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How To Store Plants In The Winter

How To Store Plants In The Winter

The cold winter months can wreak havoc for our gardens. Although the likes of trees and shrubs are hardy enough to survive throughout winter, plants such as annuals and some perennials may need extra care to survive. There are a number of ways to store and protect your plants during winter. The ideal storage method…

Using a Wormery to Compost Kitchen Waste

Using a Wormery to Compost Kitchen Waste

What is a Wormery? A wormery is a container  in which worms are housed in order to break down organic material such as food waste into high quality compost. Wormeries or “worm bins” are an excellent alternative to traditional composting as they are much more efficient, according to Lean Green Home, a wormery can produce…

5 Tips for Minimal Waste Grocery Shopping

5 Tips for Minimal Waste Grocery Shopping

When it comes to grocery shopping, there is a plethora of waste involved in every trip we take to the store. In 2018 The Guardian revealed that big UK supermarkets generate more than 800,000 tons of plastic packaging waste every year. This is a rather unsettling statistic, but the good news is that much of…

5 Tips for Reducing Food Waste at Home

5 Tips for Reducing Food Waste at Home

Thursday the 29th of September 2020 marked the first ever International Day of Awareness of Food Loss and Waste. The goal of the day was to raise global awareness about the issue in the hopes that both public and private sectors will bolster their efforts to reduce food loss and waste. According to the UN Food…

How do Cleaning Products Damage the Environment?

How do Cleaning Products Damage the Environment?

Who doesn’t love a sparkly clean home? Cleaning and hygiene in general have taken centre stage in almost every household as we grapple with the global pandemic that is COVID-19. But as we do our weekly shop and stock up on essential cleaning products, it is important to consider the environmental impact of some of…

Awaken Your Senses with these Hand Poured Irish Candles

Awaken Your Senses with these Hand Poured Irish Candles

As we all know, we are living in tumultuous economic times as a result of this pandemic and that is why it is so important that we support Irish businesses where possible. Soilse is a wonderful Irish candle company that produces 100% soy wax candles in minimal waste packaging. We all need to escape from…

Find out what Bamboo can do for you!

Find out what Bamboo can do for you!

by Matthew Mcgrath Bamboo is the fastest growing plant on the planet. It can grow 3 feet in height in 24 hours under appropriate climate conditions. Unlike other woody plants, bamboo reaches maturity after only 3 to 5 years. Bamboo releases 30% more oxygen into the atmosphere and absorbs more carbon dioxide compared to other…

Detox Your Home with Lilly’s Eco Clean

Detox Your Home with Lilly’s Eco Clean

Cleaning has always been an integral part of society, but since the onset of Covid-19 its importance has grown immensely. Households across the globe are stocking up on all kinds of hygiene products to ensure that their homes are sufficiently sanitized at all times. All of the harsh chemicals found in cleaning products may be…

5 Benefits of Shampoo Bars

5 Benefits of Shampoo Bars

Commercial liquid shampoos have been star of the haircare industry for decades, but with an increase in climate conscious consumer behaviour, that’s all about to change. Shampoo bars are stepping out of the shadows and making a massive comeback. Since Lush Cosmetics released their extensive range of luxurious shampoo bars, there has been an influx…

Herb Therapy: 5 Amazing Herb Health Remedies!

Herb Therapy: 5 Amazing Herb Health Remedies!

Herbs are not just for cooking, some of them can also be used as unusual home remedies. Have a read of these 5 uncommon uses for garden herbs – they may even save you a ton of money in the pharmacy.  Rosemary for Greasy Hair Rosemary tea is a fantastic home remedy for greasy hair….

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