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Make your garden the perfect home for wildlife

June 5, 2014 by  
Filed under Allotments & Gardens, Featured Posts

Recent reports suggest that many homeowners are opting to hard landscape much of their front gardens, while trends in garden design have reduced the desire for large lawns and expansive flowerbeds. This has certainly impacted on the diversity of wildlife in people’s gardens but there are plenty of steps that can be taken to encourage […]

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 […]

TGF Rated Review – Wentworth Wooden Puzzles

March 16, 2014 by  
Filed under Family, Featured Posts, Reviews

What is it? A Wentworth Wooden Puzzle. Who is reviewing it? My niece Annabel aged 8, My Sister (nieces mum) & Myself mum of 3 boys aged 10, 7 & 2. Set Up


March 3, 2014 by  
Filed under Featured Posts, Green Living

“What are green cities?”, I hear you ask – so we need to start by defining green cities before we take a look at which cities around the world have the best green credentials.  A green city is a sustainable city (or eco-city) which is designed (or administered) with consideration of the environmental impact with […]

Easy Steps Homeowners Can Take to Make Their Home Green

February 28, 2014 by  
Filed under Featured Posts, Home & Garden

There is a growing concern among the general population today about the state of the environment. Issues such as air and water pollution, global warming and more are commonly talked about in media stories as well as social circles. Many homeowners are trying to find great ways to make their home more environmentally friendly. Major […]

Share the Love: Family Valentine’s Gifts That Give Back

January 12, 2014 by  
Filed under Featured Posts, Gifts

Valentine’s Day is often most associated with romantic love, but actually it’s a great time for a family to show how much they love each other and to teach your kids how to show love for others. With increasingly busy schedules it’s good to take some time and effort to show care and love towards […]

5 Tips for Creating a Low Maintenance Garden

January 8, 2014 by  
Filed under Featured Posts, Home & Garden

An urban garden is the perfect place to visit to get away from city life and enjoy a moment of peace and tranquillity. But with the hustle and bustle of city living, it can be hard to find the time to maintain your urban slice of greenery. The team at 1 grass offer five tips […]

Awareness, Then Action: Hotels Around the World Take the Green Approach

December 24, 2013 by  
Filed under Featured Posts, Travel & Tourism

Everyone knows that they can do their part to protect the environment when staying in a hotel by reusing towels, running water less, and refusing daily housekeeping services. Some hotels, however, are going even further when it comes to being green. Did you know that a hotel can create a kilogram of waste per guest […]

Trains, Planes and Automobiles: Which Travel Mode is Best for the Planet?

December 20, 2013 by  
Filed under Featured Posts, Travel & Tourism

A recent study examining which method of transportation is the least harmful to the plan uncovered some surprising results and may change the way that many of us choose to complete long journeys. Previously, travelling by aeroplane was considered to be the most environmentally unfriendly mode of travel, but the study designed by researchers at […]

Electric Vehicles: Has the Spark Gone or is it Yet to be Ignited?

December 19, 2013 by  
Filed under Cars, Featured Posts

Electric and hybrid vehicles have been teetering on the edge of the automotive industry for some years now; forever threatening to break through the seal into the mainstream consumer world. However, despite positive efforts from manufacturers such as Nissan, Ford and Tesla Motors (to name just a few); the idea of owning an electric car […]

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