Winter Weather & the Damage it Can Do to Plants As the temperature starts to drop from double figures into single digits, we all know it isn’t too long before winter really takes a hold of the UK. Whilst there’s probably a few people out there who welcome the colder […]
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There are many ways to be eco-friendly at home and in the garden. Stay up to date with all of the latest developments in household environmental tips that will help you go green.
Though the eco-friendly footwear market seems to be overstocked with tacky, ugly footwear, there are a handful of affordable,...
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It can be a daunting task to build your own eco-shed alone, but it can be done. Using products that have been recycled can help create a garden shed that both interesting and earth-friendly. Additionally, many of these products can transform an existing structure into the ideal eco-shed. In preparing […]Read more ›
It seems an obvious point that, in your home, heat is likely to escape through the window. In fact, when compared to a piece of wall the same size, you lose up to five times more thermal energy through your window. Yet, when it comes to insulating our homes, we […]Read more ›
Our yards are among the most important spaces at home. Whether it’s a patch of flora out front, or the grassy backyard where the kids play soccer, your yard can be an urban haven for wildlife, while having an incrementally positive effect on the environment. Those with a passion for […]Read more ›
A few years ago it used to be only the ardent environmentalists who were bothered about their impact on the planet and worried about issues such as global warming. Nowadays though most of us consider how many resources we are using, even if it is only in terms of reducing […]Read more ›
Your refrigerator has one of the hardest jobs of any appliance in your house. It never gets a break. Even when there’s no one home, your refrigerator is still keeping your lemonade cool and your vegetables fresh. According to the U.S. Department of Energy, 14 percent of your household’s energy-usage […]Read more ›
For all the advances in artificial lighting and the huge growth of energy-saving bulbs, there is still a lot to be said for allowing as much natural light into your home, and for as much of the day as possible. At this time of year, darkness is reluctant to leave […]Read more ›