Thursday, October 14, 2021

Sustainable homes: 8 tips for more sustainable home living

The furniture you buy, paint colour you choose and even what you wear can all play a part in creating and running a sustainable home.

How to create a hedge for wildlife – even in an...

Hedges not only keep nosy neighbours at bay, they're a magnet for wildlife too. Here's how to plant a wildlife hedge in gardens of all sizes.

Make light work of autumn with these 5 essential garden tools

Hannah Stephenson checks out leaf blowers, bulb planters and other must-have gardening tools to make life easier this autumn.

How to save money and the planet by switching to secondhand...

Robust, sturdy and eternally cool, vintage furniture was built to stand the test of time. Now it’s having even more of a moment.

As prices soar, here are 13 tips for reducing your energy...

With energy prices set to soar in the coming months, here is some practical advice from an expert on the easy changes you can make at home.

How to create a seed bomb to attract wildlife to your...

Learn how to make wildflower seed bombs at home with a step by step guide by garden expert and podcaster Michael Perry.

How to choose the right daffodil for the right spot

Whether planting in pots or in larger borders, there’s a daffodil for every situation. Hannah Stephenson leafs through some of the best.

What’s this grey mould on my plants?

Grey mould is one of our most common winter problems, a nuisance fungus that emerges during damp weather and invades plants.

Growing loofah guide – how to grow your own loofah

Ditch non-recyclable pan scourers and back scratchers by growing your own loofah sponge. Read our expert guide to growing loofah.

Instagram candles – the colourful, maximalist trend

When it comes to Instagram candles, style-conscious shoppers are opting for more interesting hues and unusual shapes.