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How to attract wildlife to your garden – Infographic

A recent health check on Britain’s wildlife has revealed that more than 60% of British species have declined in the last 50 years and 10% of British wildlife is at risk of extinction. Hedgehogs, turtle doves and red squirrels are among the species seeing the biggest decline. Sir David Attenborough called the findings “a stark [...]

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Rowlinson Security Wooden Garden Shed

Wooden Garden Sheds – Reviewed

Let’s face it, life comes with clutter; read our reviews of the best wooden garden sheds that not only provide valuable extra storage space, their traditional style means they look great in the garden too. Wooden sheds are available in sizes ranging from 3ft x 6ft to a huge 20ft x 10ft. Prices start at [...]

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Plastic Garden Sheds – Reviewed

Plastic garden shed reviews from the best manufacturers including Keter, Rowlinson, Duramax and BillyOh. Plastic garden sheds are becoming very popular due to their durability, ease of assembly, and weather-proof construction. Plastic sheds are a cost effective solution to garden storage with the huge advantage that they require virtually no maintenance. Plastic sheds are sturdy, [...]

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Solar Water Heating

Solar water heaters harness the heat from the sun and are efficient enough to provide all of your summer hot water and at least a third of your hot water over the whole year. You will need between 3m2 and 5m of solar panels, depending on the type that you choose and a southerly facing [...]

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Bokashi Composting Explained

With bokashi you can turn your food scraps, including meat, fish and dairy, into rich compost. Add your kitchen waste and a handful of bokashi bran to the airtight container and allow the micro-organisms to work their magic. After two weeks the contents can be safely transferred to your compost bin or dug into the [...]

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Wormery Composting

A wormery is great for speedily converting your kitchen waste into super-rich organic compost and liquid plant feed. With a multi-tray wormery you can quickly and easily recycle your kitchen scraps without even getting your hands dirty. Putting kitchen waste in a wormery saves on transport costs and stops methane being produced by the food [...]

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Compost Checklist

Compost is easy to make, it’s free, and it’s a great way to recycle organic household and garden waste. Use this comprehensive list of materials you can and can’t compost to make sure you get the best results from your heap. You can compost You shouldn’t compost You can safely compost cooked food, meat, fish [...]

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Making Compost

Part of every healthy garden is well-conditioned soil and the best way to get your soil in good shape is to add home compost. Composting is an essential part of organic gardening, so we have put together some tips for making compost and a list of what you can and can’t add to the heap. [...]

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Wall-Mounted Washing Lines – Reviewed

New, innovative wall-mounted washing line designs mean that you get maximum drying space with minimum fuss. For space-saving convenience it’s hard to beat a wall-mounted washing line, plus if you dry your clothes outside, they’ll smell fresher and you’ll save energy and money compared with tumble drying. Wall-mounted washing lines can be mounted inside or [...]

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Rotary Washing Lines – Reviewed

Rotary washing lines provide the drying space and convenience to get your family’s washing dry quickly and with minimum fuss. Rotating in the wind to ensure even drying, our favourite rotary lines are feature rich and make a compelling choice for anyone wanting to dry their clothes naturally. Rotary washing lines needn’t be a permanent [...]

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