For most people, gardening means growing plants outside in the soil and hoping that slugs and other pests will not destroy them. Soil is a plant’s natural habitat, but for growth, a plant really only needs oxygen and light. It needs light for photosynthesis to produce food and its root system uses oxygen for respiration – a process that releases energy and enables the plant to take in nutrients from water. More
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As global warming continues to make more headlines every year and the impact of our fuel-heavy lifestyles begins to damage the planet even more, many people are beginning to think about small changes that they can make to reduce their environmental footprints. Helping the environment does not need to be difficult. In fact, there are some very simple steps that you can start taking today that can make a positive impact. Here are five to get you started. More
Inground pools may be pretty permanent, but that does not mean that they cannot be improved. In fact, it has never been easier to renovate a swimming pool than it is today and there are lots of good reasons to do so, not least that swimming pool technology has come on in leaps and bounds in the past few years and it is now possible to do much more with your pool than ever before.