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A haven of houseplants - Virtual Open Garden - NGS

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Mercy Morris, is the first ‘garden’ owner for the National Garden Scheme to open for houseplants alone.
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Today to Mon 29 Mar

Watergate House, Canterbury: A haven of tranquility - Virtual Open Garden - NGS

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This stunning garden on the River Stour in Kent is a delight of surprises at every turn. Join owner, artist and garden designer Fiona Cadwallader on this magical tour of a very special space.
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Today to Tue 30 Mar

Timbers, Kent: a quintessential country garden - Virtual Open Garden - NGS

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Enclosed by trees over one-hundred years old, Timbers in Kent is a quintessentially English country garden.
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Today to Tue 30 Mar

The World Garden at Lullingstone Castle; round the World in 80 plants

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Last week we featured a film of Diana Hart Dykes garden in Hampshire including her daughter Miranda Hart.
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Today to Tue 30 Mar

Parrock Road, tenderly nurtured - Virtual Open Garden - NGS

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Although 58A Parrock Road in Gravesend, Kent usually opens as part of a group of gardens this lovely suburban plot can easily stand alone.
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Today to Tue 30 Mar

Goddards Green, Cranbrook; rural informality by design - Virtual Open Garden - NGS

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Enjoy a tasty teaser around this lovely five acre garden that was originally laid out in the 1920s and has been redesigned since 1992 to combine traditional and modern planting schemes.
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Today to Mon 29 Mar

Avalon, Kent: woodland wonderland - Virtual Open Garden - NGS

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Perched on the outskirts of the Kent Downs, Avalon is a woodland garden, designed to blend with its surrounding landscape.
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Today to Mon 29 Mar

Explore Whitstable gardens - Virtual Open Garden - NGS

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On the coastline of Kent, a community of gardeners offer a seaside retreat. From fishermens yards to formal gardens, Whitstable gardens blend seamlessly with their coastal landscape.
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Today to Mon 29 Mar

Great Maytham Hall, Kent: the most famous garden in literature

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And the secret garden bloomed and bloomed and every morning revealed new miracles. Frances Hodgson Burnett, The Secret Garden
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Today to Mon 29 Mar

Doddington Place, Kent; a garden to discover - Virtual Open Garden - NGS

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The venerable gardens of Doddington Place have supported the National Garden Scheme for over fifty years.
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Today to Mon 29 Mar

Hoath House - Open Garden for NGS

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Mediaeval/Tudor family house surrounded by mature and unusual young trees, knot garden, shaded garden, herbaceous borders, yew hedges.
Hoath House, Edenbridge TN8 7DB
Wed 3 Mar

Blood Donation Session

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We are holding a blood donation session at The Camden Centre, Market Square, Royal Victoria, Tunbridge Wells, TN1 2SW on Friday 5th March & have appointments available between 14:30 - 20:00.
The Camden Centre, Market Square, Royal Victoria, Tunbridge Wells TN1 2SW
Fri 5 Mar

Stonewall Park - Open Garden for NGS

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Even from the driveway you can see a vast amount of self seeded daffodils, leading down to a romantic woodland garden in historic setting, featuring species such as rhododendrons, magnolias, azaleas
Stonewall Park, nr Edenbridge TN8 7DG
Sun 14 Mar, Sun 2 May

Haven - Open Garden for NGS

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Award winning 300ft garden, designed in the Glade style, similar to Forest gardening but more open and with use of exotic and unusual trees, shrubs and perennials, with wildlife in mind, devised and
Haven, Ramsgate CT12 4BZ
Sun 14 Mar

ellenor | Sponsored Walkathon

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Join ellenor at our hugely popular Sponsored Walkathon, a challenging 26.2 mile walk in support of families facing terminal illness.
Tower Bridge to ellenor, Coldharbour Road DA11 7HQ
Sat 20 Mar

The Old Barn - Open Garden for NGS

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The Old Barn is a beautiful family garden surrounded by outbuildings and fields. In the last few years this garden has gone from neglected site to stunning gardens, with plenty more changes still to...
The Old Barn, Tonbridge TN12 5NA
Sun 21 Mar

Godinton House & Gardens - Open Garden for NGS

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12 acres complement the magnificent Jacobean house. Terraced lawns lead through herbaceous borders, rose garden and formal lily pond to intimate Italian garden and large walled garden with...
Godinton House & Gardens, Ashford TN23 3BP
Sun 21 Mar, Sun 16 May

Mount Ephraim Gardens - Open Garden for NGS

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Mount Ephraim is a privately-owned family home set in ten acres of terraced Edwardian gardens with stunning views over the Kent countryside.
Mount Ephraim Gardens, Faversham ME13 9TX
Sun 21 Mar

Enchanted Gardens - Open Garden for NGS

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It has taken 25 years to create Enchanted Gardens from open farmland to the traditional cottage style garden it is today. I am passionate about the loss of our pollinating insects and am organic.
Enchanted Gardens, Whitstable CT5 3AP
Sun 21 Mar

Aylesford Farmers Market

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Aylesford Farmers Market is held on the 3rd Sunday of the month at Aylesford Priory between the hours of 9.30am -1.30pm.
Aylesford Priory, Aylesford, Kent ME20 7BX
Sun 21 Mar

Godmersham Park - Open Garden for NGS

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24 acres of restored wilderness and formal gardens set around C18 mansion (not open). Topiary, rose garden, herbaceous borders, walled kitchen garden and recently restored Italian & swimming pool...
Godmersham Park, Godmersham CT4 7DT
Sun 28 Mar

Great Comp Garden - Open Garden for NGS

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Skilfully designed 7 acre garden of exceptional beauty. Spacious setting of well maintained lawns and paths lead visitors through plantsmans collection of trees, shrubs, heathers and herbaceous...
Great Comp Garden, Sevenoaks TN15 8QS
Sun 28 Mar

Blood Donation Session

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We are holding a blood donation session at Global Generation Church, Unit 2 Westwood Business Park, Strasborg Street, Margate, CT94JJ on Tuesday 30th March and have appointments available between
Global Generation Church, Unit 2 Strasbourg St , Margate CT9 4JJ
Tue 30 Mar

Ightham Mote - Open Garden for NGS

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Lovely 14-acre garden surrounding a picturesque medieval moated manor house c1320, open for NGS since 1927.
Ightham Mote, Sevenoaks TN15 0NT
Thu 1 Apr

Martello Tower No.24 - Postponed

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Martello Tower No.24 Martello Tower No. 24 in Dymchurch High Street is open to the public 2pm to 4pm every Saturday, Sunday & BH from Saturday 4 April 2020 until 1 November 2020. Martello Tower No.
Dymchurch High Street TN29 0NL
Fri 2 Apr, Mon 5 Apr, Sat 10 Apr, and more dates until Sun 30 May

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