Eco Tips

Where Are The Best Growing Conditions In The UK?

By Kate Haines,
Filed in Eco Tips, green gardening

best growing conditions, eco gardening

Gardening is one of the most popular pastimes in the UK. With long waiting lists for allotments and guerrilla gardening on the rise there seems to be no decline in the populations love for their garden. Click on the infographic below created by Compost Direct which shows where the UK’s hotspots are for the most sunshine, least rainfall […]

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Really Green Gardening

By Kate Haines,
Filed in Eco Tips, green gardening, green home

green home, green energy

Our homes and gardens are our own little slice of this earth which we can relax and be at peace with.  However they are also a huge source of energy waste and impact heavily on the environment.  There are ways of reducing the impact your home has on our planet though.  Take a look at a […]

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Attracting Birds To Your Garden

By Kate Haines,
Filed in Eco Tips, green gardening

wildlife gardening

If you love seeing the local birds go about their business, but they don’t seem to be attracted to your garden, it might be that your outdoor space simply isn’t designed with our feathered friends in mind. If this is something you’d like to change, here are some simple tips for attracting more birds into […]

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Your Winter Gardening Survival Guide

By Kate Haines,
Filed in Eco Tips, green gardening

winter gardening

Winter’s here, and that means your garden may be looking pretty bleak. If you’re making a point of being more self-sufficient, or you’re just passionate about growing, then the harsh chill of winter can be pretty discouraging. However, you don’t just have to sit there and watch your plants turn to frosty, wet mush. Here […]

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Save Energy & Money With Lift Sharing

By Kate Haines,
Filed in Eco Tips, Energy Saving

electric vehicles

If you’re not using the best lift sharing apps such as Uber and Lyft, you’re missing out on plenty of opportunities to save on your journeys. Sharing rides is a great way to go green and conserve fuel, especially if you’re a very mobile person. It is also a great way to save money; you’ll find […]

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How To Create A Mini Wildlife Pond

By Kate Haines,
Filed in Eco Tips, green gardening

eco pond, wildlife pond, green gardening

Ponds serve as a relaxing focal point for any garden and can help to attract, and provide a home for wildlife including many amphibians and insects whose natural habitat is under threat. One of the most common hurdles that would-be pond keepers face when looking to set up a pond in their own garden is […]

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