Plants can be a big responsibility and if you don’t look after them properly then they can end up making your home look worse, rather than better. We have curated a list of low maintenance plants that thrive well in certain rooms of your house. Read more
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Have you ever thought about deciding to grow your own fruit and vegetables but want to know how and where to start? We have some advice, tips and useful places to go in order to help you produce fresh fruit and vegetables for the whole family, without stepping in a supermarket.
The summer is well and truly on its way, however, some people will just be thinking about those pesky fruit flies that the summer brings with it. Fruit flies reproduce extremely quickly taking them just a week to go from egg to fully developed. They make their way into your house either through open doors and windows or on your fruit and vegetables. However, don’t fear, we have 6 tips to help you get rid of the pests and enjoy your summer. Read more
Did your parents ever talk to you about the importance of the birds and the bees? We’re not talking in euphemisms, we mean literally! If you have a garden, birds and bees are extremely useful visitors; they help to keep it healthy and to keep your plants and flowers blooming.
Creating your own DIY decorations for your garden can be fun, inexpensive and a great activity for you and your family to get involved in. We have created a list of some of the best DIY bird feeders we have seen, that you can recreate yourselves. Read more
If you’re looking to spruce up your home, houseplants are a great addition to rooms. Even if you’re not particularly green-fingered, there are plenty of low maintenance options to choose from. These plants have the added benefit of being air-filtering, cleaning the air from pollutants found in household products. The research to support this was done by NASA scientists who identified the most effective houseplants for filtering toxins and pollutants from the air.
Sure to be a talking point with guests and a unique way to feature your plants, DIY planters are the perfect way to make a statement in your garden. Check out these 5 example ideas for some inspiration!
It may seem like an age since you were last able to get out into your garden. But with spring nearly here, it’ll soon be time to begin seriously thinking about your lawn’s first cut of the year. When it comes to the first cut, it isn’t as simple as just getting the lawnmower out of your shed. Instead, to ensure your lawn remains a luscious green there are a few steps that you need to take.
As the weather starts to become colder and more autumnal, it’s important to prep and tidy your garden. No matter how big or small your garden is, taking steps to prepare it for winter will ultimately help it look its best when spring comes around! Learn more about maintaining your garden for the coming months.