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The warm air of spring provides the optimum time to introduce new flooring into the home as we start to welcome the outside in. Sarah Hammill looks at four styles to make your flooring flourish

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Monday, March 6, 2017

Essex Life speaks to Nigel Hollis, a senior design consultant for Hutton Kitchens in Billericay, who talks us through an iconic design for a stunning and contemporary kitchen

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Monday, March 6, 2017

Andrew Loveday, sales & marketing director for Essex-based homebuilder Countryside, explains how a developer can help if you have a home to sell

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Monday, February 20, 2017

Whatever the size or style, your bedroom is your haven and should be treated as such. Sarah Hammill picks out four ways to create a cosy, relaxing zone for a peaceful slumber

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Monday, February 6, 2017

The kitchen is regularly referred to as being the heart of the home and increasingly is used as a space to dine too. Sarah Hammill picks out inspiring styles to entice diners to the table

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Monday, March 20, 2017

The Victorian Kitchen Garden at Audley End provides great inspiration and is a delightful place to visit in order to witness the joys of spring bursting into life.

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Monday, February 27, 2017

Lynne Moore has turned her enthusiasm for growing plants into a thriving business so Philippa Pearson went to visit her nursery in Billericay to find out more about her life’s journey and her passion for plants

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Monday, October 31, 2016

This time of year is ideal for discovering a stunning display of vibrant colour as trees change into their dazzling autumn mantle. Philippa Pearson discovers the best places in Essex to see autumn colour as well as picking out some top trees for your own garden

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Monday, October 24, 2016

Beeches Nursery, at Ashdon near Saffron Walden, offers a tempting collection of plants to suit everyone and is the perfect place for an education in horticulture, as Philippa Pearson discovers

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Monday, August 15, 2016

Changing times in the life of Paul Schramm have seen him turn from being a pig farmer to now being a dahlia grower in his garden at Latchingdon, near Chelmsford. Philippa Pearson gets her Wellies on to catch up with him.

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