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Spring has sprung and the bluebells are in bloom

08 April 2017

Take a deep breath and breathe in spring this weekend, as bluebells bloom across the county.

"Kevin" enjoys a Spring Fling

08 April 2017

The highlight of a gardens' Spring Fling this weekend will be the planting of a rare magnolia called Kevin.

A new face for our gardening latest

13 March 2017

Neil Miller, head gardener at Hever Castle & Gardens is our brand new gardening blogger. Here he tells all about his busy life.

Spring colour to inspire

13 March 2017

Nothing says spring like a sea of daffodils, says Neil Miller, head gardener at Hever Castle & Gardens

Opening the gate on gardens for 90 years

11 March 2017

From mansions to back gardens, the National Gardens Scheme has been giving garden lovers a glimpse of secret spaces for 90 years.

Have a go at growing your own

08 March 2017

Gardening expert Lucy Hewett finds some spring jobs for you to get out into your plot

Garden centres take delivery of new pots and tubs

03 March 2017

Garden centres across the county are checking in deliveries of pots and tubs ready for summer bedding.

Hedging for softening and screening

21 February 2017

Lucy Hewett suggests planting bare root deciduous hedging now, to soften new landscaping projects

Castle's sensational snowdrops

20 February 2017

Plot your path through the 60,000 snowdrop bulbs at one of the county's most immaculate gardens.

A snowdrop sensation

16 February 2017

Galanthophiles get ready: Great Comp Garden shares its winter secrets with a glimpse of spring in the shape of snowdrops this weekend.

Autumn raspberry and hydrangea pruning

15 February 2017

Fancy some autumn fruiting raspberries? Confused about when to prune your hydrangeas? Lucy Hewett gives you some guidance.

Divide and conquer

10 February 2017

Plants not performing as you would like them to? Lucy Hewett tells how dividing plants can restore vigour.

Spud you like

01 February 2017

A clean greenhouse and chitting potatoes are just some of the jobs Lucy Hewett is tackling in February

Pruning for a floribunda of roses

27 January 2017

Know your ramblers from your climbers? Lucy Hewett gives tips for pruning each.

Cultivate a calmer mind

19 January 2017

Lucy Hewett sees gardening as a stress reliever, could it be yours?

Gardens in the picture

14 January 2017

Stunning gardens photography from around the world on show at Sissinghurst Castle Gardens.

Fine flora of South Africa

13 January 2017

A visit to Kirstenbosch National Botanical Gardens in South Africa inspires Lucy Hewett

Don't let your old tree give you the needle

30 December 2016

The festivities may be drawing to a close - but where will your Christmas tree end up?

Step into a private writers' retreat for the first time

18 December 2016

The National Trust has opened the retreat used by Vita Sackville-West and Harold Nicolson for the first time this winter.

Leaf mould can be garden gold

23 November 2016

Gardening expert Lucy Hewett turns her fallen leaves into gold and plans to plant nerines for autumn next year.

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