Generation Rent: 3 Tips for Creating a Moveable Garden

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Reading Time: 3 mins

Today, we bring you an external expert to the table to tell us some nifty gardening tricks. Nicky Roeber is the Online Horticultural Expert at Wyevale Garden Centres. Here, he shares his top tips for creating a garden that can be packed up and moved — perfect for green-fingered members of “generation rent”. There are millions of people in the UK who are renting their homes and, if you’re one…

How to Make a Wildlife Garden

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Reading Time: 7 mins

With the massive industrialisation, intensive agriculture, and expansion of urban areas that has occurred in the UK since the 1950’s, we have lost 96% of the wild meadows which once dotted the landscape. While this is difficult to remedy due to the demands associated with an ever increasing population, there are steps we can take to address the issue locally. One of the best (and easiest) options is to cultivate…

Your Guide to Successful Container Gardening

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Reading Time: 6 mins Shutterstock/ woraatep suppavas The idea of growing our own vegetables and herbs is gaining popularity in the UK (possibly thanks to Felicity Kendal and ‘The Good Life’ circa 1975). However, not all of us have access to a garden, especially in large cities. So, what can you do if you would like to grow some veggies at home, but don’t have a garden or much space…

How to Keep Pollen Out of Your Home

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Reading Time: 6 mins Spring is finally here and so is warmer weather, as well as the urge to open every window to let fresh air inside your home once again. For one in five people in the UK, however, the latter presents a dilemma. As most hay fever sufferers know, the beginning of each year becomes an internal struggle between the desire to welcome the fresh spring air with open windows and…

Your Guide to an Allergy-Free Garden

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Reading Time: 6 mins

While the advent of Spring is welcomed by most people, for a significant portion of the population season change brings only dread. Bags and pockets will be filled with extra packets of tissues and allergy medicine. That’s right, hay fever season is here and with it come the usual blocked or runny noses, watery eyes, and bouts of uncontrollable sneezing. One in five people in the UK now suffers from…