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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,…

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7 Ways to Grow Food Without a Garden

7 ways to grow food without a garden

  As you know, I love a bit of ‘Grow your own’. It’s a fantastic way to save money, reduce air miles on the foods you eat and eat more healthily. But I have a confession… I’m not a natural gardener! And I admit to feeling a bit guilty, as I have a large garden.…

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Is Indecision Costing Your Eco Focus?

how to choose eco products

  We’re blessed to live in an age where, for many, eco focuses are a pressing priority. Millennials, especially are waving the flag for our planet, with many changing their habits and, more specifically, their shopping habits, with sustainability in mind. In fact, many millennials report that they’d be willing to pay more for products…

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The Green Guide To Decluttering

decluttering in a sustainable way

  Many of us are guilty of buying too much and collecting stuff we rarely use. If you’re planning to get rid of clutter, or it has been years since you last had a clear-out, here’s your green guide to decluttering. Deciding what you want to keep and embracing upcycling The first step of decluttering…

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How To Get Started With Upcycling

upcycled chairs

  Upcycling is the process of taking old items such as furniture and sprucing it up to make it look new again. There are many benefits to doing this, including the fact that it’s fun, allows you to create unique items, and it’s good for the environment – with more items being upcycled that means…

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Top 4 Simple Ways To Create A Greener Home

how to have a sustainable home

  An eco-friendly home does not only contribute to the health of the planet; it can also save you a lot of money in the long run. Here are the top four simple ways to create a greener home. Use water judiciously A complete eco-friendly culture involves taking a holistic approach, including being serious about…

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The Green’s New Year’s Eco Resolutions

eco resolutions

  Around this time each year, I start thinking about my new year’s resolutions. Unlike most people, they tend not to focus around going to the gym, giving up vices or changing my eating habits. I like to think about all the things I can do to make life more sustainable. I’ve been doing this…

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How To Be More Eco-Conscious In Your Home

eco friendly swaps to be more sustainable

  The recent pandemic has bought home to us how we are all connected with nature. During the first lockdown, we read stories of pollution reducing, air clearing and of the environment looking better. It inspired many people to want to make positive changes. Here are some tips on how you can be more eco-conscious…

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