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Bamboo Furniture Brand Sengtai Launches in the UK

April 14, 2014 by  
Filed under Furniture, Home & Garden

Successful French brand Sengtai specialising in Scandinavian-inspired designer furniture has just launched an online presence in the UK. In addition to the 40+ products already available in a choice of 11 colours, UK based customers also have the option to custom make their own pieces of bespoke furniture. Sengtai owns its own workshop and all its […]

Gardening Gets Greener With B&Q

April 4, 2014 by  
Filed under Green Living, Home & Garden

B&Q have become the first retailer to remove all polystyrene packaging from bedding plants, replacing it with a 100% recyclable alternative called easyGrow. Harnessing Teabag Technology™, easyGrow™ is 100% recyclable and up to 95% peat-free, removing peat from commercial plant production. The new concept will be incorporated into 20 varieties of bedding plants. easyGrow™ with Teabag Technology™, consists of a […]

How to make your garden stylish and environmentally friendly in 2014

April 1, 2014 by  
Filed under Allotments & Gardens

With spring finally upon us, and summer but three short months away, discovering the styles and fashions of the coming year is important to make sure that your garden shines through the months. At the very same time however, it’s important to make sure that your garden is friendly to the environment around it.

Easy Ways to Save Energy in Your Home

April 1, 2014 by  
Filed under Featured Posts, Home & Garden

Many homeowners want to save more energy in their homes but they haven’t a clue just how easy it is to do so. Basic things such as reducing heat usage and installing loft insulation can drop energy related costs drastically.  Today we are going to discuss some of the easy ways to save energy in […]

Green your Home with an Eco-Technology Loan

March 28, 2014 by  
Filed under Home & Garden

Are you planning to make improvements to your home? If so, does this include measures to improve energy efficiency in an attempt to reduce your fuel bills? Saving energy is vital for the future of our planet and the UK is committed to achieving an 80 per cent reduction in carbon emissions by 2050. However, […]

Home Decor: Think “Green” Not “Mean”

March 28, 2014 by  
Filed under Home & Garden

When you’re a homeowner, the issue of cost usually comes in on the top of your list when thinking about decorating your home. While keeping your wallet and your bank manager happy is important, keeping green is also essential. More professional designers than ever before are turning to green elements in their work, forgoing traditional […]

Ask around if you need gardening tips

March 24, 2014 by  
Filed under Home & Garden

Being green fingered goes hand in hand with an environmentally friendly mind-set, and sharing hints and tips is a fantastic starting point for new eco-friendly ideas to sprout from. A good source of advice is suppliers – the companies we buy our gardening tools, fencing, sheds and plants from. Established companies will have years of […]

How to Utilise Your Conservatory All Year Round

March 21, 2014 by  
Filed under Home & Garden

With spring in the air, it’s the perfect opportunity to get back out in the garden to scratch your green fingered itch. If you can’t wait to tend to your tree fern or hone your hollyhock, the balmier conditions certainly make gardening a much more serene pursuit. But what if you didn’t have to wait […]

French doors

March 18, 2014 by  
Filed under Home & Garden

I suppose its France’s reputation for enjoying the finest things in life that has lent itself to products including the word ‘French’ in their title. It’s been a mystery to me for a while why certain things are preceded with the label. French toast; kissing; fries; maids…there are loads of unexplained examples. Were these goods/terms […]

Whatever next: a waterless washing machine?

March 13, 2014 by  
Filed under Home & Garden

When your old washing machine gives up the ghost it can be quite a tiresome ordeal to go out, research, and pay a lot of money for a large item to transport and replace something that may have served you well over the years.

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