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Weekends for
Garden Lovers
in New Zealand

Dennis Greville
New Holland

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 weekends".

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.

Weekend 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

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