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If you haven’t got rid of your Christmas tree yet, then don’t worry – there are loads more useful things you can do with it than just taking it to the recycling centre.
In honor of Mental Health Week, we explore the benefits of gardening for mental wellness. Gardening has been shown to reduce stress, anxiety, and depression, while also promoting mindfulness and a sense of connection to nature.
How many trees can you name? Do you recognise a tree variety from its leaves, nuts or seeds? I think we all wish we had better knowledge of our natural surroundings, and this month could give you the chance to get to know your green neighbourhood giants a little better!
‘National Read a Book Day’ falls on September 6th and offers us all the chance to take some time out, curl up and enjoy that book you have always wanted to read. Or possibly one that you have read so many times its spine is bent and the page corners are curled!
Wednesday 3rd August is ‘Playday’, this is celebrated each year across the UK on the first Wednesday in August. This year’s theme is ‘All to play for – building play opportunities for all children’, which hopes to bring all aspects of play to every child, in every community.
Ahhhhh the great British summer barbecue season…don’t you just love it! This foodie tradition has been a bit thin on the ground over the last two years, so we think, why not make a Hoo Haa about it this year surrounded by friends and family. 2022 is the 26th anniversary of National Barbecue Week and to make sure yours goes with a bang (er) check out these hints and tips below!
Kate & Paul @thebungalow_reno are an impressive young couple who are in the process of renovating their second, yes second bungalow! This included tackling the large garden that was in great need of some love and attention. Kate & Paul put Mountfield's Freedom 500 battery-powered range of garden tools through their paces and here are the results!