Taranaki Rhododendron & Garden Festival
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|Fri 29 Oct ’10, 9:00am||
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Where: Taranaki Rhododendron & Garden Festival, Various gardens around the region, New Plymouth
Restrictions: All Ages
- General admission: $4.00
- General admission: $8.00
- General admission: $12.00
- Booking fees may apply
Event listed by: Lisa McMullan
Once again the Taranaki Rhododendron & Garden Festival is jam packed with outstanding quality, innovation, expertise, and leisure and pleasure opportunities.
Here are just some of the things on offer during the 2010 Taranaki Rhododendron & Garden Festival:
* 49 of New Zealand's most stunning gardens open for viewing
* a vertical garden growing on the side of the festival's office building
* jazz and wine in gardens
* guest speakers
* floral design demonstartion
* steam train journey
* bus tours
* guided walks
* guest speakers
NZ Gardener's entertaining editor-at-large Lynda Hallinan will deliver her humorous take on .... "From Chelsea to chooks: how to be self-sufficient in style".
Author and high profile floral designer Fiona Hill will share her ideas about using spring flowers and other accessories to create beautiful seasonal floral designs. In her second presentation Fiona will show how to grow and use incredible edible microgreens.
In the programme you'll find details about these and other speaker presentations including: the art of pruning; new and recent product releases; featuring plants as focal points; and more!
Win! Win! Win!
Purchase your tickets by Friday 1 October and you'll go in the draw to win the early bird prize package which includes: two tickets to Lynda Hallinan's presentation, two festival t-shirts, four tickets to a jazz and wine function, plus a two-day double pass on Kiwi Tours.
Programmes and website
Programmes are free. We're happy to post one to you, just give us a call on the freephone number 0800 RHODO and we'll put one in the mail. Festival programmes and www.rhodo.co.nz provide all the information you need to plan your festival experience.
Tickets on sale now
You can buy tickets through www.rhodo.co.nz, over the phone (0800 RHODO), at outlets around Taranaki and at the gardens when you visit. The programme has all the details. Each garden has nominated a charge of either free, $4, $8, or $12.
The festival runs for ten days between 29 October to 7 November. If you need to book accommodation we suggest you do this sooner rather than later as the popularity of this event really does put the squeeze on accommodation in Taranaki.
Festival office and freephone number
You can phone, fax, or email the festival office......
Phone 0800 RHODO FEST (0800 746 363)
Fax 06 759 8458
Visit the website to find out more.
Taranaki Rhododendron & Garden Festival, Various gardens around the region, New Plymouth