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  • floral country cottage garden lawn summer house and floral beds

    Trim and bouff your garden

    Hey you, sparko on your sunlounger! Your summer garden needs a tidy up. Here's where to focus your green-fingered efforts (or get someone else in to do it!).

  • GARDEN House Hurst Berkshire mature garden lawn main brick house

    Property flirt’s baaaack

    Is there anything more fun than nosing around other people's houses, imagining yourself in situ and guessing the price? Er, nope! Let the snooping commence.

  • Smart Infused füd flatlay of chilli con carne ingredients

    No fuss brain fuel

    Schools out for summer and we're grilling nutritional therapist Jo Saunders on how to boost your kids' brain power, mood and energy levels through food. No cooking experience necessary. Winning!

  • Waitrose gin tasting? We’re in!

    Brand new, this service from Waitrose combines our favourite things - gin, friends and hanging out at home. See how Muddy's Ed-in-Chief, Hero Brown, got on and book up pronto this summer, it's a blast!

  • 137 Gin Lumber's Bartholomew Berkshire Dry, London dry, Country Garden and Navy Strength

    A Berkshire gin crawl

    Have paracetamol on standby and sample local gins within staggering distance – we may even sway over the borders *hic*. Ready for your first double?

  • Art meets interiors

    I've got my eye on this gorgeous graphic cushion, part of Habitat's new collaboration with supercool artist Quentin Jones. Wanna see more?

  • White corrugated wall and pot with flowers

    Fast fixes for lazy gardeners

    The Muddy jardin is a sorry state right now after about, ooh, three years of neglect. Sound familiar? But all is not lost! Here's how to create an fab garden in a flash.

  • Aubergine and vegan cheese schnitzel recipe on black plate

    Are you vegan curious?

    If you're toying with ditching meat and dairy, try out this vegan recipe for dinner this week – aubergine schnitzel with magic "cheese" by Chalfont St Peter-based Food From Four. Ooh, clever

  • Heston Blumenthal's HInd's Head Bray Choux trifle Pub in the park

    Hind’s Head choux bun trifle

    Fancy a technical challenge? We're cranking up the skills to recreate The Hind's Head-Pub In The Park choux bun trifle at home. On your marks, get set BAKE!

  • BMW Z4 2019 silver on road past stop sign

    Vrooom! A car with zig-a-zig-ah

    Spice up your life with something sleek and sporty – sadly Posh has her mitts on David Beckham, so we'll have to settle for the brand new BMW Z4.

  • Bright and beautiful

    Field and Hawken's vibrant outdoor furniture is all about the fun and sun. Let's celebrate Spring with their stunning seating.

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