Wilson’s Mill garden is respected as one of the finest and most expansive gardens in New Zealand. This South Island garden is brimming with Trees, shrubs, roses and flowers, all within a superb landscape design that includes a lily clad lake, willow tree lined stream with bridge, a large Oak orchard, a tall hedged Secret Garden , a Bog garden, plus many more features.

Kelvin and Lesley Finlay are the proud new owners of Wilson’s Mill Gardens at Ohoka, Kaiapoi, North Canterbury and  are looking forward to putting their own stamp on the House and Grounds.
Renovations have begun on the house and will continue in 2014. For that reason, the Gardens will continue to be Closed until further notice.
When renovations have been completed, the Gardens will be Open “By Appointment Only “ for Garden Tours, Special Events and Wedding Photos.

Unfortunately Wilson’s Mill Garden will NO longer be a venue for Wedding Ceremonies and Wedding Receptions.Please contact us by email at kfinlay@telus.net should you wish to make a booking for a Garden tour, Special event or Wedding photos only, in 2015.

Then you can enjoy the gardens tranquility as you wander through the 4.8 hectares of sheer beauty. Whether it is the picturesque lake, or the homestead surrounded by water, garden borders and towering trees, the Wilson’s Mill Garden experience is one that defines paradise.

Wilson’s Mill is named after an original flax mill, the flax now replaced by deer and cattle in adjacent paddocks. Today the Wilson's Mill house with its neo-classic style is of great interest architecturally giving another dimension to the visit.

For more information about Wilson's Mill Garden please contact us.