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Kent Farmers’ Markets

Where to buy fresh seasonal produce – upcoming market days in Kent, through to February 2020

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Welcome to Winter!

It’s time to cosy up indoors, maybe in front of the fireplace whilst reading our feature on the fascinating history of these important focal points.

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All About Render

Many period properties have rendered walls made from lime-based materials which form a durable coating that must be kept in good condition

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Autumn Gardening

Autumn is upon us, the evenings are gradually drawing in and winter is fast approaching. So what can garden owners look forward to in the autumn? This is the time for trees and hedging; fruit trees and fruit bushes; roses and bulbs and garlic.

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Making Something Beautiful

As summer says goodbye for the year, specialist painter and decorator Gary Miller is finishing some outside projects before the days really draw in and the weather deteriorates.

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Restoring the brickwork of The Compass House

Georgian Brickwork, a Kent-based team of bricklayers who specialise in the restoration and conservation of brick built period and listed properties, recently restored the brickwork of the Compass House in Ramsgate.

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Lady with the Lamps

When Tina Holman took up lampshade-making just a few years ago, she had – quite appropriately – a light bulb moment!

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To The Manor Barn…

Louise Tomlin visits Manor Barn near Rochester to see how the ongoing works to reconstruct what is considered the longest medieval building in Britain are progressing.

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Make a House a Home

Derek Hall Interiors is a small affordable interior design service based in Sittingbourne and covering Home Counties and London. Whatever level of support you require, Derek can help stimulate new ideas to transform your home.

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A Very Notable House

Godmersham Park is surely the most noted mansion in Kent for, since 2017, it’s appeared on the back of every tenner issued by the Bank of England!