Home & Garden

17 July 2018

Expert advice on tending to your garden during a heatwave

Written by Louise Golden, Dobbies resident gardener and Senior Plant Buyer  To find your local Dobbies, browse the online range and for plenty more advice and inspiration visit, www.dobbies.com.  ...
10 May 2018

How Many Of These Out Of Date Items Do You Have In Your Home?

When it comes to storing items in our homes, many of us have no idea what we’re doing and,  as for things with use by dates, we’re even more clueless! ...
16 November 2017

How To Create More Space Around The Home This Christmas

Christmas is a busy time of year in the home and when rooms are full of Christmas presents and extra guests, space can quickly become limited. Make space before the ...
1 September 2017

Quick & Easy Bathroom Upgrades & Updates, By The Shower Doctor

The bathroom is one of the most important rooms in the home, not only can it add significant value to your home – it’s a room designed for unwinding and ...

4 August 2017

10 Reasons To Adopt A Minimalist Lifestyle

While it may have been engrained into you via Pinterest that minimalism equals white walls, soft woods and only ten things in your wardrobe, minimalism is a deep-rooted lifestyle that ...

10 July 2017

5 Reasons To Go Cruelty Free With Your Cleaning Products

We all know what it is like when you have a millions things to do and are running around attempting to get through your never ending list. The last thing ...

14 June 2017

How To Stay Organized After Decluttering

Every year thoughts turn to how we can reinvigorate our homes. For many, decluttering is a great way to usher in the new season, but it also has major psychological ...
12 June 2017

10 Tips On Decluttering Your Life By Jasmine Birtles

Jasmine Birtles, founder of www.MoneyMagpie.com is encouraging people all over the UK to de-clutter their homes and lives and gain freedom, peace and a useful pile of cash in the ...

19 May 2017

Jessica Knappett Reveals Her Funny Flatmate Fails

Rocketing costs of renting means millions of Brits have to put up with difficult housemates – new research by Smart Energy GB reveals the nation’s top energy flatmate fails  · ...

17 May 2017

13 Things You’ll Only Recognise If You Work From Home

Working from home comes with a whole host of dirty little secrets that only members of this exclusive club will relate to- but at least you’re not alone. And for ...
11 May 2017

Kitchen Cleanliness: Myths And Facts Debunked

Global homeware brand, reveals what lurks beneath, and what can be done to make sure your kitchen is spick and span! It can be hard to keep on top ...
10 May 2017

Wet room make-over

Are you planning a wet room - do you have one already that looks bland, uninspiring or just not what you wanted. For something competely different and even inspiring take ...
10 May 2017

The 10 Benefits Of Cleaning Up Your Space

If you’re still living with your parents or have a room in a house share- you have a very specific space that’s yours. Even if you live with a partner ...

7 May 2017

5 Ways To Make Your Pooch's Birthday Party Perfect

We are a nation obsessed with our pet pooches. From signing their names in birthday cards, to personalising their belongings and even giving them their own social media profiles, it’s ...
5 May 2017

Gardening As A Couple – The Dos And Don’ts

Gardening as a couple isn’t always a bed of roses. But ahead of the summer season, it’s important to make sure your garden is in tip-top condition for outdoor parties, ...
11 April 2017

Top Tips For The Lazy Gardener By Ann-Marie Powell

Getting the garden ready for summer can be a daunting task after a long winter and it can be hard to find the time or motivation to get out there ...
2 March 2017

5 Ways To Make Your Home Instantly Tidier

Interiors expert Katie Glenn gives you her top tips for keeping your home in order. This might seem obvious but it’s amazing how much giving cushions a quick plump can ...
24 February 2017

What Does Your Bedroom Say About You?

How you arrange, furnish and decorate your bedroom is of course a matter of personal choice. You might not consider these choices as having any real significance other than with ...
21 February 2017

20 Essentials For Women Setting Up Their Home Office

Good broadband is the business equivalent of central heating. You only realise when you need it when it stops working and lets you down. No-one wants to be the frazzled ...
21 February 2017

Potential Affairs, Bonfires And Sharing Wi-Fi- What Neighbours Talk About On WhatsApp-

We’re officially keeping up with the Jones’s on WhatsApp, as new research has revealed neighbourhood watch groups, a British Institution since 1982, are increasingly taking place online over messaging services ...
16 February 2017

Colouring In At The Dinner Table By Michael Kelly

More than ever there is a need to move children away from ‘beige’ food towards brighter, healthier foods. Recent research found that 84% of parents believe children would be more ...
8 February 2017

7 Things In Your Home You Should Clean Every Day

Rune Sovndahl, Founder of leading on demand domestic services provider Fantastic Services As much as we all enjoy a clean and tidy home, it’s no secret that there are countless ...
7 February 2017

How To Spring Clean Your Bedroom

It’s that time of year when we give our homes an overhaul. A fresh look and a good clean for the New Year. But just how clean will your bedroom ...
2 February 2017

5 Ways To Make The Most Of A Small Space

Katie Glenn, Interiors expert from Julian Charles reveals her top 5 ways to make the most of a small space   For more style and trend inspiration visit www.juliancharles.co.uk ...