Programme

Grow Ōtautahi, Christchurch Garden Festival celebrates our community, champions our environment, and supports education; it is a showcase of the region’s love of gardening and the outdoors. The 2022 festival will stimulate discussion about horticulture, gardening, food resilience, water and healthy eating with key messages delivered via a creative and innovative programme / he hōtaka tūmatanui of workshops, demonstrations, exhibits and seminars.

Garden experts, top chefs, environmental champions, schools, scientists and communities are all taking part in the event – sharing their love of growing in their own unique way.

Click here to learn all about our fun 2021 festival zones!

Or, check out the 2021 programme below for a sample of what you may see in 2022!

Friday 12 March

  1. 9:00am
    Treetech Kids Zone
    We all know that kids love climbing trees; let our experienced arborists get your child climbing high in the tree with the safety of a rope and …
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  1. 11:30am
    Terra Viva Workshop Marquee
    Moderated by Julia Atkinson-Dunn of Studio Home, these events focus on filling in the blanks that new gardeners experience by an expert panel.
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  1. 12:30pm
    Horticultural Futures Hub
    Grow mahinga kai – connecting the environment, people and food presented by Environment Canterbury.
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  1. 1:00pm
    Treetech Kids Zone
    We all know that kids love climbing trees; let our experienced arborists get your child climbing high in the tree with the safety of a rope and …
    Arrow Icon
  1. 3:30pm
    Terra Viva Workshop Marquee
    Learn all you need to know to keep your lawn looking great using the latest products and techniques designed with the environment in mind.
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Saturday 13 March

  1. 9:00am
    Treetech Kids Zone
    We all know that kids love climbing trees; let our experienced arborists get your child climbing high in the tree with the safety of a rope and …
    Arrow Icon
  1. 9:30am
    Horticultural Futures Hub
    Grow mahinga kai – connecting the environment, people and food presented by Environment Canterbury.
    Arrow Icon
  1. 11:30am
    Terra Viva Workshop Marquee
    Moderated by Julia Atkinson-Dunn of Studio Home, these events focus on filling in the blanks that new gardeners experience by an expert panel.
    Arrow Icon
  1. 1:00pm
    Treetech Kids Zone
    We all know that kids love climbing trees; let our experienced arborists get your child climbing high in the tree with the safety of a rope and …
    Arrow Icon
  1. 2:30pm
    Terra Viva Workshop Marquee
    Learn all you need to know to keep your lawn looking great using the latest products and techniques designed with the environment in mind.
    Arrow Icon

Sunday 14 March

  1. 9:00am
    Treetech Kids Zone
    We all know that kids love climbing trees; let our experienced arborists get your child climbing high in the tree with the safety of a rope and …
    Arrow Icon
  1. 11:30am
    Terra Viva Workshop Marquee
    Moderated by Julia Atkinson-Dunn of Studio Home, these events focus on filling in the blanks that new gardeners experience by an expert panel.
    Arrow Icon
  1. 1:00pm
    Treetech Kids Zone
    We all know that kids love climbing trees; let our experienced arborists get your child climbing high in the tree with the safety of a rope and …
    Arrow Icon
  1. 1:30pm
    Terra Viva Workshop Marquee
    Learn all you need to know to keep your lawn looking great using the latest products and techniques designed with the environment in mind.
    Arrow Icon
  1. 3:30pm
    Horticultural Futures Hub
    Grow mahinga kai – connecting the environment, people and food presented by Environment Canterbury.
    Arrow Icon

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