30 Day Garden Challenge – The English Garden The English Garden

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30 day garden challenge

With the whole of the UK on lockdown, there has never been a better time to focus your attentions on the garden. The rewards? Fresh air, exercise and purpose, as well as a brilliant garden makeover in time for summer. Take part in our 30 day Garden Challenge so you can reap the full benefits of your plot.

Over the next month we’re inviting you to take part in our 30 day garden challenge so you can achieve the summer garden you deserve. Complete one manageable gardening task each day and share your progress using the hashtag #30daygardenchallenge. Good luck!

weed your garden

Day 1: Weed your garden

Find expert tips on how to weed your garden so it’s easier to manage but still wildlife friendly. Whether you’ve got a lawn, a patio, beds or a mixture of the three, this will set you on the right path to a pretty plot. Go

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Social distancing-friendly community activities The English Garden

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Chris Beardshaw, Frances Toase and daughter Flo

Social distancing doesn’t have to mean retreating from the community or from the natural world. The following activities are brilliant ways to stay upbeat and connected without putting anyone’s health at risk.

Take part in these community activities to remind yourself of the beauty of nature and connecting with others.

Chris Beardshaw, Frances Toase and daughter Flo

Garden Day

Nature lovers across the UK are called on to celebrate the happiness effect of gardens and plants. This year, the campaign takes place on Sunday 10 May and people are urged to celebrate at home by downing their tools, popping on a flower crown and sharing their day virtually with friends and family through video calls and social media. Just remember to use the hashtag #gardendayuk!

For more information, visit gardenday.co.uk

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RSPB Breakfast Birdwatch

The RSPB invites people to take part in

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Interior design – Simple English Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

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Life is an aesthetic gift of God and natural beauty act as a catalyst to enhance the serenity of life. In the present era of modernization where science and technology have attained impregnable heights of invention nowadays folks are smart enough to rectify available resources to enhance the pleasure of life. Interior designing is also an innovative outcome of such astounding steps of humans.
Interior designing is transforming the way of living life, methods of doing business and strategies to get more benefit from nature. It is assisting humanity in being socially and economically more strong.

Difference between interior design vs. interior decorating[change | change source]

Interior decoration is the adorning and furnishing of space with beautiful things to enhance the beauty of the area. It simply deals with using color and textures to increase the aesthetics of building it don’t deal with applying any Technical skills.

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Here’s what the Texas bathroom bill means in plain English

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SECTION 1. LEGISLATIVE FINDINGS; PURPOSE. The legislature finds that:

(1) in an effort to comply with the legislature’s duty under Section 1, Article VII, Texas Constitution, to provide for the general diffusion of knowledge and an efficient system of public schools, potentially harmful and distracting environments should be barred;

(2) the federal government’s mandate requiring Texas public schools to provide students access to restrooms, showers, and dressing rooms based on an individual student’s internal sense of gender is alarming and could potentially lead to boys and girls showering together and using the same restroom should such guidance be followed;

(3) children receiving an education in Texas public schools and open-enrollment charter schools are entitled to a safe and secure learning environment, including when using intimate facilities controlled by a school; and

(4) it is the public policy of this state that residents have a reasonable expectation of privacy when using

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What does decor mean? definition, meaning and audio pronunciation (Free English Language Dictionary)

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Pronunciation (US):    (GB): 

IPA (US): 

 Dictionary entry overview: What does decor mean? 

DECOR (noun)
  The noun DECOR has 1 sense:

1. decoration consisting of the layout and furnishings of a livable interiorplay

  Familiarity information: DECOR used as a noun is very rare.

 Dictionary entry details 

DECOR (noun)

Sense 1


Decoration consisting of the layout and furnishings of a livable interior

Classified under:

Nouns denoting man-made objects


decor; interior decoration

Hypernyms (“decor” is a kind of…):

decoration; ornament; ornamentation (something used to beautify)


decorate (provide with decoration)

decorate (make more attractive by adding ornament, colour, etc.)

 Learn English with… Proverbs 

“A fool and his money are soon parted.” (English proverb)

“When a fox walks lame, the old rabbit jumps.” (Native American proverb, tribe unknown)

“Suspicion is the sister of the wrong.” (Arabic proverb)

“Long live the headdress, because hats come and go.” (Corsican proverb)

 DECOR: related
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house – WordReference.com Dictionary of English

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Inflections of ‘house‘ (v): (⇒ conjugate)
v 3rd person singular
v pres pverb, present participle: -ing verb used descriptively or to form progressive verb–for example, “a singing bird,” “It is singing.”
v pastverb, past simple: Past tense–for example, “He saw the man.” “She laughed.”
v past pverb, past participle: Verb form used descriptively or to form verbs–for example, “the locked door,” “The door has been locked.”

WordReference Random House Learner’s Dictionary of American English © 2020
house /n., adj. haʊs; v. haʊz/USA pronunciation  
n., pl.  hous•es /ˈhaʊzɪz/USA pronunciation  v.,  housed, hous•ing, adj. 
n. [countable]
  1. a building in which people live; residence.
  2. household:In our house, my parents make decisions together.
  3. a family, including ancestors and descendants:[often:
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Simple English Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

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A bathroom (also known as a restroom, washroom, toilet or lavatory) is where people go for personal hygiene activities. This includes use of the toilet, wash their hands, brush their teeth, take a bath, or take a shower. The room may also contain a sink, often called a “wash basin”, “hair basin” or “hand basin” (in parts of the United States) and often a “lavatory.” In the United States, “bathroom” mostly means “a room containing a lavatory.” In other countries this is mostly called the “toilet”. The word “bathroom” is also used in the United States for a public toilet or “restroom.” Bathrooms also have bathroom cabinets.

Baths go back to 3,000 B.C. Usually, a town would have a special building for people to take baths, which sometimes were part of a religious ceremony. Starting in the 16th century, public baths started declining. People at this time

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