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5 Late Summer Crops to Boost Your Veg Plot

We’re halfway through August and the berries are bursting with juice, the beans are abundant and you could be forgiven for thinking that the focus is now on harvesting rather than planting. But you’d be wrong. There are still plenty of opportunities to refill the veg beds and get more seedlings growing in succession.

KIN 2015 conference

KIN 2015: Food for Thought, Quite Literally

Yesterday I attended The Vegetarian Society’s TED talks-style KIN 2015 conference in Manchester, along with colleagues from Compassion in World Farming’s Cheshire supporters’ group.

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How to Make Your Summer Holiday Greener

After a cold, dull winter, most people look forward to a family holiday where the sun is reliable and the temperature's just right for lounging on the beach and relaxing.

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Ideas for a Green Bank Holiday

Bank holidays are that time of year when you get an extra day off giving you time to catch up on jobs you've been putting off and enjoy some leisure time with the family.

lisa-johnson of LJ's Natural Solutions

Lisa’s Beauty Products are the Natural Solution

We believe strongly in beauty and skin care products made with natural ingredients.

Liz Earle Cleanse and Polish Hot Cloth Cleanser

Liz Earle Hot Cloth Cleanser Review

Liz Earle, advocates for naturally active skincare, have developed this 2-step facial cleanser to promote cleaner skin.

Earth Hour 2014 Superhero Ambassador Spider-Man

Join In With WWF’s Earth Hour

Every year, WWF organises Earth Hour.

Daffodils around tree trunks

Spring has Sprung!

Yesterday was the first official day of spring, so what better excuse to get out exploring the great outdoors this weekend?

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Shop Smart, Shop Local – The Cheshire Ladders Mantra

Shopping locally is a great way to keep variety on the high street and support independent businesses trying to make a living.

Garden pond

Maintaining a Wildlife Pond

If you love attracting wildlife to your garden, a pond is an addition you should definitely consider.

Chocolatier Suzanne and son Euan from Rainbow Organic Chocolates

Find Suzanne’s Organic Chocolates at the End of the Rainbow

We love chocolate (who doesn't?

Anna and Em with SEEDBALL tins

SEEDBALL – Transforming Urban Spaces With Wildflowers

Encouraging wildlife into gardens and the wider environment is something close to our hearts.

James Campbell - Chief Executive of Garden Organic

Ryton Gardens – A Place to ‘Garden Organic’

Ryton Gardens near Coventry is not only an inspiring place to visit with the family; it is also home to Garden Organic, a charity at the forefront of organic growing in the UK.

Origins Drink Up Intensive Overnight Face Mask

‘Drink Up Intensive’ Face Mask by Origins

This American skincare brand are dedicated to developing ground-breaking new products from pure, natural ingredients.

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Valentine’s Day the Eco Way

Valentine's Day regularly gets criticism for being commercialised, but there are a number of steps you can take to enjoy the 14th February without having a negative effect on your carbon footprint.