Technology Review – April/May 19

Don’t Be An April (or May) Fool

Beware the tech scams trying to trick you

Unlike April Fools’ Day, which ends at noon, online trickery goes on all day every day. Some fraud is easily spotted but others can be really convincing. […]

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Gardening: Plant Hunters Article – April/May 19

Fabulous Phlox by Martin Blow

Border Phlox are old fashioned plants with a bright new future as gardeners switch to perennials with great scent, hardy disposition and minimal care requirements. They can give years and years of service in the herbaceous or mixed border and provide a wonderful, scented summer display. […]

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Interiors Column – April/May 19

Spring Into Pattern by Katherine Sorrell

Sweetly pretty or boldly dramatic, pattern can transform any room.

From simple geometrics to the catwalk-inspired ‘matchy matchy’ look of all-over pattern, eye-catching patterns seem to be everywhere at the moment. […]

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Home Products Column – April/May 19

Concrete by Katherine Sorrell

If you love the tough luxe of the industrial look you’ll be crazy for concrete. Use it everywhere from floors, walls and worktops to tables and light fittings. […]

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Blue Daisy Garden Diary – April/May 19

Fabulous Front Gardens – Why and How (Part 1) by Nicki Jackson

In all of the years we’ve been designing gardens we’re rarely asked to do anything with a front garden. We seem to think long and hard about what we want from our back gardens but rarely approach our front gardens with the same level of gusto – or indeed with any level of gusto to be fair – which is a shame. […]

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Warwickshire Open Gardens – April/May 19

Warwickshire Gardens Open For Charity, 2019 – National Garden Scheme (NGS)

We are delighted to bring you a great selection of gardens again this year!

There are new individual gardens to explore and a new group in Long Itchington Village. In the north of the county, Dunchurch Park Hotel are opening their extensive grounds for the first time and hosting a Bonhams valuation day and Anya Court Care Home near Rugby are opening their garden too. […]

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Interiors Column – February/March 19

Displaying Art in Your Home by Katherine Sorrell

Make the most of your favourite paintings or photographs by integrating them within your decorating scheme. […]

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Home Products Column – February/March 19

Modern Velvet by Katherine Sorrell

A huge trend in both fashion and interiors, velvet is a gorgeous fabric to use around the home, whether snuggling up in a softly upholstered sofa or adding a touch of luxury in the form of a few boldly coloured cushions. […]

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Technology Review – February/March 19

Does Cupid Love Tech? 

Techy gifts your significant other will love.

It’s that time of year again, the restaurants are packed, florists are working around the clock and garages are eagerly anticipating the last-minute purchasing of flowers by people who forgot Valentine’s Day. But if you don’t want to say it with flowers or chocolate, can you say it with tech instead? […]

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Gardening: Plant Hunters Article – February/March 19

Sow Unusual by Martin Blow

It’s such fun to have something exotic in your garden to draw envious looks from your gardening friends. It’s even better when the plants are hardy perennials grown from seed at a fraction of the cost of full grown plants. […]

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