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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

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

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

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

Lancia Martini rally poster from 1970s

If you're looking for interesting artworks or want to start a collection, don't miss AntikBar's 2021 spring auction...you could just grab yourself a one-of-a-kind bargain

keep plants healthy with care and attention

If you want to know how you can stop your plants from wilting or generally pegging out on you, plant food maker Miracle Gro is offering you online Q&As with garden expert Kate Turner 

Asbestos remains a problem in our housing stock. So if you're a landlord, what are your responsibilities regarding this dangerous material?

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