The gardens are well established and have a good display of mature trees, shrubs and planting
64 Kilmardinny Crescent
G61 3NW (Colin and Joan): 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 mixed 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 Crescent
G61 3NW (John and Margaret): 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 Crescent
G61 3NW (John and Nancy): 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.
8 Carse View Drive
G61 3NJ (Gerry and Sandra): The garden is the setting for a 1930’s Art Deco/International style house in Bearsden. There is a large lawn with an informal planting scheme of trees and shrubs. There are many unusual plants including a pineapple tree and a pink variety of cornus.
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.
There will be a well stocked plant stall at 68 Kilmardinny Crescent. Cream teas will be served at 64 Kilmardinny Crescent.