What’s the Most Eco-Friendly Way to Barbecue Food?

Ah, the barbecue. The preserve of the meat lover. What is it about grilling meat on an open flame that makes it so delicious? The smell, the juices, the smoky flavour? Okay, now I’m hungry! But as you’ve probably figured out, burning fuel to cook your delicious food and releasing a lot of smoke into […]

How to Grow Herbs and Keep Them Healthy

Rather than the typical British way of seasoning food, namely ketchup, salt and pepper, using herbs can make all the difference to a dish. They can add lots of flavour and nutrients to your cooking, and there’s no need to get them from the supermarket, you can grow your home. Supermarket herbs are okay, but […]

7 Tips for a Perfect Barbecue

Did you enjoy a barbecue over the glorious Easter weekend? The warmer weather might have whetted your appetite for more al fresco dining and get togethers with friends and family, but how do you make your barbecues go with a bang? Spruce up your outside space If your garden is looking a little worse for […]

How You Can Help Protect Forests and Woodland

The trees that surround us every day, in our woodlands and forests are under threat from climate change, land development, pollution, population growth and from tree diseases and pests. If we don’t act to protect them now, it’s bad news for the planet, and for us. The biggest threats to trees Pests and diseases Pests […]

Get your Greenhouse Ready for the Spring

Now is a good time to clean your greenhouse to get rid of any pests and diseases it’s harbouring before spring arrives. This time of year, it’s likely to contain far fewer plants than it does at other times of the year, and there’s not too much to do in the garden either, so you’ll […]