No dig organic gardening

Forget everything you've ever been told about digging. Throw away your spade. Spread a thick layer of compost or old manure on the garden...

Jute leaf sacks for autumn leaves

Recycling fallen autumn leaves is one of the easiest ways to produce lots of free garden compost.  Leaf mould is an excellent natural...

Lemon aid

Commercial cleaning products often have a lemon fragrance because this is associated with freshness and cleanliness. But many people...

Designed for the dump

Electronic waste - planned obsolescence We all need to be thinking about what electronic products we buy and how we dispose of them. We...

Freegle

Why not join your local Freegle (Free Giving Locally Easily) group? It's an entirely non-profit making network of local groups who give...

Freerice

Are you a freecell or solitaire addict?  Or do you spend ages every day playing sudoku or doing crosswords? Freerice is a totally...

Hyper-miling

What is hypermiling? 'Hypermiling' means using energy efficient driving techniques to get the maximum miles per gallon out of a tank of...