green gardening

5 Tree Conservation Tips for a Better Environment

By Kate Haines,
Filed in Eco Tips, green gardening

rainforest campaigns, sustainable palm oil

Trees are of great benefit to every home and the environment in general. Additionally, planting trees can increase a property’s value, boost attraction for commercial businesses, reduce noise pollution, improve water quality, and reduce ozone levels. Trees absorb CO2, which is responsible for the greenhouse effect and, in turn, release oxygen that humans need to […]

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Mud And Bloom:The Subscription Box That Gets You And Your Kids Outdoors

By Kate Haines,
Filed in Environmental Education, Green Directory Reviews, green gardening

green gardening boxes

When I first saw the Mud and Bloom Box featured on twitter I was immediately intrigued and wanted to know more. As gardening and crafts are two of my favourite things, a subscription box combining the two seemed a great idea, especially for children. Crafts Since February my two children aged 6 and 8 have […]

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Win A Free Flush Wall Mounted Water Butt Worth £110 And Recycle Your Rain Water

By Kate Haines,
Filed in green gardening, green home, recycling

water butt eco

Freeflush the rainwater harvesting experts, create innovative water solutions which save you money and help the environment by enabling you to recycle rainwater for your garden. They are offering one lucky winner the opportunity to win one of their wall mounted water butts that can hold up to 100 litres of water. The Original Prestige […]

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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 & birdspotting

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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Get Your Garden Ready For Spring

By Kate Haines,
Filed in green gardening

upcycled pallet furniture

If you are struggling with ideas of what to do with what your garden this year, you’re not alone; think of how many people have an uninspired patch of grass, just waiting to be transformed. With spring creeping up on us, now is the perfect time to get down to work… Trim It Back When you […]

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