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Greening Grey Britain - Turn a grey area green

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Greening Grey Britain - Turn a grey area green

What would you say if I told you that you could have an impact on reducing flooding in your area? Or that you could reduce your gas or electricity bill? And you could do both with plants. Did I get your attention? Good. This year, the RHS is urging Brits to add plants to their front garden, cue Greening Grey Britain.

2017-04-06 00:00:42By Natalie Reynolds

How to Attract Bees to Your Garden

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How to Attract Bees to Your Garden

It is a common misconception that by having “flowers” one will automatically attract the right kind of insects to one’s garden. Different insects require different types of flower to survive. Keep on reading to discover which flowers are suitable to cater to bees.

2016-07-23 17:20:35By Natalie Reynolds

How to Attract Butterflies to Your Garden

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How to Attract Butterflies to Your Garden

In recent years experts have seen a decline in numbers of butterflies and moths, so here at Preloved we want to educate our readers on what plants are ideal to help out these fluttery insects.

2016-07-21 17:18:05By Natalie Reynolds

Caring for Trees in Your Garden

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Caring for Trees in Your Garden

To celebrate National Gardening Week, the wonderful charity New Caledonian Woodland, have put together some useful tree-related gardening tips. The charity run different types of projects aimed to cater for those that experience mental health problems, and projects which are open to the wider community.

2016-04-14 11:45:05 By New Caledonian Woodlands


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10 Ideas on How To Hygge In Spring

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10 Ideas on How To Hygge In Spring

Hygge is not only a thing for the colder months! Here are some ideas on how to Hygge in spring. And candles; mustn't forget the candles.

2017-05-12 00:00:27By Natalie Reynolds

What to Do in the Garden in May

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What to Do in the Garden in May

May is when Mother Nature properly wakes up and gets her act together. All of a sudden, seedlings double in size, weeds triple in size and you find yourself frantically weeding, potting on, and watering. Click through to read all about what to do in your garden in May.

2017-05-06 00:00:41By Natalie Reynolds

What are the benefits of herbs and how to use them

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What are the benefits of herbs and how to use them

There is a reason why herbs have been used for millennia; they are tasty and have a plethora of health benefits. Find out more here!

2017-05-01 00:00:21By Natalie Reynolds

Student Recipes: Courgette Boats

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Student Recipes: Courgette Boats

University student Ellie loves food and is always looking for ways to eat healthy while sticking to the budget that is living as a student. Today she shows us how to make courgette boats!

2017-04-27 00:00:41By Ellie gowrie

Reclaimed Wood - Salvaging Beautiful Design

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Reclaimed Wood - Salvaging Beautiful Design

Using reclaimed wood on your next project can be an economic, environmental and design decision all in one. With reclaimed materials you are reusing what some would see as waste, minimising the demand for the production of virgin wood and more often than not saving yourself a few pounds.

2017-04-20 00:00:14By Jon Hutchinson