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The fascinating history of Kent's commuter island

The fascinating history of Kent's commuter island

14 September 2020

These days it's a thriving community packed with swanky apartments but the history of this Kent island goes back a long way.

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Feeling the flower power during lockdown

Feeling the flower power during lockdown

24 May 2020

Flower power's blossoming, with the need to get creative and connect with nature, and comedian Vic Reeves is hosting a TV show tapping into it.

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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Gothic tower goes on sale

Gothic tower goes on sale

03 April 2020

An historic tower, which is also a family home, is back on the market - with a hefty chunk cut off the asking price.

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Join the Breakfast Birdwatch to cut anxiety and stress

Join the Breakfast Birdwatch to cut anxiety and stress

25 March 2020

The RSPB has launched a daily morning birdwatch from home to reduce stress and anxiety, to connect with nature and others.

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Garden joins others in closing its gates

Garden joins others in closing its gates

23 March 2020

A popular seven-acre garden with woodland walks has joined other open spaces and gardens in deciding to close its gates to visitors.

38,000 daffodils decorate castle

38,000 daffodils decorate castle

09 March 2020

In his latest blog, Hever Castle head gardener Neil Miller, shares an insight into the Dazzling Daffodils display which opens later this month.

Gogglebox stars' gardens to reopen as liquidators step in

Gogglebox stars' gardens to reopen as liquidators step in

27 February 2020

Two Gogglebox stars have announced gardens at their famous property will reopen as they continue their bid to save the B&B.

Get kitted out at a DIYers dream

Get kitted out at a DIYers dream

26 February 2020

Can't find the tool you want for that DIY job? There'll be more than 8,000 of them under roof at this show this weekend.

How to claim free tickets to the Ideal Home Show

How to claim free tickets to the Ideal Home Show

26 February 2020

Make your house a home to be proud of, with inspiration at the country's biggest home event - and we've got 500 pairs of free tickets to give away.

Snowdrops will be dropping in

Snowdrops will be dropping in

04 February 2020

There will be tens of thousands of snowdrops blooming this weekend as the start of the snowdrop season gets underway. Here's where to see them:

Build It Live is back with home ideas and inspiration

Build It Live is back with home ideas and inspiration

03 February 2020

A show which gives you a chance to meet experts, get advice and see products on creating the home of your dreams, Build It Live, is coming to Kent.

Snowdrops and the first signs of spring

Snowdrops and the first signs of spring

10 January 2020

In his first gardening blog of 2020 Hever Castle head gardener Neil Miller talks about feeding the birds, snowdrops and getting ready to open again.

The most festive road names in Kent

The most festive road names in Kent

23 December 2019

From Chestnut Avenue to Mistletoe Drive, here are the most Christmas-y street names and how much properties are worth there.

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Christmas gifts for gardeners

Christmas gifts for gardeners

18 December 2019

Hever Castle head gardener Neil Miller picks out the presents he thinks avid gardeners would love to receive this Christmas.

Roasts and rambles series launches for the winter

Roasts and rambles series launches for the winter

14 November 2019

Historic Penshurst Place will be putting a spotlight on filming, garden knowhow and other topics in a new series of daytime events this winter.

7 jobs for the garden this autumn

7 jobs for the garden this autumn

08 November 2019

In his latest blog, Hever Castle head gardener Neil Miller goes through the autumnal jobs we can turn our attention to in the garden.

Take a wintry walk in a world famous garden

Take a wintry walk in a world famous garden

31 October 2019

There may be a chill in the air, but you can still take a walk in a world famous garden.

Helping hydrangeas and how to collect seeds

Helping hydrangeas and how to collect seeds

11 October 2019

In his latest blog Hever Castle head gardener Neil Miller shares some of his favourite things about gardening in the autumn.

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