Last week we showed you how to decorate your home on a budget, and this week it's time for your garden! Whether you are working with a huge lawn, a small terrace or even a balcony, here are Savoo's top 10 tips for making your outdoor space summer ready- without spending a fortune.
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After reading a clever post by mumsaves on Monday about going
organic, I was reminded of something I discovered months ago about eating organic foods. Part of my effort to be more fit and healthy has included incorporating more fruit and vegetables into my daily diet, instead of biscuits, fizzy pop and pizza. I have trained my mind to crave
juicy apples instead of spoonfuls of Nutella. However, while researching what
foods were best for my health, I kept coming across something called 'The
Dirty Dozen'. It turns out that I have been poisoning myself little by little
by eating an apple a day!
With the amount of pesticides used in everyday farming, it's no wonder that more and more families are tempted to go organic but far too often this healthier option is out of the financial reach of many of us on a day to day basis. This month is Organic September in the UK, a campaign by the Soil Society to celebrate and learn about all things organic. We take a look at how everyone in the family can enjoy organic products at affordable prices.
Buzz words are trendy. Just as in fashion, a term or phrasing will be popular for a brief period of time only to be tossed away and forgotten with last season's must have bell-bottoms. But unlike the turn of clothing trends the subject matter of those passing phrases is usually around for the long term. As you know Fashionista's (buzz buzz) there is a current fascination with the term Eco-fashion. Last week I began a series of blogs about this subject the first installment being about recycling jeans. While putting together this weeks blogumn it occurred to me that maybe we should talk a little about what exactly Eco-fashion means
David Cameron has announced plans today to reintroduce Deposit Refunds on glass bottles and aluminium cans, saying it will benefit not only the consumer but be much more environmentally friendly. Showing his support for the proposal by the Campaign to Protect Rural England the PM said "I will certainly ask Energy and Climate Change Secretary Chris
Huhne to look at this and see if we can take it forward."