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Supermarkets and DIY stores have for some time been selling a variety of plants...

Supermarkets vs DIY stores: Who comes out top for plant quality and price?

Are you concerned your garden might be a hazard to your pets? Pets can...

Could your garden poison your pets? Here’s how to create a pet-friendly plot

Bowel cancer is the second most common cause of cancer deaths in the UK...

Bowel Cancer Awareness Month: 7 warning signs you should never ignore

Latin names are an essential part of understanding the natural world, but, with a...

Quiz: Can you guess the scientific names of these well-known animals?
I collected all my single-use plastic for a month and this is what I learned

We’re becoming increasingly aware of humanity’s responsibility to stop suffocating the planet with plastic....

6 reasons why walking is the most underrated form of exercise

Hippocrates once famously said that walking is “man’s best medicine” – and he had...

12 easy ways to help save water at home

Having clean running water in our homes is something we take for granted in...

5 traditional plants making a comeback

Traditional plants are making a comeback – and apparently, it’s largely because gardeners are...

Spring reads: 10 new thrillers to devour in less than a day

We’re a nation of crime fiction readers, with crime being the most popular book...

Soya, oat or almond? 4 of the most popular milk alternatives explained

Not that long ago, regular cow’s milk was pretty much the only choice available....

Sleeping next to a loud snorer? Here’s how to finally get some peace at night

They might be your lifelong soulmate, but it’s hard to love a snorer when...

Make a splash for wildlife: Here’s how to create your own mini-pond

Fancy a pond but don’t have much space? Now’s your chance to make waves...

Tributes paid to The Walker Brothers’ singer and ‘musical genius’ Scott Walker

Tributes have been paid to Scott Walker, the “musical genius” who shot to fame...

Discover 4 of the UK’s best museums

It’s been a good couple of years for the museums of the British Isles....

Want to make your own almond milk? Here’s how to do it

Whether you’re lactose intolerant, passionate about animal rights or you simply love the taste,...

International Day of Forests: The best woodland walks to while away your weekend

There’s something about the word ‘forest’ that sounds intrepid. It summons images of wild,...

7 things to eat and drink to help beat disease – according to a Harvard-trained doctor

Most of us know getting that all-important five-a-day and avoiding junk food is good...

On International Happiness Day, we’ve found 9 of life’s simplest pleasures

  Whether you dream of a new car parked on the driveway or a...

Are you drinking out of the right wine glass?

Stemware is a hot topic at the moment. At least, it is in the...

Everything you need to know about HIIPA: The new way to get fit without going to the gym

Once a new face on the exercise scene, now almost everyone has heard of...

4 things you need to know about matcha

Liz Connor takes a dive into the pea-coloured drink that’s proving popular on Instagram....

How to make your garden a plastic-free zone

So, you want to help stop the scourge of plastic by making your garden...

Stars will be out in force as Red Nose Day returns

Red Nose Day returns to BBC One with skits and celebrities for an evening of charity...

What’s better for you – sleeping on your front, back or side?

Everyone has their preferred way to sleep – some of us won’t be able...

Struggling to sleep? 6 ways to relieve insomnia naturally

There’s nothing more frustrating than spending a night staring at the ceiling – tossing,...

Royal babies through the ages

Princess Elizabeth was born in 1926 by caesarean section at her maternal grandparents’ home....

Concrete jungles or countryside? 10 places to spot birds this spring

Broadcaster and writer David Lindo has made it his mission to introduce new audiences...

4 of the best women’s hiking boots for spring walks

From the rugged coastline of the Lizard Peninsula to the breathtaking peaks of Mount...

8 gardening myths it’s time to stop believing

Gardening is, and always has been, a slightly superstitious art. For generations groundskeepers held...

5 reasons why your hair might be getting thinner

Thinning hair isn’t just a problem that men suffer with. Women lose their hair...

Boomerang banking: How to handle money issues when grown-up kids are living at home

Chances are, not many young adults – or their parents for that matter –...

Low-calorie diet ‘can reverse Type 2 diabetes for at least two years’

Type 2 diabetes can be reversed for at least two years using a weight...

5, 4, 3, 2, 1… A whistle-stop tour through the infinite vacuum of space

In the Douglas Adams masterpiece, The Hitchhiker’s Guide To The Galaxy, there exists a...

Quiz: St Piran’s Day – Cornish Beach or Caribbean paradise?

The idea of ‘the tropical paradise’ occupies a unique place in the consciousness of...

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