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10 Ways You Can Put Your Old Christmas Tree to Use in the Garden

In the UK, around 8 million real Christmas trees are purchased every year - but after the Christmas season, many are simply discarded on the streets and eventually find their way to landfill. The Local Government Association estimates that disposal costs the taxpayer £100 per 40 trees with each 2-metre tree generating around 16kg of carbon dioxide as it decomposes. (more…)

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6 Christmas Gifts Your Kids Can Make from Garden Clippings

These fun Christmas activities will keep your kids’ interest in gardening alive over the winter months while nature does its work. With just a few regular garden materials, they’ll love making their own unique Christmas wreaths, swags, bouquets, and ornaments to display on the tree and throughout the house this festive season. (more…)

3 Brilliant Things You Can Make Using Pinecones

One of the absolute highlights of autumn is setting a course through the countryside, stepping foot on crunchy leaves and enjoying the vibrant shades of red, orange and yellow which adorn the trees and shrubbery. For just a few short weeks every year, the crisp air and beautiful surroundings inspire us to brave the cold and extend those dog walks, or venture to a pub a little further away than the local. (more…)