Green home

Three Easy Ways To Live A Greener Life

reduce reuse recycle

  Autumn is often a time to take stock of your life. If you’re a parent, the children might be back at school, giving you time to reflect on your goals and values. At this time of year I often get emails from people who want to know how to live more sustainably. They might…

Read More

8 Simple Ways to Make your Computer Use More Sustainable

working from home

  The average person is set to spend over 22 years of their lives online. Shocking isn’t it? Children are spending up to 10 hours each day and it’s affecting their physical and mental health. But there’s another concern too… The environment. Even though sending an email rather than posting a letter uses less paper…

Read More

4 Ways To Create a Greener Business

how to run a greener business

  Small business is big business and a green business is a golden business. Yes, the way that we do business is changing. From now on, eco-friendly business is the way forward, especially after a recent survey showed that consumers are willing to pay more for sustainable packaging. With this in mind, here are some…

Read More

How to Turn an Outdoor Abomination Into a Beautiful Garden

  When I moved out of my last home, the garden resembled more of  a forest and the weeds were taller than me! I liked to think I was doing my bit for nature by leaving lots of natural habitat for beneficial insects. But when my daughter came along, I suddenly realised we needed a…

Read More

Here’s What Not To Do When Starting Your Garden

simple gardening tips

  Gardening can be a wonderfully rewarding past time. You can create your own little piece of paradise to relax in and if you’re growing food, you will also have the opportunity to be a little bit self-sufficient too. However, there are some mistakes you’ll want to avoid, to give yourself the best results: #1:…

Read More

An easy way to declutter without contributing to landfill

lovejunk decluttering

  This week I came across a system I’d never come across before, that makes it super easy to get rid of unwanted items from your home; WITHOUT contributing to the guilt of putting things in landfill. Decluttering is relatively ok for me, as we live in a rural area with space to store stuff.…

Read More

Six Edible Plants Every Kitchen Garden Needs

six edibles to grow in pots and containers

  Regular readers of this blog will know I love to be surrounded by nature and ‘green things’ – the clue is in the name of the site, right?! But there’s more to it than just enjoying gazing out onto grass and trees. While we all know getting into nature is good for our health,…

Read More

5 simple things to grow and eat

Gardening is a great self sufficient activity. Unfortunately many people are put off through either lack of space, time or information. Nothing beats eating home grown produce – it tastes like nothing you can ever buy, it’s packed full of nutrition when eaten fresh, it’s cheap and you can grow organically, so you know exactly…

Read More