Home & Garden

The Home Genie's handy lockdown DIY hacks

We're spending more time than ever indoors, so we want to make our home a happy place to be. And for those of us who love a bit of DIY, there's no better time to do it.

Home Genie Georgina Burnett is here to teach us some easy home improvements, that even the most novice 'fixer' can do!

Sophie Prescott's cracking Easter crafts!

Easter is just around the corner, and while we may be stuck at home there’s no better time to get creative.

Crafting Queen Sophie Prescott is here to help us keep busy with some homemade decorations the family can get involved with, using everything we already have in the house!

How to protect your home against coronavirus

Coronavirus may remain viable for days on our surfaces and clothes, but are we using the best techniques and products to kill it?

Do you know the difference between cleaning and disinfecting? What temperature should you wash your clothes on? Should you be wearing gloves?

Our Queen of Clean Lynsey Crombie joins us with her top tips for cleaning yourself, your home, clothes and even your mobile phone in order to stop the spread of the virus.

Are your smart devices spying on you?

Could hackers be spying on you through your baby monitors? And is your Alexa logging every conversation you have? As the National Cyber Security Centre warns that home baby monitors and smart cameras could be accessed by cybercriminals - Alice Beer is here with the advice you need to shut them out.

Here are the top three interior trends of 2020

With the cold days and dark nights mostly spent indoors, now’s the time to give your home a well-deserved makeover. And with one in two of us crediting the act of redecorating to boosting our mood - there’s no better time to revamp that living room!

From the hottest colours to this years must-have furnishings Georgina Burnett is here to talk us through the top three interior designs we’ll be seeing everywhere.

Find a new hobby with these subscription boxes

If you’re looking for the perfect activity to keep busy during these cold winter days, Alice Beer has the solution for you.

From weekly sewing sets, to monthly gardening kits, there's a subscription box suited to everyone, and Alice is here with her pick of the best to help you find a brand new hobby in 2020.

How to beat pet obesity and get our furry friends fit

While we’re all guilty of putting on a bit of weight over the festive period, according to new research, we’re not the only ones!

Numbers suggest that 46% of dogs, and 34% of cats are clinically overweight and obese. So how can we help our pets beat the bulge?

Well, Dr Scott’s here with his fat fighting tips and advice to help get your furry friends fit this January.

David Domoney's tips for healthy houseplants

Houseplant sales have bloomed - with us Brits spending around £530 million on our potted friends each year. The Chelsea Flower Show is even introducing a houseplant category for the first time.

But how does a houseplant survive the winter and blossom in spring? David Domoney joins us from Stratford-Upon-Avon with his houseplant masterclass.