Home & Garden

7 February 2011

How Many Olympic Cyclists Does It Take To Power Your Home?

You might be able to work out how much energy your home uses on an average day just by looking at your power bill, but if watts and kilowatts mean ...
2 February 2011

Crisis Seeds To Succeed In Spitalfields

Crisis, the national charity for single homeless people, is launching a new urban food-growing project to promote the therapeutic (and financial) benefits of seed-to-plate gardening. It would seem that the outcome ...
27 January 2011

Myleene Klass Goes Green

With her second baby on the way, Myleene Klass has decided to make a commitment to making the world a greener place for her children by joining Team Green Britain, ...
20 December 2010

Naomi Cleaver On Swedish Design

Naomi Cleaver is best known as a presenter of popular television shows on the design and decoration of homes such as 'Grand Design’s: Trade Secrets' and 'Honey, I Ruined the ...

16 December 2010

Send Yor Mail Safely This Christmas

Royal Mail’s festive mailbag will be bulging this year with around two billion items in total handled over the course of the season According to research from Royal Mail, nine in ...
14 December 2010

Have A Homemade Christmas

They used to be rituals that signified the start of the festive season in households around Britain, but in 2010 it seems the nation is flagging when it comes to ...
13 December 2010

Looking After Your Christmas Tree This Winter

Kelly Taylor, award winning florist and founder of Taylor’s Flowers shares some great tips to help you get the best from your Christmas tree this year. “When looking for a natural ...
3 December 2010

Ex Burglar Gives Advice On Keeping Safe This Christmas…

Research has found that 72% of Brits feel more at risk of burglaries at Christmas, yet only one in four increase home security during this expensive time of year. Research ...
30 November 2010

Make Your Home Magical This Christmas

This festive season, Notcutts, one of the UK's leading garden centre groups, has teamed up with top interior stylist, Pippa Jameson, to bring you the latest Christmas colour trends and ...
11 November 2010

Safe, Warm and Well: Top Tips for Winter

In our live webTV show Arlene Phillips and Ian Scott from charity WRVS offer advice for helping your elderly relatives and neighbours through the winter months As winter rapidly approaches, you ...

9 November 2010

Water & Elbow Grease As Good As Cleaning Products

UK households are throwing hundreds of pounds of cleaning products, quite literally down the drain after research issued today (8 November) reveals that cleaning surfaces with just water and a ...
26 October 2010

Could You Be More Eco-Friendly?

In this exclusive video, three mums reveal the rewards of living the eco-high-life in a unique video diary of their daily lives. These ordinary mums show how easy it is to ...
22 October 2010

Keeping Your Home Safe From Carbon Monoxide

National Grid wants to make sure that while students have fun at uni, they are also staying safe. So they’ve teamed up with former drama teacher turned TV funnyman Greg ...
21 October 2010

How Clean Is Your House?

New scientific research has highlighted the need for Britons to either master home hygiene or risk putting their families health in jeopardy. Microscopic analysis has shown that even apparently clean homes ...
19 October 2010

Toilet Cubicles

Total Cubicle Solutions believe in offering our customers the best choice available. That's why they've created the fun and creative Digital Print options for their Rainbow Range of Toilet Cubicles, ...

15 October 2010

Britain In Denial About Winter

New research, unveiled today, shows that people in Britain are ‘burying their heads in the sand’ and failing to prepare for winter. Despite last winter being one of the worst for ...
5 October 2010

Spring Into Action This Autumn

New research from PlantforLife reveals that more than half (56%) of people agree that daffodils in bloom officially mark the beginning of spring, with over a third (36%) ranking daffodils ...
21 September 2010

FemaleFirst's Guide On How to Buy a Bed

That’s why we’ve asked Warren Evans, the award winning bed specialist, to put together these essential tips on buying a bed. Size MattersFirstly, take some time to consider how much space ...
3 September 2010

Bedroom Make-Over

Giving your bedroom a make-over might sound like it’s going to cost you an arm and a leg but femalefirst.co.uk have come up with some great tips to transform your ...

2 September 2010

UK's Furry Friends Are Shunned

The UK’s wildlife has been left out in the cold as a survey published today reveals that almost half of Britain’s population no longer feed wild animals (45%) and a ...
27 August 2010

Chris Beardshaw's Gardening Tips

As summer turns to autumn, there is still plenty to be getting on with in the garden. In this video award-winning gardening expert and TV presenter Chris Beardshaw gives advice ...

18 August 2010

Decorating Tips from Sophie Conran

Melanie Adams,a wallcoverings expert, visits top designer, cook and author, Sophie Conran’s, home in West Sussex to see the different ways she has woven wallpaper in to her interiors and ...
13 July 2010

Are You Living The Green Dream?

In recent years, climate change has been firmly placed at the top of the political agenda and we all know that we should be doing more when it comes to ...

2 July 2010

Smoke Stained Walls A Property Turn-Off

A new survey released today by Cancer Research UK has found that smoke stained walls are the number one turn off for potential house buyers.  The charity carried out the survey to ...