Sun, May 22|
Totara Waters Subtropical Garden
Sunday sub-tropical double whammy How does a visit to Touch of the Tropics Nursery followed by a walk around Totara Waters Subtropical Garden - a 5 star garden of National Significance in Whenuapai sound? And all for only $10!
Time & Location
May 22, 2022, 1:00 PM
Auckland, 62 Trig Road, Whenuapai, Auckland 0618, New Zealand
About the Event
Sunday sub-tropical double whammy
How does a visit to Touch of the Tropics Nursery followed by a walk around Totara Waters Subtropical Garden - a 5 star garden of National Significance in Whenuapai sound? And all for only $10!
Touch of the Tropics Nursery
Sunday 22nd May we meet at 10am at Touch of the Tropics Nursery in Whenuapai (Jules Moore's latest creation). If you've not yet been you're in for a treat! Gardens that showcase plant combinations specifically suited for their location in a peaceful, calming, unique jungle environment. Tropical, sub-tropical, shade lovers, ferns, formal, unique, specialty - a plant for every spot! Jules will be there to show us around and share her extensive knowledge with us all and as it's a nursery you can also purchase plants on the day. Eftpos available. Touch of the Tropics Nursery 62 Trig Road, Whenuapai Heaps of car parking down the drive
Optional lunch - cafe stop
We meet at Totara Waters subtropical Garden in Whenuapai at 1pm so you've got time in between to stop at a local cafe. Suggestions are:
Midpoint Cafe - 102C Hobsonville Rd midpointcafe.co.nz (Parking beside café or on the side road)
Kneads All Day - 120 Hobsonville Road kneadsallday.co.nz (Parking behind café in the New World carpark)
Totara Waters Subtropical Garden of National Significance
1pm we meet at Totara Waters is a New Zealand Garden's Trust 5 Star Garden of National Significance and is Peter & Jocelyn Coyle's labour of love. Peter & Jocelyn have kindly invited us to share their established sub-tropical paradise that runs down to the waters' edge. Peter will talk to us at 1pm. Rare sub-tropicals (including palms, cycads and colourful bromeliads) and statuesque succulents and cacti are mass planted across the garden. Plants from the Americas and Africa co-habit happily in this garden - Dasylirion spp. and Nolina spp. next to Strelitzia spp. and Aloe spp. Don't miss this rare chance to see the New Zealand version of the Santa Barbara (USA) treasure - Lotusland.
Entry is $10 cash per person - payable on the day All are welcome - no surcharge for non-members
Totara Waters Garden, 89 Totara Road, Whenuapai Plenty of parking inside the gates of the property on the gobi block surface