An evening tour with the Curator, Mark Paterson and Head Gardener, Richard Walker. The garden comprises a sunken garden with alpine lawn, a rock garden built in the 1960s complete with cascading water and pond system, a long double sided herbaceous border, a formal rose garden with drystone walling, and an arboretum. It has a large collection of flowering bulbs and rhododendrons, and many unusual shrubs and trees. It is sometimes known as The Secret Garden of Old Aberdeen. Champion Trees: Quercus ilex, Acer griseum and a tri-stemmed Nothofagus obliqua
This is a fundraising event for the open garden charity Scotland’s Gardens Scheme which raises money for hundreds of local charities.