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Creating chic contemporary spaces with Pilkington Activ™

Creating chic contemporary spaces with Pilkington Activ™

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FollowLinking indoor and outdoor spaces has been a key homes trend in recent years and Pilkington United Kingdom Limited are leading the way when it comes to developing the kind of intelligent glazing that underpins this look. Their Pilkington Activ™ range offers new solutions for […]

Britain’s most beautiful gardens

Britain’s most beautiful gardens

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FollowBritain is home to some of the most beautiful gardens – from The Alnwick Garden (including the Poison Garden) to the grounds of Kensington Palace. For this article, we’ve teamed up with Oldrids and Downtown, retailers of stunning conservatory furniture to get you in the […]

Top medicinal plants you can grow in your garden

Top medicinal plants you can grow in your garden

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FollowMany plants have been grown to offer incredible health benefits for centuries. From chewing leaves of the feverfew plant to ease a migraine to adding lemon balm to your tea to relieve anxiety, there are plenty of options for keen gardeners to choose from. But, […]

Top Methods to Bring Nature into Your Home

Top Methods to Bring Nature into Your Home

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FollowWe might build cities of stone and metal, and we might do our best to threaten the health of nature, but we cannot escape the fact that we are part of it. We require clean air to breathe, clean water to drink, we need sunlight […]

Adding a Touch of Class to Your Outdoor Space with Decking or a Pergola

Adding a Touch of Class to Your Outdoor Space with Decking or a Pergola

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FollowWe all like a nice area to sit out and enjoy the good weather and making your backyard into a haven to relax or entertain friends and family could be a brilliant way to make the most of the sunshine. It can be relatively inexpensive […]

Five Ways To Use Trellis Panels In Your Garden

Five Ways To Use Trellis Panels In Your Garden

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FollowSummer is here and we’re all starting to use our gardens a little bit more each day. When you aren’t an experienced gardener, creating your perfect garden can seem a bit daunting at first. It can also be difficult when you have children to find […]

Five Health Reasons to Garden by Dr Sally

Five Health Reasons to Garden by Dr Sally

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FollowSuddenly everything is green.  Plants are sending exploratory shoots out to feel for the sun.  The grass and daisies are racing to grow daily ahead of the next onslaught from the mower.  The weeds are getting a firm grip before the gardening gloves come into play. So let’s get to it. If you need […]

National Gardening Week hacks – how to create the perfect urban garden

National Gardening Week hacks – how to create the perfect urban garden

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FollowWith National Gardening Week just around the corner (April 30th – May 6th) now is the perfect time to get outside and channel your inner Titchmarsh. But for city-dwellers, creating a leafy paradise in the middle of an urban jungle can sometimes seem like an […]

5 Tips for an Eco-Friendly Home

5 Tips for an Eco-Friendly Home

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FollowIn today’s world, being friendly to the planet is everybody’s priority because of the effects global warming is starting to have on the environment. There will be certain areas you have already tuned your life to be eco-friendly, such as by recycling at work, or […]

A guide to creating and maintaining a pest-free garden

A guide to creating and maintaining a pest-free garden

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FollowIf you’re proud of your home, the last thing you want is a pest invasion. Pests cause huge headaches for homeowners all over the UK — in London, more than 100 rodent complaints are made every day! However, a few quick and simple preparations can […]