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6 Ways To Remove Fruit Flies

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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

5 of the best air-filtering houseplants

Houseplants

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.

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How To Prepare Your Lawn For the First Cut

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.

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5 natural weed killers to help get rid of those unwanted plants

Removing weeds in the garden

Spring is in full bloom, with its abundance of flowers and colourful tree blossoms, signalling that summer isn’t far away. Unfortunately spring also brings unwelcome plants in the form of weeds, taking up space and sprouting in areas around the home like the patio and garden. They also cause allergies and some like giant hogweed are notorious for being difficult to remove. If you don’t want to use chemical sprays and solutions, there are natural alternatives you can try, which might just work before more decide to sprout up. Learn more about what natural products you can use.

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Top garden trends for 2018

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As it is still winter we understand that thinking about your garden isn’t top on your list of priorities. However if you are thinking of changing your garden, these garden trends for 2018 might provide you with some much needed inspiration. You can also plan for any changes to your garden now so it can be ready for the warmer months. Time to dig out those gardening gloves!
 
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