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Getting ready for those green shoots

Getting ready for those green shoots

The first lockdown had us reaching for our gardening gloves, but what can we do this time around? We get tips from two of the county's experts.

Make a date with a turtle dove in 2021

Make a date with a turtle dove in 2021

As the Twelve Days of Christmas approach, the RSPB is calling on people in Kent to help Operation Turtle Dove research and protect turtle doves.

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How to feed the birds this winter

How to feed the birds this winter

Get a 'nature fix' at home by encouraging birds into your garden and outdoor space, with help from the RSPB.

A little bit of lockdown parklife

A little bit of lockdown parklife

Looking for some outdoor fun that's lockdown-friendly this weekend? Here's where you can still head to within the guidelines, if you're near:

Castles' grounds and play areas to stay open

Castles' grounds and play areas to stay open

Two of the county's popular attractions have confirmed they will be able to keep outdoor spaces open to visitors during lockdown.

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We're in for a 'spectacular' autumn, experts say

We're in for a 'spectacular' autumn, experts say

Six months of sunshine has created the perfect conditions across Kent for a spectacular display of autumn colour, according to the National Trust.

An Autumn Sunday to savour

An Autumn Sunday to savour

A picturesque garden is opening on Sundays throughout October for visitors to see its show of autumn colour.

Follow the Japanese art of forest 'bathing'

Follow the Japanese art of forest 'bathing'

Relax and boost your wellbeing by taking a tip from the Japanese and try 'forest bathing' in Kent - just make sure you leave your phone behind.

Hop growers and beer experts make a fresh brew

Hop growers and beer experts make a fresh brew

Brewing of a green hopped beer has started after 2020's first harvest of a communal hop growing farm

Take a look at summer with the National Trust

Take a look at summer with the National Trust

There's space to run and play, and activities for all ages this summer holidays with the National Trust's sites across Kent and over the border.

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