Living Green

5 Ways to Grow Your Garden Greener

March 26, 2017
5 Ways to Grow Your Garden Greener

How green is your garden? No, I’m not talking about the shade of your foliage, I’m talking about your garden’s impact on the environment. Living eco-friendly means making gardening choices that are safer and kinder to the environment. Most gardeners are drawn to the hobby because we love the outdoors, and we also love connecting with growing things. […]

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How to Place an Awesome Tenant in Your Rental Property

March 22, 2017
How to Place an Awesome Tenant in Your Rental Property

Nothing makes or breaks the success of a landlord more than the tenants. Tenants ultimately decide the success or failure of your business, regardless of the state of your property. Of course, as a landlord, you can do your fair share and make your property appealing to reel in potential renters. Here are a few […]

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What Should You Be Giving Up for Lent This Year?

March 22, 2017
What should you be giving up for lent this year?

With Easter on the Spring horizon, most of us will begin to have Bank Holiday fever and chocolate eggs on the brain. But, before we can kick back and enjoy Spring in all its glory, we have a second chance at displaying our powers of resistance and giving up our vices for lent. Traditionally, many […]

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The Ultimate Gift Guide for Green Beauty Queens

March 20, 2017
The Ultimate Gift Guide for Green Beauty Queens

There has been so much buzz around organic and green beauty products, that all of us have at least one friend who has embraced this lifestyle to the fullest. She eats whole foods. She buys raw honey and cocoa powder. She reads the labels on the backs of products to see whether they are certified […]

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Top Trends to Decorate Your Summer Garden This Year

March 18, 2017
Top Trends to Decorate Your Summer Garden This Year

Spring has just arrived, which means summer season is not very far. It won’t be long before you realize your visitors are turning towards your garden to enjoy open air. And if your garden is unattractive, what kind of impression would that leave? Fear not! Garden redecorators Oeco Garden Rooms are here to save the day […]

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How to Improve Energy Efficiency in the Home

March 18, 2017
How to Improve Energy Efficiency in the Home

Having an energy efficient home can be incredibly important–for a homeowner, this can mean reduced energy bills and a better performing property. Whether you are looking to improve your home for your own benefit, or you are thinking of climbing the property ladder and selling up, making sure your home is energy efficient should be […]

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7 Easy Eco-Friendly Lifestyle Tips That Won’t Break the Bank or Your Brain

March 11, 2017
7 Easy Eco-Friendly Lifestyle Tips That Won't Break the Bank or Your Brain

If you’ve decided to live a more eco-friendly lifestyle, it’s probably because you’ve noticed that reasons for living eco-friendly and “going green” are all around you. With all the information, tips and guidelines, it can be easy to feel overwhelmed. Yet, it is critical to understand the big picture when it comes to setting realistic goals. You […]

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Reduce Food Waste: What Food Expiration Dates Really Mean – Infographic

March 9, 2017
Reduce Food Waste: What Food Expiration Dates Really Mean - Infographic

How often do you throw away food? In the United States, $218 billion is spent every year on food that is never eaten. Many people swear by the labeling on their food and if it the date has passed the food ends up in the bin. You might think to yourself that it isn’t the […]

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The Secret to Saving with Renewable Energy

March 8, 2017
The Secret to Saving with Renewable Energy

Not all renewable energy is created equally, especially when it comes to your pocket book. Many homeowners want to know the real secret to saving with renewable energy? Don’t you? An overarching term, “renewable energy” is any energy that’s generated from natural resources which are readily available like wind, sunlight, and rain. Since they’re naturally replenished, there’s […]

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Ways to Make a Quaint Cottage-Style Garden

February 22, 2017
Ways to Make a Quaint Cottage-Style Garden

For many homeowners, creating a quaint, delicate garden space is essential. It doesn’t matter what type of home you have, the way you design and adapt your garden is all down to personal style and practicality. One of the most popular garden styles today is similar to that of a country cottage. Country cottage-style gardens […]

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Preparing Your Garden for the Spring

February 21, 2017
Preparing Your Garden for the Spring

It’s almost time to say goodbye to the biting cold and blustery weather and welcome those longer days and brighter mornings with open arms. Spring is finally drawing closer and this can only mean one thing, it’s time to get out into your garden and prepare it for the exciting gardening-filled days ahead. Whilst it […]

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3 Ways You Can Improve Your Home for Better Health

February 13, 2017
3 Ways You Can Improve Your Home for Better Health

There’s a lot of emphasis that is placed on making home improvements to boost the overall value of your residence, but did you know that some upgrades you make to your abode could also increase your well-being? There are several things you can do to your home that may help you have a healthier life.   […]

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What You Should Know Before Adding an Extension to Your Home

