Summer Activities

Beautiful ladies with lavender field at Lavender Backyard Garden


Lavender Backyard Garden is a small, family-owned lavender and blueberry farm in Newstead, Hamilton, New Zealand. Benjamin and Samantha have always loved natural products, and in 2014 they were able to bring this dream. Lavender Backyard Garden lets them share the benefits of nature with their visitors. Tracey, a qualified personal care specialist, leads the team developing their premium collection of skin care products. These lavender products are available in the shop, along with a range of other products that use the natural healing properties of lavender. You will be surprised how many great ways there are to use this beautiful plant in your daily life! 

Pick Your Own Lavender at Lavender Backyard Garden, New Zealand


SEASON  December - January

Sightseeing and casual photos entry: $3 per person
(Kids under 3 free entry)
PYO $10  per our glass jar ring of flowers


Lavender Backyard Garden is privately-owned area which is open for flower-lovers from all over the world. ・No wedding photos in Lavender Backyard Garden allowed during business hour - Please refrain from wearing wedding dress or similar to it.  No commercial photography allowed. ・No flying objects allowed – Please refrain from taking aerial photos and flying over Lavender Backyard Garden. Any wedding related photos or commercial or professional photography please enquire and book via email. Thank you.

Blueberry Field at Lavender Backyard Garden, New Zealand


SEASON  December - January
$4 per person to enter
(Kids under 3 free entry)
$12 per kg blueberries
Keep eyes on our FB for PYO blueberries availability. 
Please bring your own PYO container. Otherwise, you could get 2L  $0.50 ea container from our shop.
Single-use plastic shopping bags are banned in New Zealand. We cannot provide you with single-use plastic shopping bags.
PYO Housekeeping rules:
Our bushes are all covered by white nettings to prevent birds from eating. Please don't use knife to cut through the netting or any other way which destroys the netting. You are welcome to try a few berries, but please refrain from eating until they have been paid.
It takes a lot of time and hard work to maintain the field and produce blueberries.

Coffee Trailer at Lavender Backyard Garden, NZ


Light Meals
Real fruit blueberry ice cream
OPENING HOURS  9.00am - 5.00pm 
7 Days in December-January

Country Little Shop at Lavender Backyard Garden, NZ Lavender Farm 


Ready-Picked fresh blueberries
Frozen blueberries
Lavender skin care products
Blueberry fine foods
OPENING HOURS  9am - 4.00pm 
7 Days in November - February


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