Accessories

Recycled plastic rug from nanimarquina

Outdoor rugs made from recycled polyester or plastic are great for impromptu picnics or sprucing up your deck or terrace for those Indian summer gatherings. And even a deluge of rain won't hurt them...

Garden Trading

Putting up decorations is one of the joys of Christmas. But given that tinsel is made from PVC and so doesn't score highly on the eco points chart, how should we deck the halls? Kay Hill has some sustainable suggestions

Skar candles are made from organic beeswax

 Skär Organics offers the first certified organic, UK-made candles, unfragranced and scented

Danish eco start-up Sprout has taken window sill food cultivation up a notch with their plant a pencil and watch it grow...basil, tomatoes, parsley, micro greens, whatever takes your fancy

Flower arranging doesn't have to involve armfuls of riotous blooms and ornate ceramic vases, no, the Japanese way is far more minimalist

Chalk Pink Linen tablecloth

Looks like covid means it'll be a staycation this summer  - in which case why not do some work on your homestead and help those retailers struggling to stay in business?

Lindy Barletta small bowls £25

UK ceramicist Lindy Barletta has launched her first online shop so you discerning folks can top up your collections from the comfort of your home

Newgate clock

Frustrated that you can't keep track of time? the answer is to get a clock on the wall in more rooms in your dwelling. And the good news is there are some stylish models to make time pass very pleasingly indeed.

Phonebox bookends

Small businesses need our business! We love the work of model maker Timothy Richards, especially his renditions of classic British design, so if you're after a quirky present for someone, take a look

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