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- Auckland Flower Show, 2008
Provides information about the Auckland Flower Show, exhibition gardens, the location of the event, opening hours and ticket prices.
Information for New Zealand gardeners, including gardens, feature articles, design ideas, plant notebook, practical gardening advice, events and societies.
- Canterbury Horticultural Society : all about gardening!
Introduces the Canterbury Horticultural Society and its activities. Includes news, an online forum, tips, garden tours, classes, open gardens, and specialist circles and clubs.
- Eastwoodhill Arboretum, Gisbourne, New Zealand
History and description of the arboretum which houses New Zealand's largest tree collection. Includes information on tours, seminars and accommodation.
- Ellerslie International Flower Show, Christchurch
Details about the upcoming show, including the venue, sponsors, exhibitor information, opening hours and ticketing. Also includes information about visiting the Christchurch area, and a brief history of the show from its beginnings at Ellerslie in 1994.
Guide to gardening and New Zealand gardens. Seasonal gardening task list; advice about garden pests and directories of plant and garden product suppliers.
- Gardening New Zealand : Nursery & Garden Industry Association
The NGIA site provides information on gardening in New Zealand, including biosecurity, industry codes of practice, industry awards, careers, and information for children. Includes online publications.
- Gardens to visit : a collection of NZ gardens
Presents gardens from throughout New Zealand along with details of facilities and services provided at each garden. Includes a directory.
- Go gardening
Contains information on gardening in New Zealand, including instructions, a gardening calendar, retailers of garden products and a magazine which is accessible to members of the Nursery and Garden Industry Association.
- Heritage irises in New Zealand
Blog promoting historic irises growing in New Zealand and featuring some special New Zealand raised varieties.
- Heritage Roses New Zealand Inc.
The site includes gardens to visit, books to read and regional events. Also provides an index to the organisation's monthly journal.
- Landscapedesign.co.nz : where Kiwis create their landscape
New Zealand directory of suppliers of landscaping products, designs and services, including gardening supplies. Includes council information finder, and advice and inspiration blog.
- My garden
New Zealand site with gardening information. Includes a searchable showcase of members gardens, garden trader for selling or swapping produce or equipment, directory of gardening products, services and organisations, special interest groups to join or create, recipes and newsletter signup.
- National Rose Society N.Z. : to implant roses in the hearts and gardens of the people
Membership details; district societies; events and show information; publications; gallery and tips on chosing a rose and rose care.
- New Zealand Bonsai Association Incorporated
NZBA site provides information and contact details for bonsai clubs, societies, and related commercial organisations in New Zealand. Includes an events calender.
- New Zealand garden journal
"A personal view of gardening 'down under'." Includes articles about her own garden in Auckland and links to gardening sites.
- New Zealand Gardens Trust
Aims to promote the best in New Zealand gardens and horticulture. Details of gardens endorsed by the Royal New Zealand Institute of Horticulture.
- New Zealand Lily Society
Includes society's news, programme of events, branch information, photo gallery and links to other lily gardening sites and feature articles on lily growing.
- New Zealand native orchids
Site gives an introduction to New Zealand orchids, their habitats and conservation. Includes information about the New Zealand Native Orchid Group (NZNOG) and articles from recent journals.
- New Zealand Professional Florists
About the NZPF and the NZQA qualifications they offer and their design courses and tutors.
- Newsletter / Friends of the Wellington Botanic Garden Inc
Newsletter of the Friends of the Wellington Botanic Garden, covering Friends events, activities, and the Garden and related individuals. Issues are available in full-text.
- Nursery world : gateway to the New Zealand nursery industry
Directory of plants, seeds and garden products from over 5000 New Zealand nursery and garden industry companies.
- NZ gardens online
A comprehensive gardening site featuring an online garden gallery, gardens to visit, events, mail order nurseries, monthly garden notes, the rose garden, interactive noticeboard, native plants, garden products and services on the internet, and extensive links to other gardening sites.
- NZ plant pics : quality images of New Zealand garden plants/ by Paul Ashford
Landscape planting designers site providing images of plants often showing the shape of the whole plant for landscaping purposes. Searchable by category or alphabetically with botanical and common names provided.
- Orchid Council New Zealand Inc
OCNZ site includes calendar of events; results from the latest New Zealand International Orchid Expo; growers to visit; news from clubs and a photo gallery.
- Powerco Taranaki Garden Spectacular : New Zealand's premier spring festival
Lists gardens and events associated with the festival. Includes bus tours and ticket sales and accommodation information.
- Pukeiti Rhododendron Trust Inc.
Pukeiti is a 320 hectare rainforest property adjacent to Egmont National Park, south of New Plymouth, which specialises in growing rhododendrons. It offers wedding and conference facilities, with the gardens & a cafe open to the public (opening hours given, plus seasonal flowering guide). Provides links to a selection of other garden websites.
- Science behind your garden
Resource for home gardeners, intended to provide an understanding of the science behind gardening. Takes an integrated approach that aims to manage the garden in balance with the environment. Covers: soil, turf, fruit, ornamentals and vegetables. Incorporated material originally developed by the former New Zealand Institute for Crop and Food Research Limited and the Horticulture and Food Research Institute of New Zealand and others
- Tui, the great NZ grow off
Site for vegetable growing competition using Tui garden products. Covers information on growing vegetables, recipes, a Veggie Club with newsletters, photo gallery and forum blog.
- Weedbusters : working together to protect New Zealand
A weed awareness/environmental protection programme. Offers weed information (definition, costs), weedbuster regional locations with local events, news, contacts & links, joining details (offering weed awards, newsletters and promotional material), prevention techniques, publications/educational and school resources, news and a photogallery.
- Wellington regional native plant guide
Information on how gardeners in the Wellington Region can use native plants to help native ecosystems survive, including practical advice on selecting plants which are ecologically appropriate for your area. Incorporates an interactive map with information about appropriate plants, and details of weather patterns, geology, soils, past vegetation, and species listings of native plants.