June 2016

Creazy is a glass jar with a tin lid and three small silicone squares

No need to plug anything in...with Creazy you simply shake up some whipped cream in seconds

Multi coloured wool embroidered cushion cover hand-made in India

Square cushions are all very well but the sausage dog shape is equally pleasing and versatile..especially when it's in such gorgeous colour combinations

Marius Smit of Plastic Whale stands at the back of the boat

Dutch homewares brand Brabantia is supporting Amsterdam social enterprise Plastic Whale, which collects waste plastic from waterways to make boats to go fishing for more plastic to make boats

Pleasing undulations...Geo carved 100 per cent wool rug by Ella Doran

Designer Ella Doran reignites interest in carpet carving... not something to be tried at home

Kids like to recycle - just get them in the habit early

Now in their sixth year, the PEA Awards celebrate all the good green things people and businesses are doing. So nominate those you think a worthy of recognition

Green Energy is going mainstream

The Wiltshire-based green energy company says its customers made up the majority of investors in its latest share offer

Colourful sheepskin stools from Baa Stool

If the falling pound has made you opt for a staycation - and frankly who needs Florida with its heat, humidity, scary cops and alligators - why not do some work on your homestead and boost the turbulent Brexit economy?

Amaryllis butter dish from Anthropologie

Brighten up the breakfast table with an exuberant butter dish

join the throng

If you're in London this week and fancy procuring an antique or two, head to Olympia for the Art & Antiques Fair

Blenheim Palace Flower Show 2016 runs from 17-19 June

Flowers have the power to draw huge crowds...and hot on the heels of Chelsea, Blenheim Palace is the place to be this weekend. It's a chance to improve your horticultural knowledge and rejoice in an extravaganza of floral beauty

Clifton Suspension Bridge

Head to Bristol - fast becoming one of the country's most eco friendly cities - for a week of green activities.

Pin Tuck organic cotton bedlinen from Fou Furnishings

Few things in life are more delicious than slipping into cool, crisp white cotton bedlinen, and it's all the better when the cotton's organic. So don't miss out on fou's 30 per cent early summer discount

Roger Oates

The UK wool carpet, runner and rug maker - famed for its stripes - starts its summer sale