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Gallivanting with the galanthophiles

Gallivanting with the galanthophiles

07 March 2018

Neil Miller, head gardener at picture perfect Hever Castle, reveals some of his snowdrop secrets

Drop in to take the spring-like trail

Drop in to take the spring-like trail

22 February 2018

Take the trail through a carpet of some 70,000 snowdrops at Hever Castle & Gardens this month.

Capturing our green planet's beauty

Capturing our green planet's beauty

14 February 2018

Gardens and the wildlife that live in them feature in all their glory in a new international photography exhibition, on show in Kent.

The simple snowdrop promises to be a sensation

The simple snowdrop promises to be a sensation

13 February 2018

It's the simplest of flowers, but a day devoted to the snowdrop should be sensational this weekend.

See those first signs of spring: snowdrops

See those first signs of spring: snowdrops

31 January 2018

They’re back – those tentative signs of spring, snowdrops, are starting to spring up: here's where to see them this month across Kent.

Keep your eyes peeled: it's the RSPB Big Garden Birdwatch

Keep your eyes peeled: it's the RSPB Big Garden Birdwatch

24 January 2018

Get closer to nature this weekend with the annual Big Garden Birdwatch: our guide to joining in and which birds to look out for.

How to create your own 'bird cafe' ahead of the Big Garden Birdwatch

How to create your own 'bird cafe' ahead of the Big Garden Birdwatch

23 January 2018

In the run-up to this year's big count, the RSPB shares top tips for attracting feathered friends to your outdoor space

It's time to detox your garden

It's time to detox your garden

15 January 2018

While the garden sleeps it’s time to rethink your design and plants for 2018, says our resident expert Neil Miller of Hever Castle

Monty Don: Gardening isn't just good for your garden

Monty Don: Gardening isn't just good for your garden

14 January 2018

Forget fad diets and healthy living pledges: gardener Monty Don says gardening is great for your wellbeing.

Pick up inspiration on garden visits

Pick up inspiration on garden visits

11 January 2018

Love a good garden? These are the holiday destinations for you.

Hidden Hever set to be revealed

Hidden Hever set to be revealed

31 December 2017

Hever Castle is to reveal parts of the castle not usually seen - including some behind a secret panel, when it opens for spring.

Three ways to recycle your Christmas tree

Three ways to recycle your Christmas tree

31 December 2017

It's time to get your home back in order after the festive season, but where do you dispose of your Christmas tree? Here's three top tips.

Garden centre to be demolished

Garden centre to be demolished

28 December 2017

Staff at a popular garden centre have been told when the business is to close to make way for a new multimillion-pound junction.

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Give your garden a touch of TLC this winter

Give your garden a touch of TLC this winter

14 December 2017

It's important to look after plants and grass in the coldest months. Hever Castle's head gardener Neil Miller has some top tips on how to do it...

Pucker up at Penshurst Place this winter

Pucker up at Penshurst Place this winter

08 December 2017

The season of goodwill gets an amorous boost with mistletoe but harvesting it at one of Kent’s most historic homes is a project in itself.

Time to lift those dahlias

Time to lift those dahlias

28 November 2017

If you want to enjoy your dahlias next year, dig them up now and store them for winter. Here’s how to do it.

Pick your perfect Christmas tree: an expert's guide

Pick your perfect Christmas tree: an expert's guide

26 November 2017

Are you buying real this Christmas? Here's an expert's guide to picking the perfect one - and getting a sapling to plant in its place.

There’s nothing quite like putting up the Christmas tree - unless you have 326 to do!

There’s nothing quite like putting up the Christmas tree - unless you have 326 to do!

17 November 2017

Christmas tree advice and tips from the man who should know - Hever Castle's head gardener Neil Miller

The glorious outdoors: weekend walks to try

The glorious outdoors: weekend walks to try

12 November 2017

A winter walk provides the perfect antidote to days spent indoors: Here's some top trails to try which will get you out and about.

Changing times at the country's most famous garden

Changing times at the country's most famous garden

28 October 2017

It is brave to consider changing world famous Sissinghurst Castle Gardens, and a new book asks whether a man can do it.

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