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

Silversurfers Book Club Summer 2020

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

Clever uses for citrus peel

After record spring temperatures and a couple of heatwaves, the weather seems to be...

Peter’s Gardening Tips for July

Veg growing can be endlessly rewarding, but this spring, there was a huge increase...

How to keep your crops fruiting throughout summer
Watering your plants with ice cubes – would you try this?

An unusual trend has taken the internet by storm – watering your plants with...

Clever uses for tennis balls

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

What will gardens of the future look like?

Tougher plants, smaller plots and more communal spaces may all form the gardens of...

7 social distancing food suggestions for a small family gathering

Remember when picnics and barbecues were the easiest, most relaxed way to feed people?...

Clever tips to cut kitchen waste

Cut down on the amount of food you throw away and create less kitchen...

Face Masks – a simple guide

Planned Government regulations will soon require face coverings to be worn by all hospital...

Hospital cleaners share top tips for keeping your home virus-free

It’s always nice to have a clean home – and right now, home hygiene...

10 Weird and Wonderful Uses for WD-40

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

8 bizarre facts you never knew about dogs

No other animal inspires the same devotion as the dog (sorry, cat people), and...

Learning Resources® educational toys and games

Yesterday I read a story to my granddaughter, not by the glow of her...

5 drought-tolerant plants that can stand the heat

With our climate becoming more like that of the Mediterranean, with cooler, wetter winters...

Peter’s Gardening tips for June

After the sunniest Spring on record and the fact that we have all had...

9 things you must know before colouring your hair at home

If you’re anything like us, there’s one question you desperately hope to hear the...

10 tips for greater productivity working from home

Many people report feeling less productive when working from home, compared to being in...

How to dry home-grown blooms

Make everlasting mementoes and gifts by growing and drying your own flowers, with help...

Clever uses for ice cube trays

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

10 ways to recycle old junk to use in the garden

It’s great news that garden centres have been able to reopen, but if you’re...

Clever uses for banana peels

Don’t throw away the peel – put it to good use instead!  Here’s our...

World Bee Day: 7 ways to support bees in your garden

Bees are a vital part of the food chain, but they’re under threat –...

Clever uses for coconut oil

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

10 ways to recycle old junk to use in the garden

It’s great news that garden centres have been able to reopen, but if you’re...

How to minimise separation anxiety in a dog post lockdown

A number of our tails.com customers told us that their dogs are starting to...

Benefits of gardens highlighted as ‘virtual’ Chelsea Flower Show begins

Horticultural experts are highlighting the value of gardening for people’s well being during lockdown...

Top 5 Simple Embroidery Tips for Beginners

Have you been trying to get into embroidery for a while? Good news! The...

The joy of dogs goes well beyond their owners

At tails.com we are incredibly excited to share The Dog Difference, our largest ever...

Find love with Silversurfers Dating

It’s never too late to find love – whether you’re newly single after the...

Judi Dench’s most fashionable moments from the 50s to today

The actor – known for her roles in the James Bond franchise, Shakespeare in...

Dating during lockdown

Not being able to get out and socialise doesn’t on the face of it...

Help butterflies thrive with a seasonal to-do list

Butterflies are the focus of this year’s Wild About Gardens campaign. Follow this seasonal...

Discover the best virtual gardens, podcasts and expert advice

Missing the chance to visit your favourite gardening shows? Be inspired by gorgeous virtual...

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