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  • 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

Gtech Mk2 AirRam

The Gtech underwent a major overhaul.. and if you're someone who struggles to find the motivation to vacuum, well, this lightweight and dare we say excellent AirRam Mk2 device will turn you into a house-proud townmouse. 

Jungle in Town

The pop up plant specialists will be at the Copeland Gallery in Peckham, south London, from June 11-13. So if you're after houseplants at great prices, don't miss this sale

Comedian Jim Moir is a keen gardener

If you're a keen and creative gardener, enter this competition with a chance to win a £10,000 first prize. It doesn't matter if you have rolling acres or just a window box or two, if you can demonstrate your skill as a gardener you'll be in with a chance

Skar candles are made from organic beeswax

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

Acqua Tower lets you grow your own food vertically

Grow your own food in this easy to use vertical garden. It's self-irrigating, it rotates and it promises to yield an abundance of delicious healthy produce

Matchbox cars have gone all sustainable

You probably had them when you were a kid and if you're now buying them for your children, well it's good to know Matchbox is making tiny E-vehicles from recycled and recyclable plastic or bio-based plastic as well as metal

Alonsa LED from Dar Lighting

Dår Lighting's Alonsa pendant is lovely to look at at any time of day but when it's on, it's magical

More of us will want to live in rural areas

The appliance maker has been considering how the covid pandemic might affect our future living spaces

Should you happen to be down Cornwall way this May bank holiday, head to The Lost Gardens of Heligan where you and the kids, aka Heligan Wild Things, can help build a huge insect hotel and work on your outdoor survival skills

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