Posts by Mrs Green

How to Attract Beneficial Wildlife to your Garden

wildflower meadow to attract bees

  According to citizen research, Bugs Matter, the abundance of flying insects in the UK has plummeted by nearly 60% over the last 17 years. Insects are responsible for pollinating most of the food we grow on the planet. They also recycle nutrients into the soil by decomposing organic matter and, as every organic gardener…

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Tips To Make Your Business More Eco-Friendly

sorting waste and recycling

  Studies show that over 80% of consumers prefer to buy from brands that actively support and champion environmental initiatives. Going green has incredible benefits for business owners, including enhancing brand image and saving money. If you’re on a mission to modernise your business and make operations more eco-friendly, here are some simple steps to…

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How To Refresh Your Home Interior In 9 Simple Steps

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  Overhauling your home’s interior can be a daunting task, but it doesn’t have to be. By making a few simple changes, you can give your space a fresh new look that will make it feel new again. Here are nine easy ways to refresh your home interior: 1. Start with a fresh coat of…

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Slightly Different Foods for IBS and FODMAP

fodmap and ibs friendly storecupboard foods

  About three decades ago, I gave my diet a radical overhaul. My health depended on it. Out went convenience food, takeaways and afternoon chocolate bars and in came proper home cooked food. This benefited me so much that I went on to train to help others. I now work as a therapist, specialising in…

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Why You’re Anxious & What To Do About It

differentt types of anxiety and treatment

Anxiety is something that affects pretty much everyone at some point in their lives. However, some people suffer debilitating symptoms and for those people, it is a good idea to have some tools in the toolbox for how to deal with it. If you have a lot of anxiety and want get on top of…

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Health and Environmental Benefits of a Water Softener

no need for dishwasher salt

  I don’t know about you, but I’ve been curious about water softeners for a number of years. In the 20+ years we’ve lived here, we’ve replaced half a dozen kettles, four immersion tank heating elements and we’ve got through our fair share of water filters too. Our saucepans and taps have limescale on them…

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How Can a Pharmacist Help You Manage Your Health?

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  When you have a health issue, the first thing that you might do is make an appointment with your doctor. But that’s not always necessary, especially when you’re dealing with a minor medical issue or you just want to get some advice. Did you know that your local pharmacist could help you in these…

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Going Green: Where To Start

greener home

  Sustainability is becoming more and more mainstream. I’m noticing in conversations with my neighbours and even in a checkout queue that more people are doing things to make a difference and live a more green life. With the right approach, it is possible to make changes to how you live and make both your…

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How to Bring more Nature to your Garden – regardless of size!

sustainable house

  When spring arrives, I turn to making improvements in the garden Whether you have a sprawling estate of a small balcony, there is always something you can do for nature. Here are some ideas for you to welcome nature, if you’re improving your home this year: Plant Trees Trees are so amazing for the…

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How To Secure Your Home During A Renovation Project

home security

  A home renovation is a very exciting project to embark on. However, being swept up in all the excitement and tasks, you must exercise caution and ensure your home is protected during the project. Theft cases on construction sites – whether homes or businesses – have grown more common over the past few years.…

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