Homes and Gardens

AS temperatures continue to soar, a dip in the pool has never been more appealing. But one thing sure to ruin those long summer afternoons is a sharp sting from…
ONCE summer is here the effects of the heat on the garden becomes apparent. It is usually too late to save poorly designed gardens without the need to apply a…
WHEN you think of gardening, you probably don’t envisage it as a particularly high-risk pastime, but it’s a lot more strenuous and potentially dangerous than you might imagine. Although stereotypically…
SMALL GARDEN? No problem! Raised beds are one option that could make a huge difference to your garden, adding storage spaces underneath your plant beds whilst your flowers soak up…
THERE’S some fairly toxic stuff in a lot of shop bought cleaning products and if you want to use avoiding them as much as possible around your home here are…
THE summer harvest of garden vegetables is in full swing. If you have a vegetable patch that is being productive, you should be bringing in basket loads of tomatoes, peppers,…
THE sweltering Mediterranean mid summer days are not the time to be out working in the garden. The Spanish did not have the afternoon siesta to be lazy. rather it…
DUE to the present financial climate in Spain, more people can’t afford to buy and are being forced to rent accommodation. However nice the property may be, it never quite…
MOST gardeners and chefs are aware of the importance of herbs for flavouring and spicing up meals to give taste that is exotic and interesting. Herbs also give a bundle…
NOW that the heat and humidity have arrived on the coast, previsions for watering the garden need serious consideration to keep it thriving through the hot summer months. These are…
A HEALTHY, safe and productive garden is the aim of most gardeners. Well prepared soil, potting mixes, manures and compost can make a big difference to how a garden performs.…
WITH the average person spending 92 days (over their lifetime) in the bathroom, it’s a room that gets a lot of use in our homes. It’s also a room that…
IF you love having a garden but have little free time to tend a conventional garden there is a solution. A garden that, if you forget to water at times,…
SUMMER is here early in Spain and with it comes the desire to spend those long evenings out in the garden enjoying the first cool moments of the day. With…
THE wet, wet weather this winter is enough to keep even the most enthusiastic gardener out of the garden. Waterlogged soil is best not walked on if it is for…
Bonsai is an ancient art and craft of creating a landscape in miniature in a shallow pot or container. The tradition of bonsai includes careful placement of stones, mosses, lichens,…
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