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Allotments join the National Gardens Scheme

Allotments join the National Gardens Scheme

24 July 2020

A group of allotment holders are opening their pride and joy to visitors as part of this week's National Gardens Scheme.

Revealed: The secrets at one of the county's most stunning gardens

Revealed: The secrets at one of the county's most stunning gardens

15 July 2020

Discover summer colour, history and a record breaker at these immaculate Kentish gardens

The Big Butterfly Count flies in

The Big Butterfly Count flies in

14 July 2020

A charity is urging us all to join its annual survey to assess the health of our environment simply by counting butterflies.

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Share your experiences of nature

Share your experiences of nature

07 July 2020

The RSPB wants people to share how they have learnt to love nature during lockdown for a national celebration during July.

Skylarks and wildlife over the White Cliffs of Dover

Skylarks and wildlife over the White Cliffs of Dover

05 July 2020

Skylarks and wildlife have returned to the White Cliffs of Dover thanks to a campaign with Dame Vera Lynn which reached its goal in three weeks.

World Garden's 17ft flowering spectacle for opening day

World Garden's 17ft flowering spectacle for opening day

03 July 2020

Flower fans have a chance to see a floral sight for the first time in 26 years as Lullingstone Castle's World Garden reopens to visitors.

Blooming gardens raising funds for nursing

Blooming gardens raising funds for nursing

24 June 2020

Glorious gardens across the county are opening for pre-booked visits under the National Gardens Scheme, which raises funds to support nursing.

Celebrate the Summer Solstice in nature

Celebrate the Summer Solstice in nature

20 June 2020

On the longest day, the National Trust is urging people to celebrate the Summer Solstice by getting out in nature and enjoying the moment.

Loving the lavender this summer

Loving the lavender this summer

17 June 2020

Kent has the largest lavender farm in the country. Here's how you can see it, as well as breathe it in, this summer:

Two more National Trust sites to reopen

Two more National Trust sites to reopen

05 June 2020

The National Trust has announced it is opening two more sites' gardens and parkland to limited numbers of visitors.

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How to give your garden some planting power

How to give your garden some planting power

21 May 2020

No bank holiday weekend would be complete without a trip to the garden centre, even now. Here are some of the independent centres that have reopened.

How this year's Chelsea Flower Show will come from Kent

How this year's Chelsea Flower Show will come from Kent

14 May 2020

The RHS Chelsea Flower Show may not be in its usual form this year, but presenter Mark Lane has filmed coverage marking it from his Kent garden.

Glorious gardens giving virtual tours

Glorious gardens giving virtual tours

13 May 2020

Garden owners across Kent who would have opened their gates as part of the National Gardens Scheme are instead giving virtual tours for visitors.

Charity wants us all to enjoy a flutter

Charity wants us all to enjoy a flutter

11 May 2020

Can you help a wildlife charity study climate change by looking out for butterflies?

The 'Skinny Jean Gardener' gives tips on gardening for kids

The 'Skinny Jean Gardener' gives tips on gardening for kids

27 April 2020

From 'mud kitchens' to nature inspired art and growing veges: Blue Peter's 'Skinny Jean Gardener' Lee Connelly gives tips on getting kids gardening.

See tulips bloom in their thousands

See tulips bloom in their thousands

23 April 2020

A Kent castle's annual tulip festival has gone online so the thousands of visitors who would normally enjoy them can still see the flowers in bloom.

Ways to connect with nature from home

Ways to connect with nature from home

16 April 2020

From spotting blossom bursting into life to seeing birds fly free, here's some of the ways you can connect with nature right now at home.

Blooming gardens in Kent share their sights online

Blooming gardens in Kent share their sights online

13 April 2020

Visitors may not be able to see gardens across Kent in person, but organisers are keeping us up to date virtually with new blooms and newborns.

How to be on the lookout for wildlife without leaving home

How to be on the lookout for wildlife without leaving home

08 April 2020

Nature experts from the Kent Wildlife Trust give their top tips on encouraging wildlife into what outside space we have - no matter how small.

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Closed garden centre left counting the cost

Closed garden centre left counting the cost

06 April 2020

A managing director says her business could have been expected to make up to £150,000 at the weekend if it hadn't been forced to close by coronavirus.

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