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Gardenstovisit is a collection of New Zealand gardens that open to visitors. We list everything from large county gardens to very small courtyard gardens. Styles vary from Classics English, Tropical, Native through to Arboretums. Some gardens host Weddings and have a Chapel with in their grounds.  Some offer Accommodation.  Lunches/morning/afternoon tea can be arranged by appointment, while some gardens have Cafe/Restaurant and Function centres. Gifts and garden art sales are also available in some gardens.

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A new garden to list is SAJJ Garden   19 The Mews, Shamrock Park, Howick, Auckland.

Ten years in the making, SAJJ Garden wraps around a 90's suburban house showcasing a sizeable assortment of bromeliads of all shapes, sizes and rarities tucked amongst a variety of mature palm trees and cyclads. Succulents, staghorn ferns, driftwood and airplants are also integrated into the garden. A 20 tonne driftwood is a focal piece at one side of the entrance. Bougainvillea and flowers around the property provide pops of colour among the sea of green and red.

Development of the garden commenced in 2007 with a section of lawn and concrete edgings making way for a pool complex and extensive buxus hedging. Changes were made over time to the original plantings, pavings, and decks to create SAJJ Garden that now exists.

Twice, Pas has been presented with the best garden award at previously owned properties located in the Manukau City (before it came to be part of Auckland City).