'Bugman' Ruud Kleinpaste at Hollard Gardens. Welcome to Hollard Gardens

A horticultural oasis in the very heart of dairying country. A passionate plantsman's  garden and Taranaki showcase ... Discover the passion and determination that made Bernard Hollard invaluable to  many gardens and nurseries, and learn about plant propagation.

Owned and managed by the Taranaki Regional Council on behalf of the people of the region. Enjoy it - it's yours.

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Use the free MyParx App for Apple or Android!


The Hollard Centre is a functions venue for South and Central Taranaki — come and check it out! Information on Hollard Centre

See the Taranaki Regional Gardens Facebook page for photos from our Easter Monday Harvest Festival and competition results.

Check out Sandy's column on our recent mini orchards workshop

Coming events

Sunday 26 July, 2pm-4pm: Free workshop - the buzz about bees. Join us for an introductory session on bee keeping: Getting started, the tools needed, looking after hives and caring for honey bees.

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