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1 Burnton Road

Dalrymple KA6 6DY
David and Margaret Blatchford
T:01292 561988
A tiny slice of jungle nestled within a small triangular plot. To the front of the house are two beds planted with nectar-secreting plants and in a larger bed, a sea of Stipa tenuissima studded with perennials. To the rear, a small patio is home to some bonsai and a collection of potted terrestrial ferns including rare blechnum species and succulents. A serpentine path meanders through dense planting of palms, bamboos and tree ferns. Of particular note are hardy and tender bromeliads and aroids such as arisaema and colocasia. Flower highlights are provided by lilies (species and cultivars), cannas and gingers.

Directions: From the north take the A77 Ayr to Stranraer. At the junction with the A713 take the left and follow the road past the hospital to junction with B742, turn right into the village and park in the White Horse car park at the T junction. The garden is on the corner of Burnton and Barbieston Roads. From the south off the A77 take the B7034, turn right. Follow into village, at Kirkton Inn junction turn left. Follow Barbieston Road. Bus 52 from Ayr.

By arrangement 1 June - 31 August (2021)
Admission £5.00, children free.
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