Cost & Finance

Building Costs and Finance can be the pitfall that stops many a self-builder or developer in their path, sometimes midway through a project. It’s important that construction budgets are created and stuck to. Our articles have helpful tips on budgeting for a self-build.


One of the most effective ways to encourage wildlife into your garden is by introducing a pond. This guide will show you how to build a pond which your local wildlife will thank you for!

how to build a pond

Here's just a few useful and fun ways you can use the shells of pistachios and other nuts instead of throwing them away

pistachio shells

Find out how to keep your sugar intake low and avoid health problems such as joint inflammation and heart disease


Patagonia's unique approach to revealing information on their manufacturing process is something all aspiring green businesses could take a tip from.