News about Parkhead Gardens, news about Perthshire Gardens or even news about Scottish Gardens; we aim to bring you articles that we find interesting from a local or national perspective.

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April – Great British Weather

This morning we woke to a ‘whiteout’ having had overnight snow showers. The snow slowly melted but the daffodils and other flowers have been knocked down and the very strong, cold winds are not helping. The temperature has gone from a very pleasant 22° to a very cold 3°…oh the joys of the great British weather. Despite the unpredictable British weather, there is plenty of colour in the garden as many of the Spring bulbs and early flowering plants and shrubs…

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Bees Bees Bees

As you may know from the latest March entry of my Parkhead Gardens blog, I have been attending a Beekeepers course. I found this great article from the Telegragh the other day titled “10 tips for lovers of bees”. It gives 10 pratical and informative ways to encourage bees into your garden.        

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Parkhead Gardens Survive Hurricane Winds

After the battering Scotland got from the January 3rd 2012 hurricane winds (recorded up to 105mph), Parkhead Gardens got off lightly. Apart from a few pots being blown over, we are happy to report no lasting damage was done and we look forward to the season ahead. Some areas did not fair so well –  read this article from the Royal Botanic Gardens in Edinburgh  

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As seen on BBC TV – Beechgrove Garden

BBC One Beechgrove Gardens Episode 15 saw the Beechgrove Garden crew visit Parkhead Gardens. Carole Baxter visited this amazing garden and was treated to the rare collection of breathtaking Mylnefield Lilies – delicate flowers with various intricate formations and hues ranging from gold and red through orange and yellow to speckled cream.

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Reopens in May 2012

Parkhead Gardens in Perthshire is currently closed for garden tours and will reopen on May 1st 2012. Parkhead Gardens can be seen listed on the Scottish Garden Scheme website and also through the international garden website   You can book a Perthshire garden tour with us by submitting this form or calling us direct on +44(0)1738 625983.

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Visit Us

Open by arrangement | 1 May - 30 September

Parkhead House
Parkhead Gardens
Burghmuir Road

£5.00 Entry Fee | Children Free
Partial Wheelchair Access
No dogs except guide dogs

National Collection Lillies for sale
Masterclasses on Lily cultivation

Book a Tour

For all bookings please call Madeleine Tinson,
or use the Contact Form to email your enquiry

Tel: 01738 625983