Eco-friendly

  1. Bug Hotels – How and Why to Build One

    Bug Hotels – How and Why to Build One

    Roll Out the Red Carpet for Insects

    Most bugs are great in the garden. Even the nasties are part of a bigger picture.

    You can help keep this all in a healthy balance, and get your garden looking great, by building a bug hotel. Welcome them in, carry their bags to their room and always be there when needed.

    You'll soon reap the benefits. 

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  2. On the Up – Grow Your Own Fruit and Veg on a Fence Panel

    On the Up – Grow Your Own Fruit and Veg on a Fence Panel

    Everyone likes the idea of a bit of GIY (grow it yourself) but some are put off by lack of space. And a shortage of time. After all, allotment waiting lists can be long and a dedicated two days a week to keeping a plot

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  3. Your ultimate guide to gardening: Infographic

    Your ultimate guide to gardening: Infographic

    Need to know what to do in your garden but don't know where to start? We've looked at 4 key areas for gardening and provided 5 top tips for each to help you make a start on your garden. Our 4 key areas of focus are:

    1. Seasonal
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  4. The ultimate guide to eco-friendly gardening

    The ultimate guide to eco-friendly gardening

    Reduce your carbon footprint, grow food without insecticides, reuse and recycle your own waste – there are many reasons for wanting to approach gardening in an eco-friendly and sustainable way. For every kilogram of fruit and vegetables that you g

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  5. Eco-friendly gardening tips

    Eco-friendly gardening tips

    The act of gardening engages people with nature in a healthy and constructive manner. However, there are some ways of maintaining a garden that can affect the environment in a harmful way. These harmful effects can be the result of the pollution from

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  6. The key to garden waste recycling – what can and can’t be composted

    The key to garden waste recycling – what can and can’t be composted

    Many people do not know that there is an art to composting. Though it is relatively easy to do, there are specific steps to getting the process right. Making good compost is a pleasure while a poorly maintained heap of compost can be a really bad experience.

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  7. 15 upcycle ideas for your garden

    15 upcycle ideas for your garden

    There will always come a point when items need to be replaced with something newer and more effective. Rather than throwing away your old garden tools, kitchen utensils and storage containers, why not try upcycling them into something new that could

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  8. Growing your own food

    Growing your own food

    We all love our gardens or would love to have one. There's nothing better than being sat in your summer house and admiring our work.

    There is, however, a growing movement towards grow food from a very urban setting in the UK. From growing carrots

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