Horticulture can improve our physical and mental health, and many that suffer from anxiety or depression have found gardening and caring for plants to be incredibly beneficial. Research from the Royal Horticultural Society has found people who garden daily have wellbeing scores 6.6% higher and stress levels 4.2% lower than those who…

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In the picturesque English countryside, it’s easy to forget the UK is home to some highly toxic plants. However, the RHS estimates there are more than 130 poisonous plant varieties growing in UK gardens. Even experienced gardeners can mistakenly brush against something they shouldn’t with fatal consequences, so it’s important to identify hazardous flowers…

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More councils are transforming roadside verges with wildflowers in an effort to reverse declines in wildlife after it was revealed the UK has over lost 97 percent of its wildflower meadows since the 1930s. But wildflowers aren’t just reserved for public spaces – you can easily create a wildflower haven in your own…

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In response to the latest news of an outdoor furniture shortage in the UK, online marketplace OnBuy.com provides a guide to in stock essentials to enjoy in your garden this summer Recent news has suggested that due to a double whammy of Covid-related travel restrictions and supply chain backlog, consumers will find the most…

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Window shutters are an attractive addition to any home. High-quality, made to measure shutters can add a sense of elegance and luxury to modern as well as traditional properties. But if you are new to the world of window shutters, it can be impossible to know where to begin. Read on…

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With sizzling hot summer days already upon us and pandemic restrictions on travel abroad still a concern, most of us will be planning to spend a lot more time in our gardens over the coming weeks.  With this in mind, Rob Smith – allotment gardener and regular on Channel 4’s…

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