(Colin and Joan McMinn) The garden is dominated by a large lawn with a flower bed with mixed planting. There is also a mature lime, lilac and cherry trees. There is a border with a profusion of planting including lavatera, fuchsias, pampas grass and hydrangeas. Overlooking the lawn is a ‘sitooterie’. At the rear of the property is a delightful bijoux courtyard garden. 68 Kilmardinny
(John and Margaret Redmond) The front garden has a curved lawn which has borders of mixed trees, shrubs, perennials and annual plants including a scented path. Statues are delightfully placed in the garden. There are various pots in the gravel area and the lower patio area. The borders either side of the house contain peonies hellebores, hostas, shrubs and a magnolia tree. 70 Kilmardinny
(John and Nancy Heath) The front garden contains a colourful variety of shrubs and trees. There is an eye-catching carved wooden sculpture of an eagle surrounded by shrubs which include berberis, pieris, azaleas and hostas. The small lawn at the front of the house is bordered with shrubs. There is a water feature at the corner of the lawn.
From Glasgow via Canniesburn Toll Roundabout take the A81 (Milngavie Road). Just past Kilmardinny Estate Self Catering Cottages on the right-hand side take a left into Kilmardinny Avenue then second left into Kilmardinny Crescent. By bus 60A from Glasgow or 10A Balfron bus. Bus stop near junction of Milngavie Road and Kilmardinny Avenue. By train to Hillfoot station then a short bus ride.
Sunday 26 July, 2pm - 5pm (2020)
Admission £6.00, children free.
· Children's Hospice Association Scotland 60%.
Live music, weather permitting.