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Guide to safer gardening

Gardening can be a pleasure for 365 days of the year. Whatever the weather outdoors, a greenhouse is a year-round refuge where there’s always some activity to enjoy, whatever the season. But it’s not just the weather which can spoil our gardening activities. Growing plants involves not just our creative talents but also skill and […]

Outdoor Pools in the UK- Fancy or Folly? by Thomas Jones

  The British people are very sensitive to the idea of luxury and relaxation, something we experience little of in our domestic lives.  Whilst we’re certainly an outdoors people, swimming pools aren’t common on the estates of London and Birmingham; despite every outdoor pool from Spain to Sardinia being overtaken by Brits in their socks […]