Winter gardening tips and tricks

These winter gardening tips and tricks can help you prepare your garden for the cold snap and make sure you're ready when the warmth returns.
November 12th, 2018|Cleaning Tips, In the Garden|

Autumn leaves: Top Tips to enjoy them

We look at different ways to enjoy the rich colours of autumn leaves.
October 27th, 2017|Family, In the Garden|

Coffee grounds: Useful uses

Most people have heard of coffee grounds being useful to get rid of the smell of garlic on hands but did you know that there are so many other useful uses for coffee grounds in the home? MOLLY MAID, the professional house cleaners, explain how:

Cooking pans: As coffee grounds have a rough texture, they are […]

Gardening tasks for September

September is traditionally that time of year when your garden needs a little attention after a productive summer. Some of your plants will be dying back, others will need pruning and dead-heading, the weeds will need to be dealt with and the grass could do with some care.  MOLLY MAID, the professional domestic cleaning company, […]

September 8th, 2017|In the Garden|

Lavender: How to harvest?

If you have a good crop of lavender in your garden and haven’t considered harvesting lavender before, you really should! For centuries, lavender has been used for all sorts of purposes. All lavender is fragrant and fantastic for medicinal, cosmetic, and culinary uses. Lavandula angustifolia, in its many varieties, are low maintenance and drought tolerant […]

September 1st, 2017|Family, In the Garden, In the Home|

Top Tips for garden shed declutter

It’s been a busy time for garden sheds over the summer and no doubt, children and pets have had added to the slight chaotic state which your garden shed finds itself in. With the darker evenings setting in and with Autumn upon us, now is the time to do a garden shed declutter and show […]

August 30th, 2017|In the Garden, Organization Tips|

How to throw an impromptu BBQ party

With the last bank holiday week-end of the year fast approaching and with shorter nights drawing in, it’s time to throw an impromptu BBQ party. You can make it for as many, or as few of you as you like, but one thing is certain: it doesn’t have to be complicated! Remember family and friends […]

August 25th, 2017|Family, In the Garden, In the Kitchen|

Creating outside seating

Struggling with outside seating? Then, think upcycling as a possible solution! Summer is a time when we tend to use our outdoor spaces for entertaining and making the most of the lighter evenings. However, finding additional outside seating to suit and fit in with your surroundings can sometimes be a struggle. Instead of spending vast […]

July 19th, 2017|In the Garden|

How to transform a small outside space

While small gardens, terraces, decking and patios undoubtedly come with their own set of design challenges, even the most economical of areas can be transformed into an outdoor haven. MOLLY MAID, the house cleaning professionals, have some suggestions to inspire you and help you to transform a small outside space into a haven of tranquillity:

Walls […]

July 14th, 2017|Family, In the Garden|

How to keep insects under control

Given half the chance, we all enjoy an opportunity to spend time outdoors in the garden, whether it is enjoying a drink, having fun or eating. However, sooner or later some sort of insect or bug, whether a wasp, flying ant or fly will attempt to disturb the peace! The house cleaning experts at MOLLY […]

June 28th, 2017|In the Garden, In the Home|