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A Plea To Dog Owners

Our wonderful volunteers work very hard to keep the gardens at the Riverside Park area looking beautiful. We are very fortunate in that the vast majority of visitors respect this and leave it as they find it. Regrettably there is a small minority of dog owners who allow their pets to wander in amongst the plants and heathers where sometimes damage is done. We have had newly planted heathers ...

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National Heather Collection now in full bloom

Our good friends at Branklyn Gardens have very kindly posted on Facebook a message about our National Erica Carnea Heahter Collection. Located here at Riverside Park on the Dundee Road also home to the Rodney Garden and Compassionate Friends Garden. At this time of year however it is the Carnea heathers which steal ...

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RSPB Big Garden Birdwatch 2024

A big thankyou to our wildlife loving volunteer, Lesley, for taking the time to record all the visitors to our beautiful Rodney Garden as part of the national Read article...


A Talk about the Heather Garden

1 March 2023
Later this month we're giving a talk to the 'Horti' (the Royal Horticultural Society of Perthshire) about our work, including at the lovely heather garden in Riverside Park and the collection of the heather 'Erica Carnea' which has recently been awarded National ...

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More National Awards for Riverside Park!

30 November 2022
Two public gardens in the heart of Perth have achieved success in the 2022 Beautiful Scotland Awards. The Heather Garden and the Compassionate Friends Garden, both in Riverside Park, have been awarded the top rating of ‘Outstanding’ in this year’s It’s Your Neighbourhood competition.

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Riverside Park visit

9 May 2022
On Saturday we were honoured to welcome visitors from The Compassionate Friends UK to Riverside Park for the first time since 2019. They spent some time in the remembrance garden we have created with them in a quiet section of the Park. We then joined together to celebrate the unveiling of a new sculpture that we commissioned from Scottish blacksmith Kev Paxton, ...

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