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Greener Ideal strives to help you live your life in more sustainable ways with green living tips, healthy recipes and commentary on the latest environment news.

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Winter Weather & Your Plants

Winter Weather & the Damage it Can Do to Plants As the temperature starts to drop from double figures into single digits, we all know it isn’t too long before winter really takes a hold of the UK. Whilst there’s probably a few people out there who welcome the colder months with open arms, the majority of us will be gripping onto the [...]

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Improving the Quality of Your Soil

Gardening has never been more popular. Some gardeners are attracted by the back to basics ethos of growing their own food to feed their families, others just like to have a beautiful display of flowers each summer. The starting point to any type of garden is the soil, and the quality of this can vary hugely across the country. If you [...]

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Poisonous Plants and Your Dog

Poisonous Plants and Your Dog For those of you who like the odd spot of gardening and have a dog, there can be some potential problems in your garden which you may be completely unaware of. Dogs are very sensitive creatures and especially sensitive when it comes to plants. Many plants are far more toxic than we give them credit for and [...]

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Weed Control: Take Control

Weed control is a huge bugbear for many gardeners both experienced and amateur. There is nothing more annoying than spotting a nasty weed sprouting in amongst your perfect bedding plants or even worse, twining around your delicate flowers and threatening to strangle them! Yes, some weeds are murderous and some fairly innocuous but unless [...]

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Effective Herb Gardening Made Easy

Herbs are the mainstay of good cooking and for many people they are also valuable ingredients in beauty products and home made remedies. Whether you’re interested in growing your own parsley for fish dishes or lavender for skin care, you will find that herb gardening is a wonderfully calming and fulfilling hobby. Where to begin is a [...]

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