Category: Nature

How asbestos can affect the land

Posted on: April 29, 2022

There are plenty of examples where asbestos has caused issues in the framework of buildings and structures. However, there is also growing evidence of the dangers of asbestos in soil. When a structure has collapsed, and the materials of the construction become buried, this can seep into the soil itself.…

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Ways to Create a More Rustic Decor

Posted on: March 25, 2022

Adding comforting fabrics is a key way to make rustic decor feel more welcoming. Cozy blankets and checked or chunky knits will add a cozy atmosphere. You can also mix vintage and modern pieces to achieve a unified look. Adding faux fur throws and patterned woven rugs will add a…

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Ash Dieback – The Pandemic of the British Ash Tree

Posted on: July 9, 2021

There are many things that humans can do to help the trees – whether we loving tend to the trees in our own garden, perhaps helped by the professionals like tree surgery Gloucester based company Geoffrey Urch, or donate money to conservation efforts going on in the rainforests of the…

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How We Can Reduce Our Use Of Plastic

Posted on: February 4, 2021

How we can reduce our use of plastic is a question that has occupied minds for the last few years. This has been partly due to the awareness raised about the damage that plastic can cause to the environment. Plastic is also being used more in many parts of the…

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Come away to the Cotswolds and relax

Posted on: August 28, 2020

If you are tired of the hustle and bustle of city and town life I think I might have the answer for you. Along the M4 from London or down the M5 from Birmingham lies the area of outstanding natural beauty none as the Cotswolds. This the green and pleasant…

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Beautiful places you’ve probably never heard of

Posted on: June 30, 2020

Britain is fortunate in that it is full of interesting and beautiful places to visit. There are all the famous tourist spots we know so well but even more secret treasures that may not be so well-known. Dunwich On the east coast of Suffolk, Southwold and Aldeburgh have long been…

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Gaining Gas. The move away from coal.

Posted on: June 25, 2020

In the 1800’s all home’s were, be they the stately pile to the peasants hovel, all needing one thing to keep them fed with hot meals, keep the home warm in winter and make sure that a nice hot cup of tea was available. This was the use of coal…

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Sadly, we still need oil

Posted on: June 23, 2020

Whichever way you look at it if all the oil in the world suddenly came to an end then the modern world would too. We are still, sadly, totally reliant on it for so much. It still powers our power stations (although this is decreasing) we still rely on it…

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Tree pests and what to do about them

Posted on: May 12, 2020

Trees provide a food, shelter and general habitat to so many animals and plant types  it boggles the mind. However it also means that this bio warehouse is a target for many pests as well. None of them are good news to trees. What are the most common types of…

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