Seasonal Flower themes and days

We have a host of seasonal events happening during our open season

  • Spring interest – Backhouse Heritage Daffodils, large selection of heritage daffodils, bulbs and woodland walk, water feature, grass labyrinth and Scree & Rock Garden.
  • Summer interest – scented roses, herb potager, herbaceous borders, ferns, heathers, glasshouse, water feature grass labyrinth alliums.
  • Autumn interest – fruit harvest, nerines, late herbaceous plants, heathers, ferns water feature grass labyrinth.
  • Winter interest  – see our champion trees and autumn colour woodland walk.


  • April
    • National Daffodil Collection – MUST see we open 1st Wednesday in April
    • Scotland’s Daffodil Festival (date TBC)
    • Find out more about the Quaker Backhouse botanists and the family daffodil raisers in the Backhouse Rossie Heritage and Education Centre by appointment
  • June 
    • June 2020 SGS Rose Day
  • September
    • Apple Weekend 26th & 27th September 2020