Three Central Taranaki gardens have been named as gardens of significance in this year's 2013 Powerco Taranaki Garden Spectacular.
Hollards garden at Kaponga is a Garden of National Significance, Merleswood at Stratford and the Lockinge garden near Kapuni are Gardens of Significance.
Of the 47 premium Taranaki gardens in this year's Powerco Taranaki Garden Spectacular, a quarter have been independently assessed as Gardens of Significance by the New Zealand Gardens Trust.
The 10-day festival in November has 12 gardens of significance including one of "International Significance", six gardens of "National Significance" and five "Gardens of Significance".
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Approximately 6000 visitors paid more than 53,000 gardens visits in last year's event with a 99 per cent good to excellent visitor experience rating.
Details of the gardens in this year's event, as well the guest speakers and events will be launched on July 4.