Give your garden a makeover

Article by Pattie Barron Summer’s first flush may be over, but with a little stage management, you can bring a second summer into your outside space, then kick back and […]

A tub of romance for your balcony

This is the perfect time of year to buy your long-flowering, fragrant roses. A mass of blossom in soft apricot, pastel pink or blousy scarlet surrounded by lavender and salvias will bring you bees and butterflies and come out again next year.

The balcony fruit and veg fest

Planting long lasting shrubs in tubs for balconies and in gardens is an enjoyable way we can contribute to a cleaner, greener planet and keep the air around us healthy.

Shrubs in tubs: Look good all year round

Planting long lasting shrubs in tubs for balconies and in gardens is an enjoyable way we can contribute to a cleaner, greener planet and keep the air around us healthy.

Choose the plants that give you healthy air

Article by Pattie Baron The great news about houseplants – aside from their ability to make an interior come alive – is that they improve the very air you breathe […]

Bargain shop your Christmas decorations

Article by Barbara Chandler The decs are up in the towns and villages, there’s a festive pile-up of overscaled street lights and huge trees in foyers and courtyards, but back home […]