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Image credit: David Fenwick

Image credit: David Fenwick

This year’s “Heritage Open Day” at The Historic Dockyard Chatham takes visitors into the relatively unexplored world of the Commissioner’s Garden and into the depths of Royal Museums Greenwich (National Maritime Museum) stores in No. 1 Smithery. Read More

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On 18 March, we celebrate Mothering Sunday – a really joyful tradition and one that aptly occurs when the natural world around us seems to burst into colour.

National Trust properties in Kent offer mums some of the country’s most glorious gardens in which to enjoy stunning displays of spring colour, and a host of relaxing treats to help them while away the day.

Emmetts Garden, Ide Hill, Sevenoaks, Kent TN14 6BA 01732 868381Spring colour: spring bulb displays don’t disappoint at Emmetts Garden in March. This charming 19th-century garden reveals thousands of daffodils and egg-yolk yellow narcissi. Soft pink and cream camellia flowers are also on show, together with jewel-coloured crocuses, whilst Emmett’s many trees provide a delightful acid green canopy of fresh spring foliage. More

4 CORNER FARM COTTAGES, CHAPEL WOOD ROAD, WEST YOKE, ASH, TN15 7HT More

IN SUPPORT OF EllenorLions Hospices ON SUNDAY 12TH JUNE 2011 BETWEEN 2PM – 5PM More

On Friday 10th June 2011 from midday until 3pm EllenorLions Hospices will be holding a ‘Ladies Who Lunch’ at The Old Town Hall, Gravesend, DA11 0AZ. More

In many respects June is the most delightful month of the gardener’s year. More

This is the month of many tasks which will brook no delay, More

Compost Awareness Week rounds off with a community fun day on Saturday, 7 May at Riverside Country Park, Gillingham. More

So many misties in March, So many frosties in May. More

Hopefully the weather has improved sufficient to allow our thoughts to turn to some outdoor activity but we still need to be wary and I quote from a 1938 Amateur Gardening Every Day Log Book. More

For many of us this is the time of year for some ‘armchair gardening’ in terms of studying seed catalogues and trying to decide what to grow and where to grow it. Full Article

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