You can easily increase how attractive your garden is to wildlife. And by increasing the biodiversity of your garden, you’ll be helping support your local wildlife’s ecosystem. It’s a virtuous circle – once you start attracting wildlife, more and more will arrive. Here are some simple things you can
It’s summertime and, weather permitting, it’s time to start enjoying your garden more. To enjoy yourself this summer, make sure you start right – clear the clutter and rediscover how beautiful your garden can be. Here we look at smart storage solutions for your outdoor areas. And remember, for
We love sport as much as the next person. What we don’t love is the fact we’ve got to store equipment all over the house. It’s always where we don’t want it to be. And stumbling into it in the dark during the night can lead to a lot of language that’s not safe for kids. So what to do with your kit
Downsizing is becoming more common these days. Houses are getting smaller and people just can’t afford to buy larger properties just so they can store things they don’t use terribly often. Others just want to downsize their lives and get rid of some of the less-often used things in their
When it’s time to move home you’ve got enough to worry about without having to find a home for, well, everything in your old home. So keep what you absolutely can’t live without and put the rest into storage. You can then settle in and work out a) what you need to bring to your new house and b) what
As a student, you’ve made as great decision right at the start of your course – choosing Glasgow. Here’s the ultimate student guide to getting more out of Glasgow. Have fun. (Maybe study a bit too.) Lots of pubs (hooray) No student guide would be worth its salt unless it mentioned pubs! Glasgow’s
Admittedly, spring has been a little late in coming this year. However, now the good weather has finally arrived, it’s time to don the marigolds, arm yourself with screwdrivers, hammers and paintbrushes – and start sprucing up the home. Fancy a new look for the lounge or a kitchen transformation?
If you’re planning to move house in the near future, you’re probably experiencing a whirlwind of emotions – trepidation, excitement and mild panic about how you’ll manage to get everything done in time! Here’s a handy guide, detailing all the key things you’ll need to consider in the lead-up to
Do you ever find yourself watching home design programmes and swooning over those calm, inviting gardens? Except inevitably, these lucky people have acres of grounds, and you’re blessed with something that has roughly the same floor-space as a picnic blanket. However, if your small garden looks
If you’re a male of a certain age, you probably have your own special drawer in the house. It’s the one that contains that valuable little set of screwdrivers that you got in a Christmas cracker, several batteries, elastic bands, superglue and other DIY-based goodies. The comedian Michael McIntyre
For most people, recycling simply involves gathering all the old wine bottles and cardboard boxes, then taking them to the local recycling tip. However, if you’re feeling creative, recycling can be a lot more fun than that! Here’s some of our favourite recycling / re-using ideas to inspire
Christmas is over. You’ve unwrapped the presents, tucked into the turkey, welcomed in the New Year… now what? If you’re like most people, your house might resemble a cross between a jumble sale and a landfill site – a vast sea of clutter, rubbish and leftover food! However, don’t be dismayed.