Keith Hallagan

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Always Remember When to Water Your Plants With This App

When it comes to plants, I’m good at exactly one thing: killing them. There’s a small tree on my desk right now while I’m writing this that I just …

Plants

22 Cities Around the World Best Explored by Bicycle

Bike Lanes

Lonely Planet reveals the best places to visit in Europe this year – and one UK spot makes the cut

Have you visited this ‘exciting’ and ‘creative' UK city?<p><b>Lonely Planet has named its much-anticipated top 10 European destinations for a holiday in 2018, and its travel experts have picked an overlooked UK city for the selection.</b><p>Dundee in Scotland was chosen as the sixth best place to visit in …

European Travel

15 Mistakes that Beginner Gardeners make

Save time and effort by avoiding common gardening mistakes<br>This year I’m taking on a second plot at my allotment (community garden) which means double …

Gardening

8 Surprisingly Easy Ways to Make Your Life Greener

All our daily habits are learned and with small, incremental lifestyle changes you can have a big impact on your health and well being, community and …

Sustainability

Oil Up Your Joints! 12 Recipes for Arthritis

Extra virgin olive oil is one of those foods that seems to have more health benefits than you can list. Solid fats like butter and shortening contain saturated fats, which can raise your cholesterol levels. And while you shouldn’t overdo it on any fats, olive oil contains unsaturated fats, so using …

Food

27 Cheap DIY Fence Ideas for Your Garden, Privacy, or Perimeter

Are you in need of a fence that doesn’t cost high? Maybe for your backyard, or around your garden, or maybe it is an entire perimeter fence? Well, I …

Landscaping

Drywall Installation Archives | Family Handyman

This article walks you through the 'Do's and Don'ts' of drywall installation. It will help you avoid seven common mistakes people make when tackling …

Woodworking

The 19 coolest, most overlooked places for a summer holiday in Europe

Globetrotters are always looking for new, under-the-radar travel destinations that provide a chance to escape the crowds and sea of selfie sticks.<p>As summer kicks off, Business Insider asked friends, colleagues, and some of the world's top travel experts for their favourite — and most overlooked — …

European Travel

Landscaping with Trees: The Best Design for Your Garden

Trees can bring height, structure, and drama to borders, not to mention some precious winter interest. But planting around them can be daunting: Will …

Landscaping

The amateur’s guide to biking the Tour de France’s most famous routes

The Tour de France is often dubbed the most prestigious and the most difficult multi-stage bike race out there. Because of this exceptional …

Road Cycling

Earth Shatters Climate Record, Sending Planet Toward 'Worst Case Scenario'

April was the 400th “consecutive month with above-average temperatures.”<p>April 2018 was the 400th “consecutive month with above-average temperatures” …

Climate Change

Climate change on track to cause major insect wipeout, scientists warn

Global warming is on track to cause a major wipeout of insects, compounding already severe losses, according to a new analysis.<p>Insects are vital to most ecosystems and a widespread collapse would cause extremely far-reaching disruption to life on Earth, the scientists warn. Their research shows …

Ecology

6 Apps To Make Work Travel A Little Less Stressful

And a lot more enjoyable...<p>Tim Robberts via Getty Images<p>If you are travelling for work and downtime is precious, take the fuss out of trying to …

Apps

Why Alta Badia is the ultimate destination for cycling

If you want calf-testing climbs up the Dolomites, or adrenaline-soaked plunges taking in fabulous mountain-pass views, Alta Badia in northern Italy is cycling nirvana<p>Cycling is on a roll. More people than ever are donning weekend Lycra and racing Britain’s roads. Pedalling adventures abroad are …

Cycling

Ground force: a masterclass in soil from the experts at Kew

This month I was lucky enough to sneak in on a behind-the-scenes visit to the newly restored Temperate House at Kew Gardens, a building that blew my mind as a kid with its sheer size, its wonderful plants and its fascinating history. But stepping into this cathedral of glass this time, still …

Gardening

8 Vegetables That You Buy Once And Regrow Forever !

Raw vegetables grown at home can bring a lot of benefits, more than the ones from the grocery.<br>Maybe it requires some time, but you will save money …

Gardening

Are They Buildings or Gardens? The New 'Green' Architecture

Buildings are sprouting greenery, especially in Asia – not just living walls or rooftop meadows but whole façades draped with plants and terraces …

Architecture

Top 10 Best Plants to Grow Indoors for Air Purification

Living and working in places rife with air contaminants and lacking decent ventilation can cause “sick building syndrome,” which can cause headaches, …

Plants

This DIY Wind Turbine Uses Bike Wheel to Harvest Energy

This DIY wind turbine is based on ‘Lenz2 lift+drag design’ and made from aluminum lithographic offset printing plates. The designer, Connell, says …

Renewable Energy

How to Grow Truffles in 7 Easy Steps and Make a Big Profit

Have you ever heard of a truffle?<p>They are very popular in European countries but are considered a delicacy among those that are very well off …

Gardening

Looking for a Grand Design? Convert this Yorkshire windmill into your dream home

A disused windmill, which is a familiar landmark for passengers on the East Coast mainline between York and Doncaster, is up for sale, along with …

Leeds

How to grow peas

If you have never popped open a pod straight from the bush, then forgo other plans for this weekend and find some pea seeds, because nothing comes close to the grassy sweetness of a fresh pea. You cannot buy this flavour, it has to happen in the garden. In fact, popping them fresh is the very …

Gardening

The self-sufficient Gut Feeling house produces more electricity than it uses

This narrow rental home, nestled in Oberaudorf — a village in Bavaria, Germany — is the perfect place to refuel and find inspiration. Architect …

Architecture

You Don’t Even Know How Incredibly Useful BAKING SODA Can Be To Your Garden or Flowers!

Can I ask you a simple question – do you know what’s baking soda? Well, I really think that we all know what’s baking soda, right? This, extremely …

Gardening

15 Super Cool Backyard Garden Ideas

We love fantastic gardening ideas of all stripes and, if you’re familiar with our site, you know that we love to share our very favorites.<p>For this …

Landscaping

California is turning farms into carbon-sucking factories

In a grand experiment, California switched on a fleet of high-tech greenhouse gas removal machines last month. Funded by the state’s cap-and-trade …

Farming

20 Stunning Raised Garden Bed Ideas That You Need To See

Raised Garden beds are considered one of the most effective gardening techniques due to the numerous advantages they present. The main reason they …

Gardening

3 Plants That Generate Oxygen Even at Night – Get One for Your Bedroom

Plants are awesome and we all love them, right? It has been said that trees and plants are the lungs of the earth. Through a process called …

Botany

The 6 most cost-effective vegetables to grow in your garden

Use this handy Vegetable Cheat Sheet as your guide<p>Growing your own vegetables can be a great way to help the environment and also save some …

Gardening