TG Escapes Blog – Residential

The latest articles from the TG Escapes team. Read on to keep up to date on the latest innovations and stories in the world of modular eco building for residential purposes.


International Dawn Chorus Day

Spring is advancing at full throttle, with trees bursting into leaf and bluebells carpeting our woodland floors, and the birds are feeling perky and chirpy, particularly at dawn! International Dawn Chorus Day is the worldwide celebration of nature’s daily miracle....

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It’s National Gardening Week

When gardeners garden, it is not just plants that grow,  but the gardeners themselves.  -   Ken Druse This week, from 13th April until 19th April 2015, the RHS will once more be curating the UK’s annual campaign to celebrate all things green and marking four years...

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Easter Serenity in your own Garden Annexe

Sing a song of sixpence A pocket full of rye Many free from (meat, dairy, gluten) varieties Baked in some pies When the pies were opened The littlies start to shout Yuk I’m not eating that While Gramps suggests a clout The aunts were in the dining room Bickering about...

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Beat the Energy Suppliers with an efficient Garden Room

The world oil price has plummeted by more than 50% since last June and wholesale costs to energy suppliers have been slashed. During the years of rising oil prices and costs, retail energy prices were very quick to respond, but are proving woefully sticky on the...

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Getting Ready for Spring in the Garden

Day by day, dawn is rising ever earlier and dusk descending a little later. Daylight hours are on the up and if you brave the elements and take a stroll around your garden, you will find that nature’s pioneers are already leading the way into spring.  Snowdrops are...

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Is your New Year Resolution to keep fit?

Amongst the top 50 New Year resolutions are a desire to learn to knit, to break a world record and to have cosmetic surgery. But assuming you are not planning on radical facial reconstruction, followed by a prolonged recovery period during which you attempt to knit...

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Happy Christmas

It hardly seems possible that another whole year is almost over, but we are most definitely hurtling towards 2015 with that lightning fast rapidity that the countdown to Christmas always creates.  We hope that 2014 has been good to you all…we at the Garden Escape have...

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National Tree Week 29th November to 7th December 2014

First launched in 1975, National Tree Week is the UK’s largest annual tree celebration, always timed to coincide with the beginning of the winter tree planting season. It represents a great opportunity for communities to do something positive for their local tree...

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Its Raining Again

Having just returned from an exceptionally soggy walking expedition with the dog (even he had had enough by the end of it!) I thought I’d take a quick look at the long range weather forecasts for this winter and gingerly crossed my fingers in the hope that we are not...

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