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Glorious gardens to visit this month

Glorious gardens to visit this month

02 May 2022

To celebrate National Gardening Week, here are six of the most magnificent gardens in Kent for you to explore.

Beautiful bluebells blossom this spring

Beautiful bluebells blossom this spring

18 April 2022

The Bluebell Spectacular is about to bloom into life in the gardens of this country house.

See tremendous tulips in bloom

See tremendous tulips in bloom

12 April 2022

The Tulips Celebrations display takes visitors on a tour of almost 40,000 technicolour tulips.

How to tackle slugs in your garden now pellets are banned

How to tackle slugs in your garden now pellets are banned

09 April 2022

Slug pellets containing metaldehyde have been banned so how can you tackle the slugs and snails in your garden this summer?

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Five places to see stunning spring flowers

Five places to see stunning spring flowers

06 April 2022

From spring gardens to plant fairs, don't miss your chance to see blooming beautiful flowers this month.

Dazzling daffodils: 11 stunning images at one of Kent's most picture-perfect castles

Dazzling daffodils: 11 stunning images at one of Kent's most picture-perfect castles

17 March 2022

Step out to spring in the grounds of Anne Boleyn's former home

Our guide to Kent's beautiful spring blossoms

Our guide to Kent's beautiful spring blossoms

16 March 2022

Discover five of the county’s most eye-catching blossoms and the best time to see them in bloom.

Garden centre fears as flowers bloom early

Garden centre fears as flowers bloom early

04 February 2022

A nursery owner in Kent says he's worried about his business and the planet after seeing his plants flower during the winter months.

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Drop everything for these winter wonders

Drop everything for these winter wonders

02 February 2022

Snowdrops are set to spring up across the county. We've found seven super spots to spy them in Kent this month...

Watch the birdie with the Big Garden Birdwatch

Watch the birdie with the Big Garden Birdwatch

25 January 2022

You can help wildlife by looking out of your window for an hour this weekend, with the annual garden birds survey, the RSPB's Big Garden Birdwatch.

RSPB classes for the eagle-eyed

RSPB classes for the eagle-eyed

05 January 2022

A series of workshops and walks this month at one of the RSPB's nature reserves will show visitors how to identify bird breeds.

The story of Kent's silkworms that produced royal robes

The story of Kent's silkworms that produced royal robes

27 December 2021

Did you know Kent had the UK's first silk farm? Here's the tale of the mulberry-munching silkworms who made silk for several queens' gowns:

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RSPB give tips on feeding birds in winter

RSPB give tips on feeding birds in winter

25 December 2021

A charity is urging us not to forget about our feathered friends across Kent this winter, with tips on how to use everyday items at home for them.

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Gardens open longer for botanical workshops

Gardens open longer for botanical workshops

04 October 2021

A Kent garden which would normally close soon is set to stay open longer for a series of art workshops, inspired by a world class flower collection.

Spice up your weekend with five fabulous events

Spice up your weekend with five fabulous events

22 September 2021

From battle re-enactments to bagging bargains and Mexican moments to raising much-needed funds, here's five ideas for things to do this weekend.

Outdoor artworks coming to a Kent castle

Outdoor artworks coming to a Kent castle

16 August 2021

A series of outdoor artworks inspired by the botanical world are set to be unveiled at a castle in the county next month.

Town's sustainable planting will cut carbon

Town's sustainable planting will cut carbon

09 August 2021

A sustainable planting experiment has paid off, cultivating bright blooms while saving public money.

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Lavender fields forever

Lavender fields forever

23 July 2021

There's only a few weeks each year to see Kent's lavender fields - creating a buzz on Instagram - in bloom. We tried one of the sought-after slots.

Be a citizen scientist and join the Big Butterfly Count

Be a citizen scientist and join the Big Butterfly Count

16 July 2021

More than 100,000 people signed up last year to spend 15 minutes counting butterflies for conservationists. Here's how to get involved this year:

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Seven super events in Kent this weekend

Seven super events in Kent this weekend

14 July 2021

From a fun day devoted to dogs, steam trains and gardens to outdoor theatre, we've found seven events happening across the county to try this weekend.

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