green gardening

A Guide to Composting

By Lucy Zwarteveen,
Filed in Articles, Eco Tips, green gardening

compost, composting advice

Composting is a brilliant environmentally friendly way of removing the waste from your garden and kitchen and turning it into something useful, a fantastic example of the circle of life. Using your own compost is useful in all gardens, particularly for adding nutrients back into your soil and garden.  When Is the Best Time to […]

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The Benefits Of Adding Trees To Your Garden

By Lucy Zwarteveen,
Filed in climate change, green gardening, sustainability, wildlife

tree care, tree surgeons

Creating a glorious, natural garden that is manageable and benefits the environment can be a challenge for amateur gardeners, but it doesn’t have to be if you do your homework and learn the basics. There are many easy ways that you can incorporate sustainability into your garden, including using recycled garden products, creating a compost […]

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Our June Freeflush Competition To Win A Wall Hung Waterbutt

By Lucy Zwarteveen,
Filed in Eco Competitions, green gardening, green home, sustainability

water butt installation

It’s back again, the chance to win a best selling 100 litre water butt from rainwater harvesting experts Freeflush who are based in Manchester. The wall hung water butt which enables you to capture rainwater for you garden is worth £110 and is both British designed and manufactured. For those of you who can’t wait […]

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Plants To Grow At Home

By Lucy Zwarteveen,
Filed in green gardening, sustainability

eco friendly gardening

It’s hard to believe that we are suddenly in the midst of a global pandemic and in lock down and whilst we maybe safe at home (not stuck at home) we might still be reluctant to go to the shops or supermarket. One sure-fire way to have fresh fruit and vegetables on tap is to […]

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Win A Water Butt For 2020

By Lucy Zwarteveen,
Filed in Eco Competitions, green gardening, sustainability

water butt installation

The competitions we ran with Freeflush last year were hugely popular and had an overwhelming response. Now that spring has arrived at last and people are getting back into their gardens we are pleased to announce they are back with their first competition of 2020. Freeflush are rainwater harvesting experts and create innovative water solutions […]

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No Cow Boys Only Lumberjacks

By Lucy Zwarteveen,
Filed in green gardening, sustainability

tree care, tree surgeons

Whether you are looking at having a tree trimmed back, or removed completely, you do want to make sure that you are using a professional arborist who knows what they’re doing! There are many cowboy outfits who will say they can help you, but if they don’t know what they are doing you may find […]

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