As winter draws in and Christmas beckons, indoor plants, floral and foliage decorations assume greater significance. David Coton suggests how you can transform your home with the colourful interest of seasonal plants.
Although from the southern hemisphere, while Santa Claus hails from the North Pole, penguins are essential Christmas characters and Andy Taylor explains how to complete your decorations with this quirky flightless bird.
There's a huge selection of Premier Christmas Lights, and it's no wonder why they are market leaders judging by the variety and innovation that's on offer. This is Andy Taylor's guide to their range of top quality lights and decorations.
Glistening and glittering, Christmas Twig Trees provide a superb backdrop of sparkling light both inside the house and in the garden. Nathan James Dodd reviews a range of trees that have increased in popularity tremendously over recent years.
With technology evolving and an increasing emphasis on energy efficiency, there is now a far greater choice of Christmas lighting. Robert Hall discovers what type of lights will be trending this year.
Robert Hall, Senior Partner at GardenSite, had the pleasure of visiting Harrogate Christmas & Gift Fair on Sunday 12th January along with his wife Kay and business partner Simon Whitehead.
Myself and Andrew Hall, Partner at Hall’s Garden Supplies / www.GardenSite.co.uk today had the pleasure of visiting Fisher House at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital in Birmingham to donate and install outdoor Christmas Lights on their real Christmas Tree.
Chopping down trees to make wooden reindeer does not initially seem to be eco friendly. Particularly if the reindeer are sold for profit as part of the ever rolling Christmas market. But think again, as David Hall has.
It shouldn't come as a complete surprise that strings of Christmas lights that are used for a fortnight or so and then stored as a tangled heap, perhaps in a damp loft, sometimes fail when they emerge the following year. However, changing light bulbs, whether indoor or outdoor, should be a very simple procedure if you follow a few straightforward guidelines.