If you’re looking for a splash of summer colour after the spell of dismal weather, head along to Geilston Garden at Cardross on Sunday, June 9.

The National Trust for Scotland property is hosting a special event under Scotland’s Gardens Scheme from 1pm to 5pm.

As well as the flowers and shrubs, visitors will be able to enjoy homemade teas in the walled garden and entertainment by local musicians.

Meanwhile, a plant sale will give gardeners the chance to stock up with garden favourites to add colour to their own plots.

Every year, the scheme opens a fantastic selection of gardens across Scotland to raise money for hundreds of charities.

Its purpose and vision is to raise money through encouraging, promoting and supporting garden openings, whilst making the whole experience inspiring, rewarding and enjoyable for all involved.

It also gives an opportunity to view gardens that are not normally open to the pubic.

Geilston Garden has many attractive features, including the walled garden, with the herbaceous border providing summer colour, tranquil woodland walks and a large working kitchen garden. This is the ideal season for viewing the Siberian iris in flower along the Geilston Burn and the Japanese azaleas.

Admission details can be found on the gardens’ website.

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