Category Archives: Environment

How to Make Your Garden a Safe Haven for Hedgehogs This Autumn

Autumn is approaching and before long, the nights will be getting darker and we’ll be getting ready to light the bonfire. But spare a thought for the wildlife that seek a safe haven in your garden, especially hedgehogs. Hedgehogs are busy preparing to hibernate at this time of year, so it helps if you can […]

The UK’s Top Eco-Friendly Destinations

When you’re jetting off abroad, it can be easy to forget about your carbon footprint as your thoughts turn to warm evenings and a cocktail or two. But if you’re not jetting off to sunnier climes, don’t worry because there are plenty of eco-friendly places you can visit here in the UK. Here’s our guide […]

Deadly Shrubs You Do Not Want in Your Garden

If you’re a keen gardener, you want the best looking, most vibrant and fragrant plants in your garden, not something poisonous, smelly, or just downright scary. Here’s our guide to some of the most dangerous plants on earth that you definitely don’t want in your flower bed! Skunk Cabbage As you might guess by the […]

How Gardening Helps the Environment

If you love gardening, you’ll be pleased to know that it’s not only great for your physical and mental health, it’s pretty good for the environment too. This is because plants help purify the air, and so the trees, shrubs, vegetable crops, flowers, and herbs in your garden actually help reduce pollution. Plants release oxygen […]

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 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 […]

How to Help Birds Survive in the Winter

Just when we thought spring was on its way, winter has reared its ugly head again. As the UK braces itself against snow and ice, spare a thought for the wildlife, especially birds, that have to survive in severe weather conditions. In the winter, it’s a lot harder for them to find food for energy and […]