How to Maintain your Garden with Minimum Effort

How to Maintain your Garden with Minimum Effort

When you are as busy as a bee in your job the last thing you want to do when you get home is to spend hours in the garden doing all those annoying jobs that need to be done. If the sun is shining you want to get the old sun loungers out and lieContinue ReadingContinue Reading

Top Tips for Safe DIY

Top Tips for Safe DIY

Like most people when it comes to DIY you are probably a jack of all trades and master of none. You will have a go at most jobs in the house and try to fix them yourself. Safety is not always your prime concern as you try to get the job done.Continue Reading

Ideas for Adding Colour to your Garden

Ideas for Adding Colour to your Garden

Whenever you visit a stately home or historical garden with a camera or mobile phone in hand ready to take pictures you can guarantee that the flowers you photograph will be the colourful ones. They naturally attract the eye and will create more interest for friends and family when you show off your pastoral pics.Continue Reading

Gardening Tips for June

Gardening Tips for June

The sun should be blazing and as we approach the longest day on the 21st there should be no excuse why you can’t get in your garden and work! There is no reason to wait for the weekend as you can flex your green fingers during the long summer nights this month.Continue Reading

How to Get Rid of Carpet Stains

How to Get Rid of Carpet Stains

It always seems to happen in slow motion doesn’t it? The hand does not quite connect properly with the glass of red wine and you see it tip and start to fall. Despite a desperate clutch to stop it happening, the drink falls and stains the carpet.Continue Reading

Four Ways to Declutter your Home

Four Ways to Declutter your Home

Clutter has an annoying way of building up so that before you know it your home is full of it and your living space is overwhelmed by rubbish. Everyone needs to declutter their home from time to time, so here are some handy hints and tips on how you make your home clutter free.Continue Reading

How to Spruce up a Concrete Yard

How to Spruce up a Concrete Yard

Some people call it a yard and the slightly more pretentious call it a Victorian walled garden. Whatever you call your Coronation Street style concrete space at the back of your urban home you can still make something out of it.Continue Reading

Gardening Jobs for May

Gardening Jobs for May

Summer is nearly here. You may not believe it with the chilly weather we have been having of late, but the sun should be shining soon! Amazingly, three inches of snow fell on high ground in Shropshire and two inches covered parts of Devon just last week.Continue Reading

Quick Tricks to Transform your Home

Quick Tricks to Transform your Home

We all know that magic is not real. The magician stands on stage and he or she performs tricks to amaze and amuse the crowd. Magicians can distort our perceptions by performing visual illusions right before our eyes. With a bit of jiggery-pokery you can transform your home by applying a few tricks of yourContinue ReadingContinue Reading

Bathroom Planning Tips

Bathroom Planning Tips

There is an old adage that goes something like, “Perfect planning prevents pathetic performance.” If you do not make a plan then you run a greater risk of everything going “all Pete Tong” as some people might say (which means “wrong” by the way. Just in case you have not come across the expression).Continue Reading