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Visit Corners House in Gattonside

Visit Corners House in Gattonside

Wednesday 22 June, 2022
'In my most difficult times gardening has been my solace. In 1999 and 2001, my eldest grandsons were born. Both have Fragile X Syndrome.'
Get away to a garden

Get away to a garden

Wednesday 15 June, 2022
Going on holiday or planning a road trip in July or August? There’s almost certainly a garden to visit on the way.
 Visit Balhary - an organic walled garden

Visit Balhary - an organic walled garden

Tuesday 14 June, 2022
Corsock House Gardens 70th Platinum Jubilee

Corsock House Gardens 70th Platinum Jubilee

Friday 27 May, 2022
Corsock House is celebrating its own platinum jubilee this year as it opens for charity for the 70th time.
Pittenweem village trail on Sunday 12 June

Pittenweem village trail on Sunday 12 June

Thursday 26 May, 2022
A variety of gardens of Pittenweem, a picturesque fishing village in the East Neuk of Fife, will open their gates to the public to raise money for charities.
Behind the scenes of McLaren's Nursery - guided tour

Behind the scenes of McLaren's Nursery - guided tour

Wednesday 18 May, 2022
Ticketed event for a small group of 30 - book your ticket today.
The Western Isles Are Calling

The Western Isles Are Calling

Thursday 12 May, 2022
The Glasgow Garden Walks Group are a group of retirees who travel Scotland in their minivan, staying in hostels and exploring the many, beautiful gardens of Scotland.
Photography Competition

Photography Competition

Thursday 12 May, 2022
New for 2022, to celebrate Visit Scotland’s Year of Stories, we’re inviting you to share the stories of your garden visits and open days through the year by entering our first ever photography competition!
See Wildflowers This Summer at The Steading

See Wildflowers This Summer at The Steading

Wednesday 11 May, 2022
A trio of East Lothian Gardens

A trio of East Lothian Gardens

Tuesday 10 May, 2022
Water, water everywhere

Water, water everywhere

Thursday 5 May, 2022
Designing a garden in challenging conditions

Designing a garden in challenging conditions

Thursday 5 May, 2022
In this short series Caroline demonstrates how she makes the most of a difficult garden...
My Garden Open Day - Snowdrops at Cleghorn, Lanarkshire

My Garden Open Day - Snowdrops at Cleghorn, Lanarkshire

Thursday 31 March, 2022
We were delighted to hear from Mrs Nicky Eliott Lockhart, telling us about her February snowdrop open day at Cleghorn.
Recycle, as nature would!

Recycle, as nature would!

Tuesday 15 March, 2022
Repurposing materials to use in the garden can save money, and is lighter on the planet.
Visitor Survey

Visitor Survey

Thursday 3 March, 2022
We’d like to learn a bit more about our garden visitors. Please take a moment to answer a few questions about your experience with Scotland's Gardens Scheme.
Rhubarb Recipe

Rhubarb Recipe

Thursday 24 February, 2022
Try this rhubarb recipe tried and tested by garden owners at 101 Greenbank Crescent in Edinburgh
Dealing with ash dieback at Humbie Dean

Dealing with ash dieback at Humbie Dean

Monday 17 January, 2022
Frank Kirwan, the Garden Opener at Humbie Dean shares his recent experience with ash dieback in his garden in East Lothian.
Gardens 'by arrangement'

Gardens 'by arrangement'

Tuesday 4 January, 2022
Did you know that we have hundreds of gardens that are open to visitors by arrangement with the garden owner? This is your chance to arrange an exclusive visit!
Mid-winter meditation

Mid-winter meditation

Thursday 16 December, 2021
Give yourself the gift of checking in with yourself, by listening to this guided mid-winter meditation.
Douneside House Head Chef Matt Price shares his recipe for Wark Farm hogget

Douneside House Head Chef Matt Price shares his recipe for Wark Farm hogget

Wednesday 15 December, 2021
Matt Price, the Head Chef at Douneside House, has generously provided a seasonal recipe for Wark Farm hogget, for supporters of Scotland’s Gardens Scheme to try.
Christmas Wreath Workshop

Christmas Wreath Workshop

Wednesday 1 December, 2021
Follow along this free 30-minute video tutorial and make your own Christmas wreath. The workshop was kindly delivered by Penny Wright.
Autumn colours

Autumn colours

Sunday 17 October, 2021
Nothing will get you in the mood for autumn like these charming gardens filled with vibrant colours of trees and shrubs.
Growing snowdrops in Scotland - video

Growing snowdrops in Scotland - video

Monday 8 February, 2021
In this webinar, Helen Rushton is sharing her experience of growing snowdrops in East of Scotland.
Floral Charity Cards

Floral Charity Cards

Tuesday 3 November, 2020
Our Trustee, David Buchanan-Cook, has created a range of charity cards and is donating 40% of funds raised to support our charity and our main beneficiaries.
French Onion Soup

French Onion Soup

Monday 2 November, 2020
Try this delicious recipe from the garden at Leathad Ard, Isle of Lewis. Tastes best when made with home-grown onions!
Courgette Cake

Courgette Cake

Monday 2 November, 2020
Yummy cake by Garden Opener from Leathad Ard, Isle of Lewis. This is a standby cake enjoyed by visitors at garden open days.
Thank you from our Chairman

Thank you from our Chairman

Wednesday 14 October, 2020
Chairman David Mitchell thanks our Garden Openers, Volunteers and supporters
Summer Has Gone @ Maolachy Garden in Early Autumn

Summer Has Gone @ Maolachy Garden in Early Autumn

Monday 5 October, 2020
Garden Opener Georgina Dalton reflects on the end of summer, as she draws up a list of autumnal tasks.
Elderberry Syrup Recipe

Elderberry Syrup Recipe

Monday 28 September, 2020
Elderberry syrup - a tasty drink, high in vitamin C and antioxidants. My number one drink for cold and flu season.
Easing Out of Isolation @ Maolachy Garden in July

Easing Out of Isolation @ Maolachy Garden in July

Wednesday 19 August, 2020
Garden Opener Georgina Dalton reflects on reopening her garden in July.