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Events in Edinburgh

Scotland’s Gardens Scheme Open Garden: Shepherd House

6th February 2024 - 25th July 2024
Musselburgh

Visit Shepherd House, a constantly evolving artist’s garden that never stands still, with lots of surprises including a shell house built in 2014, lavender parterres, a rill and fountains!

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Scotland’s Gardens Scheme Open Garden: Humbie Dean

Selected dates between 20th March 2024 - 2nd October 2024
Various Locations East Lothian

Come and visit Humbie Dean, a two-acre ornamental and woodland garden sandwiched between two burns at 600 feet with interest throughout a long season!

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Scotland’s Gardens Scheme Open Garden: Hunter’s Tryst

1st April 2024 - 30th September 2024
Edinburgh South

Hunter’s Tryst is a well-stocked and beautifully designed, mature, medium-sized, wildlife-friendly town garden.

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Scotland’s Gardens Scheme Open Garden: Stobshiel House

3rd April 2024 - 25th September 2024
Various Locations East Lothian

The garden at Stobshiel House is effectively split into four main parts and The extensive collection of shrubs and mature trees offer a fantastic backdrop during all seasons.

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Scotland’s Gardens Scheme Open Garden: A Blackbird Sings

Selected dates between 13th April 2024 - 17th August 2024
Longniddry

This long garden in a corner site of Glassel Park Estate is planted mostly by plant type with water features and an unheated conservatory contains cacti and insectivorous plants.

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Scotland’s Gardens Scheme Open Garden: 101 Greenbank Crescent

28th April 2024 - 31st July 2024
Various Locations Edinburgh

101 Greenbank Crescent hides a fascinating garden on a steeply sloped site, with views over Braidburn Valley Park to the Pentland hills.

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Scotland’s Gardens Scheme Open Garden: Tyninghame House and The Walled Garden

Selected dates between 12th May 2024 - 23rd June 2024
Dunbar

Enjoy a visit to Tyninghame House and The Walled Garden, awarded ‘Outstanding’ for every category in the Inventory of Gardens and Designed Landscapes of Scotland!

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Scotland’s Gardens Scheme Open Garden: Longwood

Selected dates between 15th May 2024 - 14th August 2024
Various Locations East Lothian

Visit Longwood, an extensive, long-established country garden at 800 feet, undergoing renewal. There are ducks and hens, stream and ponds as well as areas of wild garden.

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Beautiful Bluebells

19th May 2024

Join Ranger Emma on Sunday 19th May for a late spring exploration of Hopetoun’s Grounds and delve into the folklore and natural history of the collections of Bluebells!

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Scotland’s Gardens Scheme Open Garden: Broadwoodside

19th May 2024
Various Locations East Lothian

Enjoy a day out as you visit the garden of Broadwoodside in East Lothian on 19th May!

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Scotland’s Gardens Scheme Open Garden: Moray Place and Bank Gardens

19th May 2024
Edinburgh New Town

Visit the amazing communal gardens for the Residents of the Moray Estate. Between them they stretch over 9 acres offering an atmosphere of tranquillity within the city centre!

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Scotland’s Gardens Scheme Open Garden: 20 Blackford Road

2nd June 2024
Edinburgh South

20 Blackford Road is a Victorian walled garden of a quarter of an acre with a large collection of trees, shrubs and herbaceous perennials!

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Scotland’s Gardens Scheme Open Garden: Blackdykes Garden

Selected dates between 7th June 2024 - 21st June 2024
North Berwick

Blackdykes Garden was created 30 years ago from open fields and the three acre site has extensive views southwards towards the Lammermuirs.

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Scotland’s Gardens Scheme Open Garden: Dirleton Village

8th June 2024 - 9th June 2024
Dirleton

Dirleton is widely recognised as one of Scotland’s prettiest conservation villages. The gardens can all be visited on a single ticket which will also admit you to the castle gardens.

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Scotland’s Gardens Scheme Open Garden: Dean Gardens

9th June 2024
Edinburgh West

Founded in the 1860s by local residents, the Dean Gardens contain part of the great structure of the Dean Bridge, a Thomas Telford masterpiece of 1835.

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Scotland’s Gardens Scheme Open Garden: Maggie’s Edinburgh

9th June 2024
Edinburgh West

At Maggie’s we believe that gardens can have an amazing, positive effect on health and well-being. Each of our centres has a beautiful garden designed alongside the building.

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Scotland’s Gardens Scheme Open Garden: Inveresk Village

15th June 2024 - 16th June 2024
Musselburgh

The village gardens are open over two days for the first time and enthusiasts can visit on both days if they retain their village map and a sticky badge.

