When winter rolls around, it is so easy to retreat into your home, wrap yourself up in jumpers and blankets and completely forget about the outside. After all, it will be cold and dark.
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That does not mean, however, that you should consider the outside areas of your home to be out of bounds and untouchable until spring arrives. Here are some of the ways in which you can make the most of your home’s outside areas during the winter months.
Air pollution is a potentially an epidemic in the making. With 40,000 deaths in the UK each year linked to toxic air levels, and the potential for the first death certificate to have ‘toxic air’ cited as the primary cause of death, it is an invisible killer we shouldn’t ignore.
But what can we do about it?
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Obviously, paying attention to our carbon footprint is one way to fight back against the rising toxin levels in the air. Another is to put something in place that will clean the current state of the air.
Now that summer is in full swing, most of us are enjoying our time outside the house and exploring our gardens. If you have only just come out into your garden this year to start some work on it, you may already be faced with a 3-foot night lawn, flowers everywhere and a ton of weeds. There comes a time in all of our lives where we want to make a change to the garden, so if you want to vamp up the space this year and make a fun change, here are some of the things you can do.
No matter how big or small your garden or how experienced a gardener you are, you need these top gardening tips because, after all, your garden is a haven of peace and tranquillity… or you would like it to be!
Isn’t it great, coming home from a busy day at the office to sit and enjoy the sunset from the garden bench surrounding by sweet-scented flowers and pretty shrubs? Or is it? Are there shrubs that seem to have taken over the flower border and, try as hard as you might, delphiniums just won’t flourish in your outdoor space? You need these top gardening tips…