A lot of people are geared up to organic gardening and try to avoid using pesticides and other chemicals on their crops. How many though think about the properties of the cleaning and maintenance products that they use in their garden or on garden tools?
A must for me at this time of year is to get out in the countryside and visit a bluebell wood in all its seasonal glory. If you choose the right wood and the right time of year, you can experience a carpet of blue flowers which are simply stunning. I’ve picked out a few [...]
Have you been thinking about extending the family home? Maybe space has become a bit hard to come by as the family grow older and you need some extra room. Maybe you would like to move but the costs are prohibitive. Moving up instead of moving out has become popular over the past few years [...]
My daughter loves to help out in the garden and on the rainy days she gets the paper potter out so that she is prepared. This ingenious device enables you to turn strips of old newspaper into biodegradable plant pots for seedlings. The Paper Potter was designed 15 years ago as a solution to the [...]
My friend was recently lamenting the fact that the slugs/snails were eating her plants when another friend recommended she get some copper tape and put round the pots. It was the first I had heard that this worked but as we have some in my Wikaniko store we got it and tried it out and [...]
Whatever your motives are for saving energy, whether it is ‘going green’ or a saving the pennies, it’s all for a good cause however most people are still a little clueless as to where to begin. To be energy efficient you don’t have to spend thousands of pounds, you just have to be a little [...]
The principle behind use of green technology in domestic setups is that it would make them more affordable as less consumption of energy and water takes place. The important thing is how green communities are looked upon. Many associate them with solar panels and other appliances of green technology. However, green communities are defined not [...]
How would you like to grow healthy, green food for you and your family all year round, but do it easily and cheaply? Rocket Gardens have created a whole new way for you to enjoy an entirely stress free way of creating a hugely productive vegetable garden, with none of the hassle. Rocket Gardens’ Constant [...]
There are now over half a million chicken keepers in Britain today, all offering chickens a loving home with the hope of a tasty supply of eggs in return! This trend has become more and more popular over recent years with thousands of us wanting to get in on the action whether we’re in the [...]
Nowadays most of us are becoming more conscious about trying to save energy in an effort to do our bit to save the planet. Maybe you have already implemented some energy saving practices within the home but have you thought about instigating some of the same procedures at work or in your business?