Date – 19 April 2019
Time – 10:00 am - 3:30 pm
A brilliant opportunity to discover the gardens of Wormistoune House, a 17th century Scot’s tower house before travelling on to Backhouse at Rossie to enjoy lunch, and the gardens complete with a national collection of daffodils.
Wormistoune House includes a walled garden, imaginatively clipped yew hedges enclose ‘rooms’ filled with luxuriantly planted herbaceous borders, a productive potager garden, wildflower meadows, an intricate box parterre, water features and a magical shade garden which is home to four of Scotland’s largest Griselinia littoralis specimens.For more information please visit https://scotlandsgardens.org/wormistoune-house
Backhouse at Rossie features a national collection of daffodils, the longest interrupted Rose Archway in Scotland, a grass labyrinth, yew-backed herbaceous borders together with a potage, Victorian glass house, alpine scree and gravel plantings. For more information visit www.backhouserossie.co.uk
- 10.00am: Arrival & welcome at Worminstoune
- 11.30am: Depart for the 45 minute drive to Backhouse Rossie.
- 12.30pm: Lunch at Backhouse Rossie
- 1.30pm: Talk and tour of the gardens focusing on the their National Plant Collection of Narcissus
- 3.30pm: Departure.
Location of venues:
Wormistoune House Crail Fife KY10 3XH. Backhouse Rossie Estate, Fife KY15 7UZ.
How much does it cost?
Members £5.00. Non-members £10.00. Lunch not included and can be paid for on the day.
To book your place or to find out more:
Please email firstname.lastname@example.org
Organised by the Scotland branch of the Chartered Institute of Horticulture.