February 9, 2017
What You Should Know Before Adding an Extension to Your Home

There are many reasons a homeowner may choose to add an extension to their home: the arrival of a new little one, the desire to add value to a property, or simply a need for more space. Whatever the reason, adding an extension is no small task, and isn’t always easier than moving homes entirely. […]

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Living Green Means Living Healthy: Tips For Staying Active

February 3, 2017
Living Green Means Living Healthy: Tips For Staying Active

Eating right and getting proper amounts of exercise are fundamental to maintaining your health. But it’s hard to work out. It’s hard to remain physically active. Especially when modern modes of transportation and communication promote a sedentary lifestyle.   You’ve got to make a concerted effort at yourself if you want to experience any improving […]

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Enjoy Your Outdoor Space this Spring with these Exterior Transformations

February 3, 2017
Enjoy Your Outdoor Space this Spring with these Exterior Transformations

You would think enjoying the great outdoors should be as simple as stepping outside and plopping down in your backyard. And for some people, it really is that simple. A blanket or towel and their yard gloriously as-is is enough to fill them with enjoyment. For others? Enjoying your outdoor space isn’t so simple. Whether […]

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5 Ways That Cycling Is A Green Lifestyle

January 25, 2017
5 Ways That Cycling Is A Green Lifestyle

There are lots of ways to be healthy, eat well, and get fit. Most people think that dieting and running are the main ways to do that, however, there’s another form of exercise you can do to be fit and healthy: cycling. Cycling works out your muscles, increases your endurance, and even makes your heart […]

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Power Outage Protection: Top Tips for Getting the Best Natural Gas Generator for Your Budget

January 20, 2017
Power Outage Protection: Top Tips for Getting the Best Natural Gas Generator for Your Budget

When you lose power to your home, it is a major inconvenience and sometimes a lot more than that when you lose your connection to the grid. Regular power outages mean that backup generators are now a necessity for many homeowners.   If you are looking to get a generator, it makes sense to understand […]

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Reducing Carbon Footprints 

January 11, 2017
Reducing Carbon Footprints 

Meriam Webster defines “carbon footprint” as: “The amount of greenhouse gasses and specifically carbon dioxide emitted by something (as a person’s activities or a product’s manufacture and transport) during a given period.”   Today, individuals and corporations both try to mitigate their carbon footprint as much as possible. From switching out incandescent and fluorescent light […]

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No-Sweat Gardening Tips to Maximize Crops While Minimizing Your Efforts

January 10, 2017
No-Sweat Gardening Tips to Maximize Crops While Minimizing Your Efforts

It is hard not to think that if you are going to enjoy bumper crops and a pristine lawn with beautiful borders, you are going to have to put in some serious hours of honest labor to get such an end result. There are plenty of shortcuts and tips to consider which will give you […]

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Reduce, Reuse and Recycle: How to Get Your Whole Family to Respect the Three R’s of Rubbish Reduction

January 9, 2017
Reduce, Reuse and Recycle: How to Get Your Whole Family to Respect the Three R's of Rubbish Reduction

You might be well aware of the three R’s; Reduce, Reuse, and Recycle. But putting those words into practice is often easier said than done. Getting started is the tricky bit but once it becomes a routine you can quickly become a rubbish reduction champion.   “If you adopt the three R’s of rubbish reduction, […]

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Environmentally Friendly Tasks You Can Start Tackling Right Now

January 9, 2017
Environmentally Friendly Tasks You Can Start Tackling Right Now

Being an environmentally conscious person doesn’t have to take up a ton of time. There are a lot of things you can do to lessen your impact on the environment. Many of them are free or incredibly cheap, and take almost no time. Some of them actually help save you time!   Switch to E-Mail Alerts […]

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Eco-Friendly Changes to Consider This Year 

January 6, 2017
Eco-Friendly Changes to Consider This Year 

Thinking of ways to live better this year? Why not start with reducing your carbon footprint? Green living and making eco-friendly choices is a change that will not only help you but the environment. If you weren’t particularly eco-conscious in the past, the goals you create should be easy to follow so that it encourages […]

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Preparedness Planning: The Utter Importance of Being Ready for Any Type of Natural Disaster 

January 5, 2017
Preparedness Planning: The Utter Importance of Being Ready for Any Type of Natural Disaster 

Natural disasters can be problematic in many places around the world. You may live in an area affected by tornadoes, hurricanes, or earthquakes, and good preparation can make the difference between life and death. Here are some essential tips for being properly prepared. Create a Plan In your area, there will probably be a specific […]

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Eco Skincare Guide 101: Is Green Really the New Black?

December 23, 2016
 Eco Skincare Guide 101: Is Green Really the New Black?

These days, the skincare industry seems to be painted in green shades, and it’s for the common good, too.  According to recent estimates, the market of organic beauty products is expected to continue growing at an unabated speed over the next couple of years, reaching approximately $13.2 billion in 2018. But while the global demand […]

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