Green home

How to Clean your Home the Eco Friendly Way – and Why you Should!

eco friendly cleaning

  Take a look at your household cleaning products – how many have you got? If you’re anything like the average household, you’ll have products to clean the floor, one to clean the bathtub, another for the kitchen sink, specialized ones for countertops, formulas for glass, different ones for polishing wooden furniture, and yet more…

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10 Upcycling Ideas to Transform Your Garden

upcycling in the garden

  If you really want to add a unique flair to your garden, try decorating it yourself with repurposed household items. You can also find many practical uses for recycled material such as old piping and wood pallets. If you want to freshen up your patio. You could also try refurbishing old furniture. Upcycling is…

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Encouraging Yourself To Spend More Time In The Garden

spending time outdoors in the garden

  I don’t know about you, but during lockdown, I’ve definitely spent more time in the garden. It’s something I’ve been meaning to do for years, but somehow work gets in the way. I usually feel a bit bad about this. All the ‘shoulds’, ‘oughts’ and ‘musts’ pile up – I should be growing more…

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Making the Most of A Large Outdoor Space

how to make the most of a large piece of land

  A home with a lot of outdoor space is a wonderful thing. And I’ve been increasingly grateful for our ‘war garden’, here at home. Our house was built in 1936 and it was the done thing back then to have a long garden to grow food. By having a large space, yes, it’s more…

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How to Be More Sustainable Through Our Flooring Choices

4 types of sustainable flooring

With many of us now being more and more aware of our carbon footprint, we look for any way that we can to become more environmentally friendly in our lives. This includes our purchases and flooring is no exception. With many factors to consider when choosing a new floor, you might think that you don’t…

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Gardening Shortcuts That Take The Pressure Off

potting soil and trowel with straw hat and gloves in background

  Throughout the lockdown, gardens have never looked so good! Unless you’re a full time carer, homeschooling or a key worker then there has been plenty of time to get our gardens looking good. But with schools re-opening and parents going back to work, it’s time to figure out how to continue keeping a decent…

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Can You Create A Green Business By Being Entirely Online?

working from home

  I’ve been fortunate enough to work for myself, from home, for the past decade. It’s a great way to reduce my carbon footprint as I don’t have a commute, hire and run a separate office (we use a room in the house) and I don’t hire staff that come to the office every day.…

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5 Ways to Make Printing at Home as Eco Friendly as Possible

how to print more eco friendly

  How’s your lockdown going? One of the things that’s been highlighted for me is the importance of all the resources I have. As I’ve been ‘into an eco friendly lifestyle’ for many years, that shouldn’t come as much of a surprise, but even I am seeing the value in so many more things. Take…

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5 Sustainable Gift Ideas

sustainable gift ideas

We all have a friend or family member who can’t bear to be inside and at every opportunity is itching to get outdoors! I find these people really fun to buy for when it’s their Birthday because most of the nature lovers I know, automatically appreciate a more sustainable gift that doesn’t use unnecessary or…

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