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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.
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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.

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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 February 2018

this months featured articles...
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February brings Late Summer to New Zealand. Late Summer is a big month for (sub) tropical blooms like: Bougainvillea, Hibiscus, Gardenia, Bromeliads, Jacobinia, Mandevilla, Plumeria, Stephanotis, summer Orchids, tropical Water Lilies and...
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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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7th. February 2018

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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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Silk Flower Design Workshops.
Enrol now term starts
Wed 7th. Feb 2018
John Newton
at the
Quarter Acre Paradise Garden Venue.

Ask about our Evening Classes
Start Wed 7th. Feb 2018

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(Click here to see past designs the Students have been creating)
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About us

dale-john 01-100x66 Dale Harvey and John Newton met in Melbourne Australia in 1981. Since then they both have supported each others careers while also building and maintaining their own. Read about how they were able to turn their joint careers into one and creating a dream of a better world starting in their own local community.

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