Quick Reads

Our Top 5 Tips to Reduce Your Plastic Waste

We've put together our top 5 tips on how you can reduce your plastic waste and do your bit for helping the environment.

2018-01-11 10:18:15By Holly Fitzgerald

Animals

Our Top Tips for Your RSPB Garden Birdwatch

To help you along with this year's Big Garden Birdwatch, we're bringing together all the blogs we have to help you to make your garden a haven for feathered visitors.

2018-01-09 14:24:27By Holly Fitzgerald

Inspiration

What to Do in the Garden Every Month

We know that you guys loved our monthly guides to what to be getting up to do in the garden. To make it easier for you this year, we've got them all in one place!

2017-12-21 09:39:05By Holly Fitzgerald

Local & Community

#MyPrelovedHome Instagram Challenge

This January, we're challenging you to join us in our #MyPrelovedHome Instagram challenge! Think differently about your homes and belongings and spread the word that second-hand & long-lasting pieces are what makes a home a home.

2017-12-20 15:10:55By Holly Fitzgerald

Hints & Tips

What to Do in the Garden in December

By now, we have had a couple of frosts; especially up north. December is all about ensuring plants do not suffer from extreme cold weather, tidying up and pruning the last dormant plants. Here's what to do in the garden in December.

2017-12-01 00:00:21By Natalie Reynolds

Inspiration

Our Preloved Top 10 Handmade Gifts

To help you avoid the mad Christmas shopping rush this year, we've put together our top 10 Preloved handmade gifts, so you can avoid the mayhem and help support small businesses with our top 10 handmade gifts on Preloved this festive period.

2017-11-16 11:35:28By Holly Fitzgerald

Quick Reads

10 Ideas on How to Hygge in Winter

The meaning behind the Danish idea of Hygge is not just to be cosy at home under a blanket and reading a book. Here are 10 things to practice Hygge in winter.

2017-11-10 00:00:57By Natalie Reynolds

Hints & Tips

What to Do in the Garden in November

Leaves are treating us to a flurry of autumn colour and we are becoming increasingly windswept. We are slowly putting the garden to bed for the winter, but there are still tasks we can do! Here's what to do in the garden in November.

2017-11-03 00:00:29By Natalie Reynolds

Quick Reads

5 ways to #PimpYourPumpkin this Halloween

Who needs a boring old carved pumpkin? We've teamed up with the lovely Lynne Lambourne for our top 5 ways to #PimpYourPumpkin this Halloween!

2017-10-26 09:06:55By Holly Fitzgerald

Animals

Common Illnesses of Pet Hens

Chickens are now the sixth most popular pet, and re‐homed commercial hens (ex-bats) are the ideal starter hen for first‐time hen keepers. Ex‐bats do, however, have their own specific issues, and sometimes knowing what is normal can help to establish the severity of a presenting condition. Our friends from the BHWT have put together a helpful guide to common illnesses of pet hens to help you along!

2017-10-09 09:00:24By The British Hen Welfare Trust