Mindfulness is the key to happiness, so we are told. There's no getting away from the fact that this would be a highly desirable state of being to achieve. But how is it done?Read more
Does Santa suffer from man flu? Probably not, we understand he loves flues and spends one night of the year sliding down them.
Do you know a Neanderthal man (or perhaps you are one?) If so, he (or you) will probably suffer from man flu from time to time. So what can we do about it, and, more to the point, is it real?Read more
Why Schlumbergera - Christmas cactus plants - are so cool!
Its the season to not only be merry but to welcome evergreens into your home. Why? Because they symbolise life! The isles of supermarkets everywhere are crammed with festive products including Christmas house plants, bulbs and growing kits. Its good to remember that outdoor things continue to not only survive but some are peaking with a brilliance that isnt obvious at other times of the year.Read more
If you are reading a piece about terrariums, the chances are that you already have a house plant or two. Maybe you already have dozens of planty companions at home. But have you taken that experimental step and tried planting into a terrarium? They used to be called bottle gardens before we used posh words for the same sort of thing. Here's why terrariums are on trend and how to use them: