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Gardens open longer for botanical workshops

Gardens open longer for botanical workshops

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

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

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

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

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Lavender fields forever

Lavender fields forever

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

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

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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Inside vintage £1m house with glorious gardens

Inside vintage £1m house with glorious gardens

House hunters wanting something unique could snap up this house featured on TV for its top 70s design with gardens by a Chelsea Flower Show winner.

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Palace gardens ready for first picnic visitors

Palace gardens ready for first picnic visitors

Buckingham Palace visitors will enjoy picnics on the royal lawns for the first time this Friday and there are still tickets on sale for the summer.

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Garden by Vita Sackville-West renewed 85 years on

Garden by Vita Sackville-West renewed 85 years on

A garden inspired by a trip to a Greek island has undergone a seven-year renewal National Trust project at world famous Sissinghurst Castle Gardens.

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