The decline of garden gnomes

Over the past 10 years, sales of garden gnomes have declined rapidly with fewer and fewer gardeners buying these quirky little people for their garden. Gnomes date back to Roman times but the version we see today originated in Germany in the early 19th century and are known as Gatenzwerge (garden dwarf). They were brought […]

Garden Trends for 2021

We are seeing more people getting into gardening in 2021 due to more time over the pandemic.  So here are the latest trends for this year. A haven for wildlife: This year sees us creating little havens for birds, insects, and small animals. People are planting more and more wildflowers within their gardens. Bees: Besides […]

Top Shops for Garden and Patio Furniture

Choosing the right garden furniture is very important as it needs to be of good quality, durable and aesthetically appealing. You want your garden or patio furniture to look great, be comfortable and be able to withstand the elements. No garden furniture is cheap but there is a marked distinction in the quality available, so […]

Will the High Street Survive the Pandemic?

In the years leading up to COVID, the High Street was already facing troubles, with less business and an uncertain future. Then a pandemic hit which brought in restrictions, fear and forced closures. Many smaller businesses that were reliant on a high street location have either had to close or convert to online shopping. The […]

Choosing a Gazebo

Spring and summer are soon approaching and that means spending more time outdoors! If you are looking for a way for enjoying your garden more this year, consider purchasing a gazebo for your patio or garden. Gazebos are an incredible multi-purpose investment that help to improve your outdoor experience, but it can be difficult to […]

Xbox Mobile Gaming Accessories

Are you looking for an awesome gift for an Xbox Gamer? Finally, after 19 years of gaming, Xbox have released their first mobile gaming accessories, in September. Gamers are excited to now take their favourite Xbox games anywhere through the use of cloud gaming. The cloud gaming does however require a subscription with Xbox Game […]

High Street Sales 2020

In general, retail sales have now risen above pre-pandemic levels, since July, however the statistics show that many High Street shops are still struggling. Online sales have lowered slightly since the ease of lockdown restrictions but they are still more than 50% higher than in February. Due to the higher volumes of internet shopping, many […]