Visit our 2021 Gardens - 11 great gardens (with 10 new ones)

There are 11 beautiful gardens to visit in 2021 on Sunday 21st November.

Ticket holders will be issued with a wristband and map to visit the  stunning gardens that Cambridge have to offer. 

You will also be given an opportunity to meet the owners and creators of
each garden and find out more about their design history and inspiration.

This year, there is also the special 'Behind the Scenes Tour' at Amber Garden Centre.  This is an extra cost of $15 per person, and tickets are limited for each time slot.  These tickets can only be purchased on the website at Buy Tickets

97 Wells Place, RD1, Cambridge

Crowd Pleaser - our cornerstone 'repeat' garden - ever changing

Jan and Bill Mathers are well known in the gardening world mainly for their huge collection of hydrangea species. Although open to gardening groups and charity open days, their garden is never the same, with changing outdoor spaces with new plantings each season.

2/182 French Pass Road

Designer Inspiration

Juliet and Sean Coleman's sweeping drive curves around the front of the house with waving grasses and shrubs and topiaries leading to the front door. Potager gardens, trees, vegetables and flowers in abundance, combine with a maze of raised beds which have a tranquil feel of lush growth leading to the back door. A country garden worth exploring.

105 French Pass Road

A Riot of Colour

Anne and Steve Spelchan have developed their country gardens over the last 20 years.  A kaleidoscope of colour greets you at every turn, with changing colour schemes through the seasons.  Mature trees frame the fringe of the garden beds bringing welcome shade during the hot summer days.

8 Lewis Way

Designed For The Eye To Follow

Ross Browne and Brian Murray's garden has clever design features that connect your visual senses from one point to another throughout the landscaping.  This new garden has matured rapidly with love and care in the Waikato climate, showcasing many varieties of plants suitable for the region.

40 Terry Came Drive

With Nature in Mind

Eunice and Peter Martin join the ranks of smaller gardens for their retirement.  The garden is enclosed on three sides with fences, softened by climbers and graduated planing.  Flowers and shrubs with birds and butterflies in mind have flourished in this sheltered environment.


33 William Paul Street

Size Doesn't Matter

Moving to a smaller garden and new home Joy and Des Bell are keen gardeners and have adapted their creative appetite to suit their new environment and in one year have developed an eye catching oasis of ornaments and garden pots.


28 Grey Street

A Tranquil Environment

Jacquie King's delightful large urban garden is spacious and mature.  The majestic Copper Beech and other specimen trees give welcome shade to the flowerbeds.  Roses spill over the fences and many varieties bloom throughout the landscaping which surrounds the home and pool areas.

75 Peake Road

Country Garden

Annette McWha has developed her spacious garden around her character home.  At the Bed and Breakfast business, her clients love the sweeping lawns, fish pond and the paths that meander around under under the mature trees.  A place to sit and enjoy away from peoples hectic lifestyles.

107 Peake Road

One Acre Farm - Bees At Work

Damian and Kate Paine have developed this lifestyle block to cater for their individual interests.  The field of lavender produces products from fresh bunches of flowers to oils and sprays.  Kate is a marriage celebrant and marries couples under the trees in her country garden.

15 Cowley Drive

13 Year Project

Moving to Cambridge, Eric and Jan Todd bought a home on a large plot with undeveloped gardens.  the property now sits in park-like grounds studded with specimen trees and gardens with lots of outdoor living spaces which give privacy from surrounding properties.

32a Shelley Street

Large Residential Surprise

An abundance of flowers, shrubs, trees and roses surround Katherine Tozer and Peter Tribe's property while the line of maples fringe the obsolete swimming pool which is now home to irises, water loving grasses, dragonflies and goldfish.

Behind the Scenes Tour of Amber Garden Centre

Not only is Amber Garden Centre one of our major sponsors they are the 'go to' place for great quality plans and ideas (and a wonderful cafe) for Cambridge residents.  This is a special opportunity to see behind the scenes at learn how the Clancy family produce their great quality plants - and maybe learn some secrets about how they do it.  Tours are at 9am, 10am, 11am, midday and 1pm and are limited to 30 people each.  Buy tickets online at Buy Tickets for Behind the Scenes Tour.

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