Technology Review – October/November 19

Things That Go Bump In The Night

How to protect your tech from disaster

Ghosts aren’t the only thing we need to worry about over Halloween: there’s also the ever-present risk of dropping or damaging your device. Whether it’s lumps, bumps or ending up underwater, all kinds of horrors can affect our phones, tablets and laptops. […]

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Gardening: Plant Hunters Article – October/November 19

The Late Show by Martin Blow

Autumn in the perennial garden is a time when colour slowly ebbs away into browns and russets of fading leaves. But there are still some easy to grow perennials that are continuing to flower and are ideal for injecting some zing into October, November and possibly beyond. […]

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Interiors Column – October/November 19

Fab Floors by Katherine Sorrell

From traditional wooden boards to soft carpet, funky rubber to classic stone, flooring is fundamental to a room’s look and feel. […]

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Home Products Column – October/November 19

Add Colour And Interest With A Rug by Katherine Sorrell

A great starting point for a decorative scheme, rugs come in an infinite variety of shapes and sizes, textures and colours, patterns and prices. […]

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Blue Daisy Garden Diary – October/November 19

Digging The Dirt by Nicki Jackson

Within our lifetime there is a very real possibility that in parts of the UK the backbone of our green and pleasant land – the soil itself – will have had its fertility eradicated. The UK is not alone, it’s a worldwide problem, and it’s a human caused one. The UN’s Food and Agriculture Organisation predicts that if we continue to degrade the planet’s soil at the rate we are now the world may well run out of topsoil in around 60 years. […]

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Gardening: Plant Hunters Article – August/September 19

Some Like It Hot by Martin Blow

We all remember the old fashioned Red Hot Poker plants with their tall, impressive heads of flower, red at the top and yellow at the bottom and great mounds of leaves, flowering away in a neglected spot in the garden. They are certainly eye-catching and they have come a long way from these gaudy giants with lots of colours and sizes now available for every type of garden. […]

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Interiors Column – August/September 19

Make Your Home Office Work Harder For You by Katherine Sorrell

Make working from home less of a chore by designing a room that’s functional and attractive. […]

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Home Products Column – August/September 19

Botanical Beauty by Katherine Sorrell

Whether you prefer small succulents or a giant monstera, use plants and foliage to add a natural touch to your home. […]

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Blue Daisy Garden Diary – August/September 19

To Work With A Garden Designer Or Not – 5W’s To Help You Decide by Nicki Jackson

You’ve decided to do a garden project, so what’s next? Call a garden designer? A landscaper? A gardener? Before you decide we thought it might be useful to do a little bit of generic information gathering about garden designers in terms of the tried and tested 5W’s. Hopefully along the way we’ll be able to offer some clarity on what a garden designer could bring to your garden project. […]

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Technology Review – June/July 19

Great Outdoors

Technology for long summer nights

The combination of long nights and nice weather means it’s time to head outdoors – and technology can help make the outdoors even greater and the light nights even brighter. […]

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