Zoom making you tired? Turn your desk into a secret garden.

We're all familiar with the generic wallpapers Zoom provides to brighten up the virtual room, but, the next time you're peering at the shimmering outlines of your colleagues against swaying palm trees and breaking waves on a Caribbean island, think about how great it would be to have your own secret garden right there on your desk. I tried it this week, and it's gorgeous!

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Hydroponics – the perfect winter gift for geeky gardeners. TIP 5/7 Series 2

It's too late\early in the year to be planting much outside, but if you know any geeky gardeners you might want to get them a hydroponics kit for Christmas. No mud but lots of horticultural thrills. Hydroponics is a method of growing plants using mineral nutrient solutions, in water, without soil, or sometimes in an inert … Continue reading Hydroponics – the perfect winter gift for geeky gardeners. TIP 5/7 Series 2

TIP: Stroke an animal. Tend a plant.

Did you stroke an animal today? Tend a plant? Seek out a ray of sunlight and raise your face to its warmth? As Autumn creeps into the Northern hemisphere, I've collected seven practical tips to help find your tech/nature balance. They're going out one a day for seven days. This is the fourth. Please share! … Continue reading TIP: Stroke an animal. Tend a plant.