Your invite to gardens

CULBUIE gardens in Buchlyvie are going to be open to the public until October 31 through Scotland’s Gardens Scheme and thanks to Ian and Avril Galloway.

The gardens have a huge spring collection of rhododendrons, azaleas, narcissi, bluebells, primulas and meconopsis.

Also a woodland walk with new planting, early summer magnolias, cornus and viburnums, colouful perennial borders, a wild flower meadow and good autumn colour.

There is lots of interest throughout this five acre garden with splendid views to Ben Lomond and surrounding hills.

Admission is £4 Children get in free.

Gardens open by arrangement, phone 01360 850 232 or 07967 161241.

Dogs must be on leads. Beneficiaries of the garden opening are Preshal Trust and Scotland’s Gardens charities.

Directions: Take A811 to Buchlyvie, turn up Culbowie Road and Culbuie is almost at the top of the hill on the right.