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Founded in 1922, Zoflora’s famous concentrated disinfectant has been a staple for households for...

Clever uses for Zoflora

While the consistently warm weather may be good news for sunseekers, for dogs, it...

7 tips for looking after your dog in the hot weather

Versatile, inexpensive and recyclable, aluminium foil is a kitchen essential all over the world....

Clever uses for aluminium foil

Cotton wool balls are a common household staple that rarely make it beyond the...

Clever uses for cotton wool balls
Clever uses for nail varnish remover

Nail varnish remover is a popular household staple, and if you have a bottle...

Can You Lend a Paw and Give a Dog A Happy Holiday Home?

Are you a dog lover that can lend a paw by providing a happy...

10 surprising things you can clean in the dishwasher

For anyone who has one, the dishwasher is an essential part of their kitchen...

Silversurfers Book Club Summer 2019

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

How to create a wildlife garden with the grandchildren this summer

Summer is a wonderful time of year to spend as many days as possible...

Silver Sunday 2019 is coming!

Silver Sunday is a national day for celebrating older people with thousands of fun...

Peter’s Gardening Tips for July

It’s fair to say that the weather so far this season has been somewhat indecisive,...

Good Housekeeping magazine – 5 issues for £5!

When was the last time you took a moment just for yourself? In our...

Clever uses for ice cube trays

We all have one or two ice cube trays lurking in our freezers, but...

Why PVC decking is set to take the country by storm

In much the same way that some people thought their single-glazed, wood-framed windows were...

Clever uses for tennis balls

Tennis balls aren’t just useful for playing fetch with your pet – there are...

Clever uses for fabric conditioner

Fabric conditioner, or fabric softener, is a household item that has plenty of clever...

The amazing garlic peeling trick – and other fruit and veg tips you need in your life

Garlic is an absolute staple in most kitchens, but how many hours of your...

10 Clever Uses for Lemons

Bright, zesty and fragrant, lemons are one of the most popular citrus fruits –...

Islabikes – Cycling Revolutionaries

Islabikes are the UK’s leading producers of high-quality, lightweight bicycles for people at different...

Peter’s Gardening tips for June

Scent to my mind is one of the most important features of any garden...

A Week of Garden Celebrations at Leeds Castle 24th to 30th June 2019

Leeds Castle in Kent is set within 500 acres of beautiful grounds and formal...

Want to stop pests ruining your crops? Try companion planting with these 8 expert tips

For generations, companion planting has been used to repel pests, or at least lure...

The best vegetarian and vegan cookbooks

As vegetarian and vegan lifestyles become more popular, more people are realising that a...

Make the decision to stay in the home you love

We all get to that point when the children have left home and we...

Increase biodiversity in your own garden

Promoting biodiversity in your home garden is a brilliant way to preserve nature and...

This is how to grow the tastiest tomatoes for summer

Last year, I had the best crop of outdoor tomatoes I had ever grown...

The Best Wild Bird Foods for your Garden This Summer

Most of our native UK birds are in full plumage during the early summer...

Peter’s Gardening tips for May 2019

Trees, shrubs, herbaceous plants, grass, climbers have all gone berserk!  After a very dry...

Hanging basket masterclass: Here’s how to make the best flower display in easy 8 steps

So often my hanging baskets end up looking lacklustre and forlorn, with gaps where...

Heavenly Heels for Special Occasions

From weddings to race days, garden parties to Summer barbecues, it’s the perfect excuse...

Silversurfers Book Club Spring 2019

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

Understanding bedbugs

Instances of bedbugs have been steadily rising in in the UK for several years,...

Beautiful gardens to catch the best spring blooms

Lift your spirits and find the perfect location for a springtime ramble at some...

Peter’s Gardening Tips for April 2019

Most of us have been enjoying some wonderfully warm and sunny spring weather, and...

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