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St David’s Day is a timely moment for gardeners to celebrate by growing leeks,...

How to grow leeks in celebration of St David’s Day

As the end of lockdown for many of us edges closer, now is the...

It’s almost spring! Time to get a head start on gardening jobs

Spring is finally here! Around this time of year, many of us feel the...

Spring Cleaning Tips

After a very cold beginning to February, some warmer weather is on the horizon...

Peter’s Gardening tips for March 2021
5 easy sewing projects for spring

We have a few weeks until spring is really here so what better way...

Reliving Past Holidays

During the summer of 2020, in the gap between Covid-19 lockdowns, I took the...

Silversurfers Book Club Spring 2021

Each season we share a selection of popular book titles and new releases which...

Edible flowers that will colour your salads – and your garden

As well as growing beautiful roses to admire during the summer months, you can...

3 easy ways to make your garden more attractive to pollinators

Even the nation’s most avid gardeners might be surprised at how important their green...

Cancer detection and 6 more extraordinary things you never knew your dog could do

We’re sure you don’t need any further reasons to love dogs, but for good...

8 of the best flowering plants for a colourful garden display

It’s time to think and plan ahead to ensure your flower beds are bursting...

The new Quishion from iBeani

This combination cushion and quilt is a clever concept that is going down a...

Ten genius tips to get more out of household items

Try these genius tricks to get more out of a few everyday items found...

Set yourself a new goal for Lent

Ash Wednesday is here; the first day of Lent marks an important period of...

Want a better view of the wildlife in your garden? These are the tools you need

You might not associate yourself with the stereotypical anorak-clad, binocular-wielding bird-watching ‘twitcher’, but as...

Dahlia Gallery Collection – Buy now and SAVE £6!

This collection of compact, petite Dahlia are ideal for planting in containers or at the front of the...

Peter’s Gardening Tips for February 2021

Brrrr it’s a serious shock to the system, after continuous atrocious wet weather for...

10 ways to help keep your pet safe from dognappers

We’re a nation of dog lovers, and with so many of us working from...

Should you grow heirloom vegetables?

Sowing heritage seeds can result in better flavour, a true connection with nature and...

How to save money on garden essentials when sowing seeds

It’s all very well buying a few packets of seeds with good intentions –...

Peter’s Gardening Tips for February 2021

February is the month of winter vagaries, when the thermometer is a gymnast, up it...

UK’s front gardens have become greener

Front garden greenery has surged in the past five years, with homeowners adding an...

Valentine’s Day – 5 Gift Ideas for Someone Special 

Counting down to Valentine’s Day, here are 5 wonderful gift ideas for that special...

Unexpected home repairs that could break the bank

Nothing is more frustrating than when an unexpected issue occurs in your home. Whether...

Which rose is right for your garden?

A bunch of roses may spell romance to some on Valentine’s Day, but the...

Introducing the ‘sandwich generation’

More than 1.3 million adults in the UK are now part of what’s known...

Clever uses for a bar of soap

The humble bar of soap is an inexpensive essential you can find in nearly...

Time to take up a new hobby? 7 Cross-Stitch designs to try this winter

Trying out the art of cross-stitch can often prove to be an extremely rewarding...

Free knitting and crochet patterns

Knitting and crochet is a great way to pass the time when the season...

Crochet: the new trend giving knitting a run for its money

Crochet seems to be everywhere, from catwalks to second-hand vintage shops. Whether it’s a...

5 Beautiful Willow Tree Figurines to Gift this winter 

Presenting a Willow Tree figurine to someone special offers the chance to express thoughts of love, healing and...

8 ways to embrace retirement if you’ve been forced into it early

The pandemic means some people have had to take early retirement. Here’s how to...

Discover our brand new range for 2021 in the Silversurfers Shop

Many of us have shifted to shopping online and the Silversurfers Shop is stocked...

Is biodegradable cling film any good?

The war on plastic is undoubtedly ramping up. While we’ve ditched single-use plastic bags...

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