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You’re never too old to learn….

You’re never too old to learn….

08 September 2017

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

Dahlias still need feeding and watering

07 September 2017

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?

Turning back the clock with a splash of colour

Turning back the clock with a splash of colour

24 August 2017

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

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

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

24 August 2017

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.

How to get an allotment and not lose the plot

How to get an allotment and not lose the plot

07 August 2017

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

A passion for perennials? Why I bought 33 trolley loads

A passion for perennials? Why I bought 33 trolley loads

28 July 2017

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

The county's coming up roses

The county's coming up roses

21 July 2017

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

Kent recognised for fantastic parks with Green Flag Awards

Kent recognised for fantastic parks with Green Flag Awards

18 July 2017

Nature lovers in Kent are sure to be celebrating today after parks and gardens across the county have been recognised for their excellence.

Are you out for the count?

Are you out for the count?

11 July 2017

It’s time to take nature’s pulse by counting beautiful butterflies, the colourful barometer of our environment

'Worrying' decline in number of hedgehogs

'Worrying' decline in number of hedgehogs

06 July 2017

Conservationists are concerned about growing numbers of hedgehogs disappearing from our gardens.

A very ludicrous garden

A very ludicrous garden

06 July 2017

Birdwatcher Bill Oddie gives a tour of his garden, full of weird and wacky memorabilia

Kent leads the way at Hampton Court Palace Flower Show

Kent leads the way at Hampton Court Palace Flower Show

04 July 2017

The county's gardeners revel in the spotlight at the world's largest garden show

The seven-acre haven

The seven-acre haven

02 July 2017

A seven acre haven holds its biggest event of the year this weekend with everything from edible plants to carnivorous ones.

Head out into the hedgerows of Kent

Head out into the hedgerows of Kent

02 July 2017

The Garden of England is ripe for the picking this summer so here's some hints on foraging for your supper.

City boasts an array of hidden gems to enjoy this summer

City boasts an array of hidden gems to enjoy this summer

01 July 2017

There's more to Canterbury than the Dane John and Westgate Gardens. Here are the eight best public gardens outside the big two.

Keep calm and carry on pruning!

Keep calm and carry on pruning!

28 June 2017

He may have 5,000 plants to dead head but Hever Castle's head gardener Neil Miller just loves growing roses

Kent's best garden centres and nurseries

Kent's best garden centres and nurseries

23 June 2017

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

Blooming books

Blooming books

23 June 2017

From Harry Potter's glasses to quotes by Bronte and Austen, a Kent attraction's In Bloom week is dedicated to literature.

A hen party for all

A hen party for all

14 June 2017

Unwind in a world of floral delights in gardens across Kent, including one celebrating self sufficiency with some feathered guests.

It's not too late to plant summer tubs

It's not too late to plant summer tubs

13 June 2017

So, summer’s here and you feel you have left it late to get your patio plants in their pots. Here’s how to perk up your patio with some colour

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