Garden trail to inspire creativity
The secret gardens and hidden treasures of Ballasalla are on display to the public this weekend.
A village trail will take you around 11 gardens, large and small, simple and exotic - offering the sights and smells of summer.
The event has been organised by the Friends of St John Ambulance, whose volunteers are acting as guides and selling brochures - which allow entrance to all the gardens.
You can visit the secret gardens of Ballasalla between 10am and 5pm today and tomorrow (4 & 5 July).
Pamela Crowe from the Friends says garden viewing has become really popular around the Island: