Fall in love with your garden again.

Is your garden unloved and neglected? Do you feel overwhelmed and do not know where to start? Are you a home owner, property manager, landscaping company or local business owner? 

From advice to full garden makeovers in the central Auckland area we are award winning, trusted experts in all aspects of home gardens and we LOVE to see you light up at the transformations we achieve.

No job is too big, small, crazy or overgrown. We just love gardens.

Hi, I'm Kate the Gardener

and we sell garden passion in spades. Figuratively speaking. Literally speaking we create spaces that you want to hang out in ALL. THE. TIME.

We are amazing at what we do:

creating swoon worthy garden spaces

Are you ready to fall in love with your garden again?

Some recent reviews of our work...

"5 Hammer" reviews on Builder's Crack

WINNER of 'The Most Outstanding Lifestyle Business' and finalist for 'The Bizbuzz Most Community-Minded Business' awards at the 2017 David Awards

First ever Neighbourhood Champion Neighbour's Day (2017)

Kate's work around the community was noted by Age Concern in Feb 2017

We are NOT one-off gardeners (one-man-band // small teams) and NOT the big chain companies that produce a cookie cutter offering in the market.

 We are the ROCK STARS of the gardening world.

We find out what makes you happy in your garden space and how we can help you to create a space that you want to hang out in ALL. THE. TIME!

Let us help get your garden SORTED

We are friendly, fun, honest (with grit and a bit of edge), warm, always learning, super passionate, personal, genuine gardening rock stars who are excellent at what we do. 

We have an ability to take a much more tailored approach to what you need and are exceptional in the level of service we provide.

Latest on the blog

Awesome planting options for shared spaces

June 10, 2018
Shared spaces offer some great options for well thought through planting. This week our team have been reworking a couple of these zones, including apartment shared walkways and school gardens. These areas are often considered tricky for the following reasons:they are generally high foo...
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Awesome planting options for shared spaces

Shared spaces offer some great options for well thought through planting.  This week our team have been reworking a couple of these zones, including apartment shared walkways and school gardens. Read more

Succulently living walls

On a recent trip to Russell I came across some fantastic looking living walls such as this one decorating the entrance to Hone's Garden (the best summer pizza joint by the way). Living walls areRead more

Flamingo Gardens

Love them or hate them Flamingos are a garden statement.  And while as gardeners we often find them falling apart in the bottom of a garden, with legs missing and beaks askew - I always smileRead more

Hydrangea - the ugly season

We know many of you are feeling depressed about your hydrangeas - especially once we have shown you how to prune them....down to sad little stumps. So I am writing this post to reassure you thatRead more

Garden Meditations

Recently we have had the pleasure of working in gardens with some 'hidden spaces' - often referred to as the 'meditation space' they all have one thing in common - escape.  A few minutes in theseRead more

Become a Rose Guru - without the stress

I think every Gardener probably has a plant they aren't naturally drawn to. For me? It was roses. They can be pretty intimidating things - loads of complicated advice, prone to pests, thorny,Read more

Start now for a Christmas garden to enjoy!

I get it. By the time Christmas rolls around, the garden is not top on your priority list. But at the same, so much of what happens at Christmas time takes place in the garden (think bbq, wines, famRead more


We are so thrilled to be declared the winners of the Most Outstanding Lifestyle Business Award. For the past decade, The David Awards have been recognising the unsung heroes in home and smallRead more

Nominated twice in the David Awards!

Little announcement! We are a finalist in two categories of The David Awards for small biz. Both categories are so key to the vision I have had from Day 1 for Kate the Gardener - focusing on theRead more

Testimonial time!

We let our amazing clients do that for us! Here's a selection of the latest reviews and testimonials we've received... "Kate is a wonderful gardener with a great eye, and always delivers! She has sorRead more

Mini Makeover Reveal

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It's winter: mulch like your life depends on it

Any of you who know me, know I will not shoosh about mulch. In winter it can be life changing. Not only does it make your complete shambles of a garden look less horrific, it does these amazingRead more
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Our team are based in central Auckland.
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