Come January, one by one, our once pride of place Christmas trees will be left out in the cold to await their fate. This sorry sight of branches spiking from wheelie bins will soon be a thing of the past if we all choose to follow one of these 5 ideas.
Around 6 million Christmas trees are sold in the UK each year, and the Local Government Association estimates that the …Read More
Everyone loves a real tree at Christmas! The excitement of choosing it, the smell of the fresh pine filling the room, it really is a wonderful tradition not to be tampered with.
Bakker.com are making it even more special this year as they are delivering them straight to your door! Imaging all the wonderful parts of having a real tree without having to cram it into your car! Simply choose your …Read More
Who doesn’t love to see bright-yellow daffs bobbing about in the sharp spring breeze? It’s a loud, proud sign that summer is on it’s way and we are very ready for the warmth of the sun to shine down on to us once again.
The Daffodil Society was established in 1898 for all who are interested in and appreciate the stunning Genus Narcissus, (the botanical name of this much loved flower).
The …Read More
If you have limited space for a garden at home but you do have a blank wall or fence that needs some life adding to it, then you should think about creating a vertical garden. It doesn’t matter how big or small an area you have, this type of garden can be versatile in its design, both in size and plants. Similarly, people create vertical gardens when they haven’t got …Read More
A growing number of people in the UK are discovering the joys of gardening. In a study of 2,000 British homeowners, a third of young people said that they love to garden, with most spending around £747 to improve their outdoor spaces. As the gardening movement grows, it is expected that more young Brits will be spending more time and effort to enhance their garden in preparation for next year. Recently, …Read More
Just like myself, most gardeners worry about their plants when there is threat of frosts. Frost can damage, harm and kill crops. There are some things you can do though for protecting plants from frost.
Frost often happens when the night is still and clear, when air temperature is almost freezing. When temperature is almost freezing, the plant’s surface temperature has a tendency to dip below freezing point. Under this situation …Read More
Back in March this year I was approached by Rachel Morgan from Bakker’s marketing department and asked if I wanted them to run a competition for my many Twitter followers. Not really sure what it would involve I said why not. Little did I know how successful it would be for Bakker, myself and the lucky winner of the £50 box of goodies, Jane Rogers!
Nor did I realise too that …Read More
Led Zeppelin is on in the back ground and the coffee table is swamped by a Swiss cheese plant… No you haven’t just stepped back in time, the 1970’s style is set to take interiors by storm this year ( and Zeppelin never went away).
From shag pile rugs, to colourful velvet sofas and house plants in abundance, there’s something to excite everyone about this fun 70s décor style revival.
So, dust …Read More
It’s the Wimbledon final and time to be ironically British! Strawberries and cream are the done thing, however here at Bakker UK we fancied a touch of decadence this Sunday!
I am blessed to have several well established strawberry plants in my garden fruiting abundantly in the Lincolnshire sunshine! These will certainly come in handy with this recipe.
This simple strawberry pudding is a mixture of strawberries layered with whipped cream, shaved …Read More