Blairwood House South Deeside Road, Blairs AB12 5YQ: A mature, densely planted, one acre garden full of flowering shrubs, herbaceous perennials and bulbs. The garden is laid out in naturally curving lines to harmonise with the surrounding fields. It includes a pond, a small but beautifully designed vegetable garden, a herb garden and a sunken patio. A lovely short walk leads to the river and back. No disabled access.
Easter Ord Farm Easter Ord, Skene, Westhill AB32 6SG: The house has open views towards Lochnagar and is surrounded by mixed herbaceous borders divided into a series of 'rooms'. There is a vegetable garden, a small orchard set in a wildflower area and a wildlife pond.
Pinetrees Cottage Banchory - Devenick AB12 5XR: A mature cottage garden set in 3/4 acre captures the imagination with a wide range of hardy plants, which include acer, rhododendrons, azaleas, topiary, roses and rock plants. Set in a backdrop of mature pine trees to the north and open fields to the south.