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private garden

Greenwood Gardens

55 Greenwood Road, Havelock North.

Overview

Greenwood Garden is 2 minutes from Havelock North village.   Facing north the garden features 2 distinctive areas. The top garden getting full sun during spring and summer has lawns surrounded by plantings of roses and Rhodos plus many cacti in pots.
Special features include a pond with a large fountain, small waterfalls and 2 outdoor aquarium ponds, all full of fish that gather at the viewing glass panel at feeding time.  The bottom garden is essentially a small bushwalk.  This is where you will hear the native birds, especially the tuis which gather en masse to drink from the bird box set on the deck.

The Gardener

Mike is a builder by trade but has always been passionate about gardens and landscaping. He started Greenwood Garden from scratch in 2000 before building the family home in 2001.  

Garden Size

The garden is half an acre, allow an hour for your visit.

Info

  • Price
    $10 per person.
  • Parking
    We have limited parking at the top of the driveway for a small minivan only. We do have several options for parking so call Mike and discuss this with him. Unfortunately, we can not accommodate large buses.
  • Wheelchair Access
    The driveway is quite steep and the garden has limited flat areas.
  • Dogs allowed?
    No dogs thankyou as we have a cat.
  • Food available?
    Possibly in the future.
  • Picnics
    You are welcome to bring a picnic but please take away your rubbish.
  • Children allowed?
    Children must be well supervised as we have water features.
  • Toilets?
    We have toilet facilities available.
  • Seating
    There are several seating areas around the garden.
  • Plants/Sales
    Plant sales and a small shop on site.
  • Guided Tours
    We are happy to show you around the garden.

Map

55 Greenwood Road, Havelock North.

Travel to the top of Simila Ave which brings you to Greenwood Road and we are the second house on the right.