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Scotland’s Gardens Scheme Open Garden: 14 East Brighton Crescent

16th June 2024
Portobello

Enjoy a visit to 14 East Brighton Crescent with roughly two-thirds of an acre suburban garden, developed over 40 years!

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Scotland’s Gardens Scheme Open Garden: Claremont

Selected dates between 16th June 2024 - 4th August 2024
Whitburn

Claremont is an eclectic garden created over the past 18 years. There are three ponds (one very large), a rockery, a dovecot, rose patio and a few interesting trees including a grand monkey puzzle.

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Scotland’s Gardens Scheme Open Garden: Congalton House

21st June 2024
North Berwick

The garden at Congalton House is an attractive family garden with a wide variety of plants and good colour throughout the summer months.

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Scotland’s Gardens Scheme Open Garden: Longniddry Gardens

23rd June 2024
Longniddry

Longniddry is an attractive village with extensive green spaces and outstanding sea views. The gardens offer a wonderful variety of size, layout and planting ensuring something for visitor to enjoy.

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Scotland’s Gardens Scheme Open Garden: Merchiston Cottage

23rd June 2024
Edinburgh South

Come and enjoy our romantic walled garden within a mile of the city centre providing a haven for wildlife based on a tapestry of habitats including numerous water features.

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Scotland’s Gardens Scheme Open Garden: Stockbridge Gardens

23rd June 2024
Stockbridge and Canonmills

Visit some of the surprising horticultural delights behind the discrete terraces of Stockbridge and enjoy homemade refreshments in a classic Georgian pleasure garden!

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Scotland’s Gardens Scheme Open Garden: Gifford Bank

29th June 2024 - 30th June 2024
Various Locations East Lothian

Gifford Bank is a Georgian house set in 4 acres on the edge of the village and is taking part on Scotland’s Gardens Scheme Open Garden on 8th & 9th July.

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Scotland’s Gardens Scheme Open Garden: Whitehouse & Grange Bowling Club

30th June 2024
Edinburgh South

Come along and enjoy the walled garden at Whitehouse & Grange Bowling Club!

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Scotland’s Gardens Scheme Open Garden: Fountainbank

6th July 2024 - 7th July 2024
Linlithgow

Fountainbank, a new developing garden with disabled access, features a mix of herbaceous plants, shrubs and trees, a pond, alpines and raised vegetable beds plus a few piece of art.

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Scotland’s Gardens Scheme Open Garden: Pentland Crescent Gardens

7th July 2024
Edinburgh South

Pentland Crescent Gardens include three neighbouring gardens (two of which are new for 2022). They are all laid out very differently, offering a wide range of ideas for visitors.

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Scotland’s Gardens Scheme Open Garden: Craigentinny Telferton Allotments

21st July 2024
Portobello

Come and enjoy tea, home baking and a chat with our friendly plot-holders at this independent allotment site is a tranquil and charming space, hidden away in a built-up area!

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Scotland’s Gardens Scheme Open Garden: 39 Nantwich Drive

3rd August 2024
Edinburgh East

39 Nantwich Drive is a large friendly garden, run on organic principles. It includes a mini orchard, pond, mixed borders, greenhouse and a secret garden.

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Scotland’s Gardens Scheme Open Garden: 77 Kirk Brae

4th August 2024
Edinburgh South

77 Kirk Brae features a mix of mature and younger trees, herbaceous beds and borders, a vegetable patch, lawn, a 19th century cast iron vinery, an old monkey puzzle, pond and a patio.

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Scotland’s Gardens Scheme Open Garden: The Gardens at Archerfield Walled Garden

11th August 2024

Our walled gardens, developed over the last 8 years, comprise a series of themed spaces designed to provide year-round interest.

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Scotland’s Gardens Scheme Open Garden: Amisfield Walled Garden

24th August 2024 - 25th August 2024
Haddington

Amisfield Walled Garden is a large 18th-century walled garden, abandoned for many years until around 15 years ago and since transformed.

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An Audience with Monty Don

2nd December 2024

Join BBC Gardeners' World presenter and gardening writer, Monty Don, as he shares his passion for gardens and the unique role they play in human inspiration and wellbeing.

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Gardening Events in Fife

Here's a selection of Gardening Events you can find over on our sister site, What's On Fife:

Scotland’s Gardens Scheme Open Garden: Auchtermuchty Open Gardens

Scotland’s Gardens Scheme Open Garden: Auchtermuchty Open Gardens

15th June 2024 - 16th June 2024

The diversity of Auchtermuchty Open Gardens makes this village well worth a visit!

