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7 Tips for Beautiful Gardens in Small Spaces

Splashes of colour break up green, provide variety, contrast and focal points. Try sowing both annuals and perennial flowers. e.g. cosmos, hydrangeas, sunflowers and marigolds. You don’t specifically have to plant flowers though. A wide range of herbs and vegetables have beautiful flowers too. These include: chives (purple), spring onions (white), dill (yellow), thyme (pale pink …

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How to Grow a Three Sisters Garden

Have you heard about three sisters gardens and wondered what was up with them? While the three sisters garden is an ancient Native American gardening practice with some spiritual belief behind it, you don’t need to be Native American to grow one in your home or community garden. What is a …

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The Top 5 Shade-Loving Plants for Your Garden

It’s easy to grow pretty plants in those sunny spots outdoors, but what about the shadier areas in your garden? These five shade-loving plants don’t need a lot of sunlight, but they certainly shine brightly just the same. Use This List Of Shade-Loving Plants To Aid In Your Garden Planning This …

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4 Theme Parks and Amusement Parks in Europe

It may be in the heart of lush forest and near to a sleepy wide beach but you’ll get white knuckle rides and thrilling water slides at this amusement/water park combo. Older kids can ride the Mad Hill or Scary Toboggan Runs while younger children can enjoy the more gentle Fairytale Wonderland. The Tiki Park …

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Train Journey through Milan, Brescia and Lake Garda

Maybe I’ve watched too many old movies but there still seems something impossibly glamorous about continental train travel. Whereas airports these days are all sweat and stress – stop here, queue there, shoes off, laptop out, shove all toiletries in that tiny plastic bag – sashaying onto a platform in …

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