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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

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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

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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

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What to Do in the Garden in April

How did April come round so fast? It was only yesterday that we were trying our very best not to get seed-sowing happy. And now it’s seed explosion and everything is starting to grow very quickly. Here is what you can be getting on with in the month of April

2017-04-14 00:00:04By Natalie Reynolds

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What to Do in the Garden in March

You were in the garden over the weekend, picked up a pot and there it was; a baby slug. Your nemesis, the one thing you dislike with all your might. You turn around, however, and smile. The daffodils, tulips and hyacinths are coming through, the promise of a splash of colour so early in the season. It’s March.

2017-03-02 00:00:00By Natalie Reynolds

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Thinking of Buying a Pram? Read our 5 Top Tips First!

Buying a pram is like buying a car…well…sort of. Both markets are overcrowded and over-priced, which makes decision making very difficult. Rachel has extensive experience when it comes to researching the baby products market.

2017-02-09 00:00:24By Rachel Savage

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Green Cleaning: an eco-friendly way of living

"Most of our exposure to hazardous pollutants occurs indoors, and a primary source of these pollutants is our every-day consumer products." Pretty worrying, isn't it? Cue Green Cleaning. Click through to read all about how to keep your home clean, cost-effective and kind towards the environment.

2017-02-06 00:00:43By Natalie Reynolds

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What to Do in the Garden in February

Most of Britain is still submerged in winter weather in February, but the things you can do and sow are multiplying! Snowdrops have appeared, and hellebores are well on their way, as are crocuses. Make the most of frost-free days and keep reading if you want to know what do to in the garden in February.

2017-02-02 00:00:48By Natalie Reynolds

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Veganuary

Ellie explores the notion of New Year Resolutions and talks about her efforts to go vegan in January (aka Veganuary) , along with why people (including herself) find it difficult to transition and the reasons for doing so.

2017-01-28 00:00:32By Ellie Gowrie

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How to Look after an Orchid

Orchids might just well be the most gifted plant at house-warmings with the ability to fill the giftee with dread. We all know someone who had an orchid in bloom, time passed, the plant lost its flowers to never flower again. So, is it our fault? Or are orchids just a hard plant to keep? Click through to learn how to look after your orchid!

2017-01-12 00:00:53By Natalie Reynolds