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Nine Ways To Protect The Bees
Wednesday, 21 May, 2014 – 7:09 | Comments Off
Nine Ways To Protect The Bees

A month or so ago, Small Footprints encouraged us to protect the bees for our Change The World Wednesday Challenge.
As you’ll be aware, we love taking care of our buzzy bees here at Chez Green. …

Save the dragonflies!
Friday, 30 Aug, 2013 – 9:26 | One Comment
Save the dragonflies!

I discovered this week about the amazing dragonfly, what they do for us and why we should protect them…

Get Rid of Patio Weeds Using Natural Rock Salt
Monday, 3 Jun, 2013 – 10:16 | Comments Off
Get Rid of Patio Weeds Using Natural Rock Salt

Did you know you could use rock salt to get rid of weeds? our guest writer tells us more!

5 ways to use compost
Tuesday, 7 May, 2013 – 10:57 | Comments Off
5 ways to use compost

From houseplants to your lawn and even trees and shrubs there is more to compost than just digging it into the vegetable beds!

How to attract wildlife into your garden
Tuesday, 23 Apr, 2013 – 9:33 | 2 Comments
How to attract wildlife into your garden

Attracting wildlife to your garden helps keep the biodiversity rich and abundant. Here are some simple tips you can try at home.

Four ways to make your garden more eco friendly
Tuesday, 12 Feb, 2013 – 8:26 | 5 Comments
Four ways to make your garden more eco friendly

Mrs Green shares her sustainable gardening goals for 2013

What are you growing this year?
Wednesday, 25 Apr, 2012 – 6:45 | 7 Comments
What are you growing this year?

This week we’re revealing all – here are my top four tips for a successful garden that provides you with beautiful food to eat…

Getting your garden ready for spring
Thursday, 5 Apr, 2012 – 4:19 | 4 Comments
Getting your garden ready for spring

Spring is here! What have you been doing in the garden so far this year? I’d love to hear.

Growing herbs indoors
Monday, 21 Nov, 2011 – 4:36 | 3 Comments
Growing herbs indoors

Growing your own food is a great way to dip a toe into self sufficiency.
Even if you don’t have a garden, you can still experience growing a small amount of fresh food, and herbs is …

Happiness month day 16 – Repotting aloe vera babies
Tuesday, 16 Aug, 2011 – 16:27 | 2 Comments
Happiness month day 16 – Repotting aloe vera babies

This week a friend gave me 8 aloe Vera babies to repot. I’d love your advice on how to keep them alive as I’ve never had much success before…