Those of you who know the Quality Unearthed brand, understand our ethos of green living and know how proud we are of our Welsh roots; therefore, any news that put Wales on the map for being a leader in sustainable living and conservation is a big tick with us!
Whether you are considering living in a yurt for eco-reasons, to cut down costs or simply to try something new, our ‘how to live in a yurt’ blog will unveil all of the wonderful aspects that this lifestyle entails. It doesn’t matter whether this is simply going to be your summer retreat or your full-time home, you’ll certainly find it an interesting read. Our 10-step guide will help you to make an informed decision on whether living in a yurt is for you. If you decide that it is for you, our guide can help you to make the right preparations for your new lifestyle so that you get the full level of enjoyment from your new, unique home!
What is hygge?
Hygge, pronounced ‘hoo-ga’, is the Danish term for ‘well-being’. This new trend that has swept across the UK and beyond, is the concept of going back to basics and living a comfortable and sustainable existence in order to promote healthy well-being.
Was one of your New Year’s goals to live a greener life? Making your garden more wildlife friendly is just one step you can take to contribute to the great outdoors, so we’ve got a guide to give you a helping hand in the garden.
It’s that time of year again folks, the time to make significant changes to aspects of your life you’re not completely happy with for a healthier and happier self. That’s if you stick to them at least. One popular New Year’s resolution for 2017 is to be more eco-friendly in the upcoming year. A great way to kick start this goal is by swapping the yearly Benidorm trip for a stay in our beautiful eco cabins. Here are our top 8 green resolutions for you and your family to try out in 2017:
Winter is a wonderful time to get outside and enjoy nature in such a beautiful season, so why not incorporate this with an attractive seasonal craft project that the whole family can get involved with and make an Xmas wreath from foraged materials?
The UK’s public are in agreement with the EU in that they want heightened levels of environmental protection. This is particularly good news for the UK’s wild bee populations along with our exciting natural wild places, a fresh report compiled by Friends of the Earth and YouGov has revealed.
People’s Trust for Endangered Species (PTES), a UK-based wildlife charity has released the most recent factor in its continued orchard conservation programme: an interactive community orchard map, which lists in the region of 400 community orchard groups that are scattered around the UK.
In case you didn’t know, today (April 22nd) is Earth Day, an internationally celebrated day with a desire to inspire, challenge ideas, ignite passion and motivate people to action when it comes to looking after this precious little planet we call home.