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Sellotape can be used in dozens of weird and wonderful ways for so much...

Clever uses for sellotape

Apple released the first iPod in October 2001, giving us the ability to store...

Paper or Digital Copies – What’s best for important documents?

Many of us learned to sew at a young age, usually taught by the...

Sew your own clothes with Minerva 

Each season we tend to reevaluate our wardrobes, buying shiny new trend pieces and...

This is how often you should actually replace your underwear
Enjoy your garden in style with this lovely garden furniture selection

Summer fast approaching; we look at a stylish selection of Garden furniture available at...

Here’s how not to jeopardise the lives of hedgehogs in your garden

So, Hedgehog Awareness Week (May 2-8) is here, when householders are urged to encourage...

Peter’s Gardening Tips for May 2021

After the driest April since 1862 along with several overnight frosts, the good news...

Create a Stunning Garden Basket Display This Summer

Counting down to summer, here are 5 hanging basket solutions to help readers create...

Royal Horticultural Society announces go-ahead for summer flower shows

Flower shows will go ahead in July at Hampton Court and Tatton Park, making...

Frequent gardening may be linked to improved wellbeing

Gardening more frequently may be linked to improvements in wellbeing, perceived stress and physical...

How to repot your houseplants: all your questions answered

Whether you’ve bought a whole new raft of houseplants to green up your indoor...

10 Weird and Wonderful Uses for WD-40

That can of WD-40 in the garden shed is brimming with possibilities: we all...

7 foods you should never feed your dog

It’s easy to see why dogs really are man’s, or woman’s, best friend. These...

Happy St George’s Day – 6 Inspirational Gift Ideas

Offering some timely gift inspiration, we start with a popular annual celebrating the very...

Mark Diacono’s new rules for using herbs

“We don’t need herbs,” says Mark Diacono, a man who has just written an...

Why are my tulips so squat?

For some gardeners, tulips are having a bad year. In my own garden, the...

Support plants for a lifetime with mycorrhizal fungi

Mycorrhizal fungi has become a planting essential thanks to its incredible abilities to create...

8 clever tips to save you money when shopping online

Online shopping is a trend that appears firmly here to stay, even as more...

Discover the freedom of the forest 

Did you know that most people in England live within an hour’s drive of...

5 Gorgeous Shrubs for the Garden 

Adding gorgeous colour whilst helping to define your garden layout, here are some stylish shrubs to...

Clever uses for citrus peel

Citrus peel is good for so much more than just garnish! Instead of composting...

How to make hanging baskets out of throwaway junk

Kitchen colanders, old wellies and woolly jumpers can help create beautiful hanging baskets, says...

Learn how to paint whilst supporting the work of the Charlie Waller Trust

Would you like to learn how to paint whilst supporting the work of the...

How a Vintage Cash Cow customer made over £1,800 from a Spring Clear Out – and so can you…

Julia Farcas, a 69 year-old woman from Richmond Upon Thames decided to clear out...

Natural Cleaning Solution Tips

Easy on the environment and easy on your pocket natural cleaners are worth investigating...

Keen on cut flowers? Here’s how to grow your own

A bunch of flowers in a jug on your kitchen window sill, or sunnily...

6 Wonderful Plant Collections to Grow in your Garden

Take advantage of fantastic savings on these exciting plant collections, each capable of growing...

5 Useful Garden Accessories to help you enjoy the summer 

We highlight 5 useful garden accessories to help enhance your green space whilst also offering practical...

How to grow new vegetables from kitchen scraps

When you’re depositing your kitchen scraps – including old spuds, vegetable seeds and stones...

Easter eggs: a real hazard for pets

A salutary tale of how Bruce the labradoodle had to be taken for emergency...

Can you grow citrus trees in a cool climate?

The chances are, if you’re lucky enough to have a garden with a fruit...

Peter’s Gardening Tips for April 2021

Some of us have been enjoying some wonderfully warm and sunny spring weather this...

Spring butterflies – how many have you spotted so far?

A sure sign that spring is here is the emergence of overwintering butterflies in...

Clever uses for coconut oil

Coconut oil is having something of a moment – the once obscure ingredient has...

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