Gardening awards growing closer

Aylesbury gardeners are busy digging into their biggest challenge of the year.The Aylesbury in Bloom Garden Competition returns this springtime, inviting gardeners of all skill levels to showcase

Dig in for a healthy state of mind

A theatre show promoting the benefits of gardening for mental health is being hosted in nine libraries across the county.The Head Gardener show features the story of brothers Jake and Warren Older

Pick of the picnics

Summer's here, the weather's set fair - what better time for a picnic? And with so many beauty spots in the region, the only problem is deciding where to go. So here's a helpful guide to the best plac

Planning pioneers

A new online self-service planning tool is being pioneered in Buckinghamshire.It enables anyone in the county to check if

Waddesdon opening delayed

Waddesdon Manor has postponed opening the house and exhibitions to meet government recommendations to minimise transmission of the coronavirus (Covid-19).

Gardens on show

Rennie Grove Hospice Care is inviting people across Bucks and Herts who take pride in their garden to consider opening it up and helping the charity to raise funds for local p

'Flower rain' falls

In Japan, ‘Hanami’, or ‘flower viewing’, is all about enjoying the fleeting beauty of blossom trees as they come into bloom.

Designs on excellence

Outstanding building and structural projects across the region have been recognised at the 26th annual Aylesbury Vale District Council Design Awards.

Free day at Stowe

This year marks the 30th anniversary of the gardens and park at Stowe coming into the care of the National Trust. To celebrate, the charity will be opening its doors free of charge on Jul

Waddesdon's 'Aladdin's cave'

More than 300 rarely seen objects spanning two millennia are to be revealed in new, permanent gallery at Waddesdon Manor.From a 1st-century cameo of Augustus Caesar’s grandson, to a microscope u