Key features to look out for include herbaceous borders, a small alpine rockery, mature trees in particular a huge copper beech tree, cordon fruit trees namely apple, pear and plum, vegetable growing areas, wildlife areas including a beaver run and bug hotel, agricultural machinery and a collection of old implements celebrating Bridge of Earn's agricultural heritage. There are a couple of greenhouses and polytunnels, a magnificent lawn to rival Gleneagles golf course, pagodas and a pergola supporting roses and clematis. Some unusual shrubs and shade loving plants along with perennials and colourful annuals in pots and borders can be seen. The open gardens are: 2 Kilgraston Cottages Bridge of Earn PH2 9HG (William Robertson) 2 The Orchard Bridge of Earn PH2 9DX (Stanley and Kareen Robertson) Brickhall Community Garden Edinburgh Road, Bridge of Earn PH2 (Avril Fulton) Craigievairn Heughfield Road, Bridge of Earn PH2 9BG (George Watson) Heughfield House Walled Garden Heughfield Road, Bridge of Earn PH2 9BH (Ian Cuthbert Imrie) Inver Heughfield Road, Bridge of Earn PH2 9BH (Jack and Norma Blair) Kirkwall Manse Road, Bridge of Earn PH2 9DY (Angela Beale) Tigh-na-Coille Rhynd Road, Bridge of Earn PH2 8PZ (Charlie and Carolyn Hamilton)
This is a fundraising event for the open garden charity Scotland’s Gardens Scheme which raises money for hundreds of local charities.