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Scotland’s Gardens Scheme Open Garden: Pitlochie House

Scotland’s Gardens Scheme Open Garden: Pitlochie House

Selected dates between 26th May 2024 - 1st September 2024

This established garden has year-round interest. A restoration project with quirky features, characters and surprises!

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Scotland’s Gardens Scheme Open Garden: Greenhead Farmhouse

Scotland’s Gardens Scheme Open Garden: Greenhead Farmhouse

15th September 2024

Visit Greenhead Farmhouse with it's south-facing garden combining a sense of formality in its symmetrical layout, with an informal look of mixed herbaceous and shrub borders.

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Gardening Events in Glasgow

Here's a selection of Gardening Events you can find over on our sister site, What's On Glasgow:

Ideal Home Show Scotland

Ideal Home Show Scotland

24th May 2024 - 27th May 2024

Ideal Home Show Scotland makes a welcome return to the SEC Glasgow with a wonderland of inspiration for your home and garden from the 24th - 27th May!

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Scotland’s Gardens Scheme Open Garden: SWG3 Community Garden

Scotland’s Gardens Scheme Open Garden: SWG3 Community Garden

21st July 2024

Derelict land transformed into a thriving garden with community allotments, beehives & indigenous trees... discover SWG3's green oasis as part of Scotland's Gardens Scheme!

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Scotland’s Gardens Scheme Open Garden: The Gardens Of Milton Of Campsie

Scotland’s Gardens Scheme Open Garden: The Gardens Of Milton Of Campsie

23rd June 2024

Several private gardens as well as the Community Garden in Milton Of Campsie will open their doors to the public on Sunday 23rd June as part of Scotland's Gardens Scheme!

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Gardening Events in Lanarkshire

Here's a selection of Gardening Events you can find over on our sister site, What's On Lanarkshire:

Scotland’s Gardens Scheme Open Garden: Covington Gardens

Scotland’s Gardens Scheme Open Garden: Covington Gardens

16th June 2024

Come along and explore a group of three gardens in and close to Covington Village as part of Scotland’s Gardens Scheme!

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Scotland’s Gardens Scheme Open Garden: Stobwood Cottage Garden

Scotland’s Gardens Scheme Open Garden: Stobwood Cottage Garden

10th August 2024 - 11th August 2024

A four-times winner of West Lothian Gardener of the year, Jamie invites you to Stobwood Cottage. In just four years he has established a hugely impressive garden in the South Lanarkshire countryside!

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Plant Sale

Plant Sale

25th May 2024

Join Bonnie Blantyre for their annual plant sale in the Blantyre Miners Community Garden on Saturday 25th May!

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Gardening Events in Renfrewshire and Inverclyde

Here's a selection of Gardening Events you can find over on our sister site, What's On Renfrewshire:

Kilmacolm Plant Sale

Kilmacolm Plant Sale

Selected dates between 27th April 2024 - 13th July 2024

Come along to Kilmacolm on Saturday 22nd April or Saturday 13th July for the annual Spring and Summer Plant Sales in aid of Scotland's Gardens Scheme!

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Scotland’s Gardens Scheme Open Garden: Barnbeth House

Scotland’s Gardens Scheme Open Garden: Barnbeth House

2nd June 2024

Barnbeth Estate is a country estate in Renfrewshire with an Arts & Crafts mansion at its heart, come and explore the extensive grounds as part of Scotland's Gardens Scheme!

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Scotland’s Gardens Scheme Open Garden: North Newton Farm

Scotland’s Gardens Scheme Open Garden: North Newton Farm

11th August 2024

In six years, the new owners have transformed North Newton Farm garden! Come and explore the grounds for yourself as part of Scotland’s Gardens Scheme.

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Gardening Events in Stirling

Here's a selection of Gardening Events you can find over on our sister site, What's On Stirling:

Scotlands Gardens Scheme Open Garden: Thorntree

Scotlands Gardens Scheme Open Garden: Thorntree

1st May 2024 - 1st September 2024

Thorntree is an inspiring garden to visit at any time of the year. From the garden you can see panoramic views from Ben Lomond to Doune.

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Scotland’s Gardens Scheme Open Garden: 18 Buchany

Scotland’s Gardens Scheme Open Garden: 18 Buchany

Selected dates between 12th May 2024 - 21st July 2024

18 Buchany is a cottage garden with perennial and fruit tree borders, along with raised beds for vegetables.

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Scotland’s Gardens Scheme Open Garden: Bridge of Allan Gardens

Scotland’s Gardens Scheme Open Garden: Bridge of Allan Gardens

19th May 2024

Bridge of Allan gardens will again feature a selection of larger and smaller gardens.

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