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Making your gardening methods environmentally-friendly requires a lot of time and effort, so luckily for you, our products can unlock many ways in which your garden can help save the planet. Grow your own food One of the key elements of the eco-friendly lifestyle is to make everything as natural as possible. The best way to implement this in your garden is to grow your own fruit and vegetables. With less artificial fertilisers used (the average commercial crop can be sprayed up to 27 times!), you know exactly where your

Now that the UK temperature is getting to the dizzy heights of Celsius in the double-digits, it’s actually a pleasure to stop hiding away in my various garden sheds (I have two) and into my garden for a spot of horticulture. It’s at this time of year that I turn to the online gardening experts for a) inspiration on what to plant, b) to tell me that I’m too late to plant what I was going to plant or c) I can plant what I was going to plant but

British Summer Time (BST) officially starts this Sunday, March 27th at 1.00 am GMT when the clocks ‘spring’ forward to 2.00 am BST. We lose one hours sleep but we get more daylight in return. An exchange I’ll happily accept. The longer days, coupled with the fantastic weather we’ve had recently, mean that many of us will be out and about in our gardens in greater numbers. Unfortunately, so too will the thieves – at least according to claims-data recently released by insurance group Aviva. Aviva’s claims-statistics for the past

Here’s a conversation I overheard recently: “It’s a Dawes Geneva” she announced proudly to her friend at the school gates. There was no doubt that it was a fine looking cycle. “It’s fully-loaded too with a wicker basket, panniers and a tail rack. What? Oh! About £700.” she added in response to her friend’s quizzical look. This is a common discussion this time of year; school mums, dad’s and office workers upgrading their city hybrids after several winters-worth of riding have abused their old ones. The more sportier amongst us

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