1. Get creative: In Britain and Northern Ireland we use over 35 million plastic bottles every day – but with a bit of imagination, they could find a home in your garden landscaping and help cut down on waste sent to landfill.
1 Small spaces: Tim Evans of Wyevale Garden Centres, whose herbs are all UK-grown, advises that, in small spaces "you won't want any more than three herbs in the same pot because otherwise they will compete with one another.
IF YOU sowed some sweet pea before Christmas and the seeds have duly sprouted, perhaps you fancy giving them a few words of encouragement? Or maybe it’s time to chat up those tulip bulbs you planted in October in the hope that it gives them some added vigour come spring? The idea that talking to plants in order to help them grow faster and stronger is nothing new.
THE near two-year political impasse at Stormont has led to a delay in the implementation of many new policies and projects, with an absence of ministers leaving civil servants unable to make decisions that are lawfully watertight.