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Why Switch off Your Lights for Earth Hour [Infographic]

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Today is Earth Hour Day and from 8:30 to 9:30 pm today, people around the globe will switch off their lights as a symbolic gesture to show their concern towards energy conservation. But how exactly does this earth hour help? Can it translate to more than just a nice gesture? How much energy can we…

Cities that are Embracing Green Revolution [Infographic]

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Big urban centers in all parts of the globe are majorly responsible for most of the environment pollution. But it is these cities that can also make the biggest impact on global environment, if they adopt green living methods. This infographic from House Trip looks into what measures six of the world’s biggest cities have…

The Hanging Gardens of Babylon

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This article has been written and contributed on behalf of Less Moving Stress. A true legend and one of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World, the Hanging Gardens were said to be one of the most impressive feats of biophilic design long before this term was ever used. They were located in the city…

How to Switch to a Greener Lifestyle

How to Switch to a Greener Lifestyle

This article is contributed by E3 Man and Van. People are becoming more and more aware of the state the Earth is currently in. Which means that they start changing their daily habits in order to give their contribution to preserving our planet’s health. Adding the financial recession, the need of going green is bigger than…

Flower Gardening for The Summer Season

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This article is contributed by expert movers. More and more people are starting to grow their own flowers in their very own back yard/front yard or flower pots/baskets. A beautiful garden can and will never go a miss and the personal feeling of a sense of achievement after your flowers have grown is indescribable. Professional…

How to Beautify Your Garden with Rattan Furnitures

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This article is contributed by Ferenc Maker of Rattan Garden Furnitures, UK. Nothing enhances the beauty and attractiveness of a home than a beautifully landscaped garden. Some homeowners take their garden landscaping serious and even hire professional landscapers to help out. It is a worthy investment especially because a home should be as welcoming as…

How to Shift Plants to Your New House

Moving Your Plants

This article is contributed by Canary Wharf Moving Homes. Moving houses is definitely a delicate business, regardless of what a lot of folks think. Especially if you have to move along with specific items that require both special attention and certain packing/moving techniques. Such special objects are the houseplants. Nothing can make one’s home warmer…

Spring Cleaning your Garden

Spring Cleaning Your Garden

This article is contributed by Angela H. of Earls court Cleaning   As soon as the first of the spring flowers show up or the snow is almost melted away you will most likely feel the urge to clean up the leaves that were accumulated before the snowfall. One thing you should do before that…

Moving your Plants and Gardening Tools

Moving Your Plants and Gardening Tools

This article is contributed by our guest author Angela HArpert of Handymoves.co.uk   Moving day is here and you are ready to hit the road and head to your future home. But what about the garden you have provided with such good care? You can’t simply leave it behind just like that after all the…

How to Grow Your Own Impatiens

How to Grow Your Own Impatiens

This article is contributed by one of our readers Angela Harpert.     Impatiens are very common amongst gardeners. They are a popular garden flower commonly used for hedging. They can also be found in window boxes or hanging baskets, due to their attractive, colourful appearance. The good thing about Impatiens is that they can…

History of the Lawn Mower

History of the Lawn Mower

Did you know that the lawn mower was first invented in 1827 by Edwin budding and looked like this?   This design was patented in 1830. Since then, the lawn mower has seen numerous makeover and improvements culminating finally, to the gas and electric mowers that we are well aware of. The infographic (shared via…

Global Food Shortage and Wastage [Infographic]

World Food Crisis

Currently, 1 billion people on earth don’t have enough food to eat. Clearly, our world is facing the worst food crisis ever. But whats even troublesome is the fact that an enormous amount of food is wasted by countries that have more than what they need. We can better feed our future generation simply by…

Advanced Guidelines for Cutting Flowers

Advanced Guidelines for Cutting Flowers

This guest post has been written on behalf of flowerdeliver.org.uk Selecting the Proper Flowers Picking the right flowers to cut and take for your home is a tricky business if you truly want for the flowers to grow and stay alive for as long as possible. You have to make sure they are clean and…

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