permission from the former Weekend Gardener magazine. The views expressed here are not necessarily those of the RNZIH