Malleny Garden is located in Balerno, an Edinburgh suburb which lies 8 miles south west of the city centre.
I’d visited the garden a few times in the past, the most recent occasion being around 12 years ago. I’d been to the nearby Jupiter Artland sculpture park in the morning. I thought that Malleny Garden would be a good place to eat my picnic lunch. It was a good choice. I was hungry when I arrived at the garden. I was immediately attracted to the bench behind some yellow flowers.
It was lovely inside the green house.
There were even some seats for a wet or colder day.
There were some pretty flowers bordered by red bushes.
The yew trees are around 400 years old.
Malleny Garden has a heritage collection of roses. Very few were in bloom when I visited in late July.
Malleny Garden is open every day from 10am to 5pm (or dusk if earlier). There’s a toilet in the garden.