Category Archives: Rattan News

Why We Need Rain

By | July 16, 2018

In the UK, if there is one thing we are usually glad to see the back of, it is endless grey, dull days of rain. Several days of damp weather feel endless. But what we need to remember is just how valuable this rain is to us here in the UK. It is the ingredient… Read More »

How to REALLY Enjoy the Sun

By | June 29, 2018

(Without putting your skin at risk!) When the sun finally makes an appearance in the UK, we tend to throw caution to the wind, spending hours lapping up the warm rays without a second thought to how it may be damaging our skin. Sun IS good for you but… … like most things in life,… Read More »

Selling Your Home – Hot Staging Tips

By | June 22, 2018

When the property market is sluggish or your end of the market is full of similarly priced properties, your home needs to stand out in order to sell. There are many things that put people off making an offer but before you even get to that stage, you need to ensure your property shines right… Read More »

Garden compost and potting compost – why you need both

By | April 18, 2018

Use compost! But which one, garden compost or potting compost? You need both in the garden and we help you make the right choice with this post. Garden compost Garden compost is homemade from anything that will rot down, usually a mixture of mostly kitchen and garden waste plant material. Find out how to make… Read More »

Home Owners Checklist

By | April 16, 2018

There is a reason why the majority of people say that moving home is one of the most stressful times in your life. Not only is there are a variety of things to think about and plan for, but you need to ensure that you organise yourself, your family and your belongings too. Whether it… Read More »

The art of feng shui and how balancing energy can benefit you

By | April 16, 2018

Feng shui (pronounced ‘fung-shoo-way’) is an ancient Chinese philosophy stemming from Taoist beliefs about nature and life. At its heart is a simple idea: that when your personal energy is in tune with nature and your environment, then you will benefit. Balanced and properly circulating energy results in a healthy, happy and prosperous life. Luck… Read More »

Bees need your garden space! How your garden can support them

By | April 15, 2018

Honey bees have had a bad winter (along with many of us). Their colonies were caught short of food when gardens were under snow. So this year, more than ever, honey bees need you to share your garden space with them. What about bumblebees? Bumblebees are tougher than honey bees, but the hard winter will… Read More »