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Raymond Evison in his vast greenhouses

The Clematis King's crowning glory at Chelsea Flower Show

Raymond Evison supplies 25% of the global clematis market, including Kent's Potted Garden Nursery, and his dedication has won him a 29th Chelsea gold.

Fiona Cadwallader of Fordwich, near Canterbury Picture by Ian West

It's first time lucky for Fiona at Chelsea Flower Show

A Kent gardener has made a stunning debut at the world’s greatest garden show.

Smaller, specialist garden centres usually trump the larger DIY chain on quality of advice when it comes to plants

Kent's best garden centres and nurseries

It doesn’t matter if you’ve a pocket-size patch or a prodigious plot, if you’re after gardening inspiration there’s plenty of choice in the county

The Leeds Castle maze

Floral Fringe festival in miniature

Leeds Castle will be celebrating one of the biggest floral festivals in the gardening calendar from this weekend – but in a very small way.

A buff tailed bumble bee

Happy bee days are here again

Gardeners love to see a big fat bee hard at work on the plot. So how can we help these vital pollinators this year?

What's new in the garden for 2017?

Our garden experts unearth the latest products, gadgets and must-haves

Great Maytham Hall in Rolvenden

The real Secret Garden

Can you keep a secret? There’s a garden in Kent which sparked a classic children’s novel, and it hosts a rare public gardens open day this week.

The first tulip festival at Hever Castle

Tulips are better than one

Some 7,000 tulips are blooming for visitors as part of Hever Castle and Garden's first Tulip Celebration into May.

Early tulips are a seasonal surprise for experts

We knew already that good weather has put our gardens ahead. Now Neil Miller, head gardener at Hever Castle & Gardens has put a figure on it.

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.

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