HAKARU-EN Bonsai Garden

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The garden will be named Hakaru-en, after the area that is known as Hakaru, in Mangawhai, Kaipara. This will be a long project both in time and scale but it will be great to finally start designing the landscape. Going completely off-grid, we’ll be powering up from the sun just like our plants.

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Looking East towards the coast from upper section.

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Looking West over native plantings and stream.

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South, down the property, including native plantings and stream.

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View north from proposed build site.

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Looking north west from proposed entrance way.

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Miko-Rose off to discover what treasures this new land has to offer…

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