• Viola hybrid \'Ultima Radiance Purple\'
  • Calendula officinalis Pacific Giants var. \'Radiance\' and Myosotis sylvatica, Forget-Me-Not
  • Iris germanica, Purple German Bearded Iris, perpetual flowering species
  • Macadamia  tetraphylla Hybrid Macadamia nut flower
  • Narcissus double flowering hybrid \'Manly\'
  • Daucus carota var. sativus purpurea, Purple Flowering Carrot; Aquilegia hybrid \'Marilyn\'; Spanish Bluebells
  • Allium triquetum. Three Cornered Garlic, Onion Weed
  • Wistaria venusta globosa, White Silky Wisteria
  • Scadoxus puniceus syn Haemanthus \'Magnificus\' The White Paintbrush Lily
  • Hypericum androsaemum, Tutsan
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welcomes your visit...

See thousands of colourful flowers set amongst sheltering mature gardens, featuring 2 large conservatories, container displays, a natural pond garden, an orchid house, lawn garden, perennial borders and lots lots more.
(check out our garden calender)
No matter the weather - we have it covered...
Floral Design Workshops with John Newton click here to view more...

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Every Wednesday 10am to Noon at Quarter Acre Paradise Gardens Conservatory, Mangere East.
Great for Birthday Parties, Business, Celebrations, Christmas, Church, Gifts & Weddings.

click here to visit our class program

For details call or text John 0274720700

Need a Guest Speaker for your Club or Group click here to view more...

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Contact Dale for an enthusiastic and entertaining Gardening Talk at your Meeting Rooms or in our gardens
Contact John for an exciting time filled with loads of fascinating tips and a
brilliant 'How to' floral demonstration !
Call 09 276 4827

to book your guest speaker today

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This week in the Garden

for October 2017

this months featured articles...
October is mid-spring when warm weather arrives country¬wide in New Zealand with new growth, abundant flowers, and the air filled with the fragrant promise of a new season. This is one of the busiest months of the year in the garden...
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Carrot is an edible version of that lovely meadow and country road wildflower classic the Queen Anne's Lace. This mineral rich vegetable is essential to Human health and easily grown from seed planted now. Choose a sunny, open site...
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During Victorian times the classic Florist Gloxinia, Sinningia speciosa, was a favourite floral Christmas gift for men because in the floral ‘language of flowers’ they represent “A Proud Spirit " and “Love At First Sight”. Quite a convenient...
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Design Workshops


18th. October 2017

book in early...

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for more details...


Spring Floral Wedding Bouquets

Made to Order & Budget

contact John to book your FREE personal consultation
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Silk Flower

Design Workshops

held at

Quarter Acre Paradise Gardens

& learn to create your own masterpieces like the professionals.

FREE Day Class:
This class will run for 2 hours from 10am to noon
every Wednesday for 10 weeks.

You're welcome to bring your own product or
purchase on site

(the knowledge & training is
FREE but products are not)

10 week Term starts
Wednesday 26th. July 2017
10am to Noon

(Late beginners are always welcome)

Evening Class:
This class will run for 2 hours from 6 to 8pm
every Wednesday for 10 weeks and
there is a charge of
$5.00 per class.

(10 week term to be paid in full on registration)

You're welcome to bring your own product or
purchase on site.

10 week Term starts
Wednesday 26th. July 2017
6pm to 8pm

(Late beginners are always welcome)

Text or Call John for more details & registrations

0274 720 700

or email jon@4flowers.co.nz
This Months Specials from our gift shop:
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NZ $15.00
NZ $58.00
NZ $45.00
NZ $10.80
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The "Quarter Acre" Paradise gardens welcomes your visit. Starting 1st. September see thousands of colourful spring flowers set amongst sheltering mature gardens, featuring 2 large conservatories, container displays, a natural pond garden, an orchid house, lawn garden, perennial boarders and lots lots more.
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Silk Flower Workshops
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Click Here to view the many Adult Students attending the
Silk Flower Design Workshops.
Enrol now term starts
Wed 8th. Feb 2017
John Newton
at the
Quarter Acre Paradise Garden Venue.

Ask about our Evening Classes
Start Wed 8th. Feb 2017

to view more pictures of the students working and learning.
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About us

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Media & Publications

host daffodils-100x66The following articles are a small part of the many published editorials on or about both Dale Harvey and John Newton plus the property affectionately nick named by the people of New Zealand, as the
"Quarter Acre” Paradise gardens.

Awards & Credits

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of The H.O.P.E. Trust
The Healing of Planet Earth.

Contact Us

P.O.Box Papatoetoe Central
2156 Auckland
New Zealand
Tel: +61 9 276 4827
Fax: +61 9 276 4025
Email: info@daleharvey.com