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Castle gets ready for autumn colour

Visitors to Hever Castle & Gardens can enjoy autumn guided tours with head gardener Neil Miller or self-guided trails during the month of October.

Heuchera is great for autumn colour

Year-round colour to lift your plot

Autumn is a good time to plant trees, shrubs and perennials. Here's some ways to ensure year-round colour.

Serena Henderson from Kent Cider Company at Belmont House last year with a tawny owl Picture: Barry Duffield

Escape to the country

Go back to nature with our pick of the best rural events across the county this weekend.

There's 700 years of history and award-winning gardens at Hever Castle

You’re never too old to learn….

As the county goes back-to-school and college, Neil Miller, head gardener at Hever Castle, talks RHS courses and learning on the job.

Dahlias still need feeding and watering

While everything else in the garden is fading, the blousy blooms of dahlias are still going strong. But how do you grow them in pots?

A hot bed of dahlia Brandaris

Turning back the clock with a splash of colour

A plan by head gardener Troy Scott Smith to bring back Vita Sackville-West’s spirit of planting at Sissinghurst Castle is beginning to take shape

The National Trust's Scotney Castle

Flower power: gardens to put the colour back in your life

Put some colour back in your life as Kent’s gardens burst into bloom: here's where to find six of the best across the county.

The price of an allotment will vary from borough to borough

How to get an allotment and not lose the plot

As National Allotments Week approaches, the National Allotment Society offers advice on how to get a plot and what you need to think about.

Drifts of perennials

A passion for perennials? Why I bought 33 trolley loads

Kent gardening expert Neil Miller's bulk buy with a difference

Emmetts Garden in Sevenoaks

The county's coming up roses

From picturesque perennials to beautiful borders, our county, the Garden of England, has gardens galore: we've picked 10 of the best.

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