The TV gardener talks to Hannah Stephenson about his own mistakes over the years, and how others can avoid pitfalls in their plots. Diarmuid Gavin admits even he’s made some faux pas in his time – especially when he looks back at some of the dramatic changes he made to people’s plots in his early … Read moreDiarmuid Gavin: 10 do’s and don’ts for designing gardens
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Man caves have come a very long way. Gabrielle Fagan reveals the trends to tap into now. The days of men taking a backseat when it comes to decorating are long gone. In fact, they’re now well and truly in the driving seat when it comes to their own homes, and often still ensuring their … Read moreAt Home With L’homme: 3 decor themes for style-conscious chaps
No matter how your garden grows, anyone can enjoy an abundance of flowers indoors with this year’s stunning floral designs. Gabrielle Fagan picks the best of the bunch. Nature’s best and brightest blooms inspire decor designs year after year, and the new-season ranges are blossoming with a fresh, contemporary take on the trend. “Florals never … Read morePetal Power: 3 Ways To Make Your Home Blooming Beautiful This Summer
In need of a new kitchen floor, but unsure what material to opt for? There are lots of options, but a few important things to consider too. “Fitting out a kitchen is very exciting, but often you forget to think about the flooring, which is likely to be one of the largest surfaces in the … Read moreTiles, Laminate or Luxury Vinyl For Kitchen Flooring?
You may not be ready to get out the sun-loungers until that weather’s more settled, but there’s no reason you can’t enjoy the pleasures of the outdoors, by turning your home into a nature-inspired oasis. Blurring the boundary between inside and out and playing with botanical effects is a passion for Selina Lake, who reveals … Read moreGarden Style Can Bloom Indoors and Out
Alan Titchmarsh is calling on gardeners to make a metre for wildlife this summer, by providing a refuge for struggling butterflies, moths and other pollinators. Launching Butterfly Conservation’s ‘Plots for Pollinators’ campaign, Titchmarsh, the charity’s vice president, says: “The future of our butterflies, moths and other pollinating insects is under threat, as the places where … Read moreAlan Titchmarsh Explains How To Create A Plot For Pollinators
Put a spring in your step – and home – this season. Gabrielle Fagan seeks out all things bright and beautiful
Lose yourself in a purple haze by visiting these wildflower fields and woodlands this Spring, says Sarah Marshall
Garden designer Hilary Thomas offers 5 tips on how to make stylish changes to your garden that will make a real difference later on in the year.
This fine property is located in a sought after Berkshire location and stands in tree fringed grounds of around one acre.
A distinctive period property, which is a landmark Grade 11 Listed family home known locally as The Cat, goes on sale today with video tour marketing
Despite slowed sales growth retailers are reporting signs of renewed optimism for the first time in more than a year despite sales growth slowing for the third month in a row, according to Josie Clarke, Press Association Consumer Affairs Correspondent
Wellbeing guru Liz Earle reveals her 7 top tips for creating that dream home office. By Gabrielle Fagan PA
With the total value of London’s homes is now over £1.5 trillion, a quick insight into how Britain’s major cities shape up. By Vicky Shaw PA
Feeling squeezed at home? Topology designers Athina Bluff and Amy Brandhorst share their top space-enhancing hacks with Gabrielle Fagan.