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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

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What to Do in the Garden in January

It’s January! And with it comes a new and exciting growing season in the garden. True, March and April are months when things start happening, but nature is always up to something! So, what can we do in our gardens in January?

2017-01-05 00:00:52By Natalie Reynolds

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DIY gym equipment

More and more people are resorting to working out at home. Investing in equipment, however, can be expensive. Find out some alternatives with these DIY gym equipment ideas!

2016-12-28 00:00:20By Natalie Reynolds

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12 Tips to Keep Your Home Tidy

We make ourselves the same promises every week: this week I will not end up with a floordrobe; the underwear drawer will be organised; I do not need 3 open bottles of ketchup. It’s hard to maintain an organised home when all adults in a household work full-time. What follows are some life hacks that might make you think: Why didn’t I think of that?!

2016-12-26 00:00:27By Natalie Reynolds

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How to Make a Christmas Tree from a Paperback Book

We all have books we have read and didn’t really enjoy. Or we have bought at the charity shop on an impulse buy and haven’t touched in three years. Why not give them a new purpose? Today we show you how to make a tree from a paperback book.

2016-12-22 00:00:46By Natalie Reynolds