LifeStyle: Home & Garden

Lend rustic touch to your home with wooden frames, classic rugs

Monday  17:55,   30 july 2018

Make your home look more artistic and rustic with old-looking wooden doors and window frames, copperor bronze metal objects and throw in a rug or two. © Provided by Getty Wood: The wooden pieces of art are back in store. Increasing number of... >>>

Kate Middleton Had Very Specific Taste When It Came to Decorating the Family's Country Home

Monday  09:06,   30 july 2018

Kate Middleton Had Very Specific Taste When It Came to Decorating the Family's Country Home. © Getty / Max Mumby/Indigo Towels and Hangers and Rugs, Oh My! When Kate went shopping for floor coverings at Cotswold Oriental Rugs, she snapped up a... >>>

How to brighten up your home with summer's hottest hue — as yellow gets the royal seal of approval

Friday  15:45,   27 july 2018

Kate wore a yellow sheath dress for Wimbledon and Meghan sported a similar look a week earlier, which immediately sold out. US First Lady Melania Trump modelled primrose for dinner with the PM at Blenheim Palace, and global colour design force... >>>

Pet health warning: How to walk your dog safely during a heatwave

Thursday  15:30,   26 july 2018

Follow these top tips to keep them cool and out of harm’s wayAs temperatures soar and the sun beats down, there are many potentially harmful situations for dogs. One of the main concerns is leaving them in hot cars, which can lead to heatstroke or,... >>>

Here's All You Need To Know About Meghan Markle and Prince Harry's Second "Cottage" From Queen Elizabeth

Tuesday  16:11,   24 july 2018

In what world is this a cottage?!But when your groom's grandma is Queen Elizabeth, and the two of you are Meghan Markle and Prince Harry, life is quite the fantasy. (If you can look past some of these rules - especially not being able to eat garlic... >>>

Prince Charles urges gardeners to ask these three crucial questions before buying plants

Tuesday  07:30,   24 july 2018

The Prince of Wales issued a stark warning on BBC's Gardeners' World.Climate change, increased travel and movement of plants around the world has escalated the risk of new pests and diseases spreading to the UK, which can devastate the UK... >>>

This is why you should never pat a dog on the head

Friday  15:06,   20 july 2018

Here’s what to do... >>>

30 of the UK's most dog-friendly towns for 2018

Wednesday  06:40,   18 july 2018

You can also nominate places that aren’t yet on the list.In line with this, the Dog Friendly Awards has been set up to recognise and reward dog-friendly places and businesses in the UK, across a range of categories, including best dog-friendly pub,... >>>

This will be the biggest Christmas 2018 decorating trend, reveals John Lewis

Saturday  20:45,   14 july 2018

With five months to go, the UK department store predicts exactly how we'll be decorating our homes this festive season.If Christmas is your favourite time of the year then you’re in luck because John Lewis has just previewed their Christmas 2018 >>>

9 ways to make fresh flowers last in a heatwave, according to royal florist Philippa Craddock

Thursday  15:40,   12 july 2018

She successfully adorned St George's Chapel on a very hot royal wedding day, after all.Here, Philippa shares her top tips on how to make fresh cut flowers last as long as possible in the hot summer... >>>

Mary Berry shares top 3 gardening tips she learnt at Chelsea this year

Tuesday  06:55,   10 july 2018

The baker is also a keen gardener and picked up try-at-home tips while hosting the Chelsea Flower Show this yearBerry has been an ambassador for the Royal Horticultural Society since 2014 and is also president of the National Gardening Scheme. She's >>>

Geraniums: 5 flower trends you need to embrace in your garden this summer

Monday  06:45,   09 july 2018

Geraniums are a garden staple but now is the time to think outside the box.With its gorgeous green leaves and fabulous vibrant flowers, today, an estimated 40 million geraniums are planted in UK gardens each year, and this is only continuing to... >>>

16 Things You Should Never Flush Down The Toilet

Saturday  13:05,   07 july 2018

Some of them might surprise youTo ensure that your pipes stay clog-free, here are the 16 you should really, truly... >>>

This is why you should never water your lawn, even during a heatwave

Friday  09:31,   06 july 2018

It will save you time, energy and moneyIn times like this, it’s tempting to reach for the hose and give your grass a healthy sprinkle of... >>>

5 houseplants that will thrive in the heat

Wednesday  10:45,   04 july 2018

They need little care or attention.If you've got succulents or cacti perched on the edge of your window sill or on a shelf, then don't worry, as they will actually fare pretty well with the extra... >>>