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.

Residential

10 Things To Do In Your Winter Garden

Alas, the best of the weather has been had for the year and autumn is now in full flow, sweeping us through into winter. Tempting though it may be to batten down the hatches, turn your central heating on to continuous and wait until next spring before venturing out...

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Alleviate stress with a quiet garden room

Wednesday 5th November will mark the 16th  National Stress Awareness Day and this year’s theme is “Stress: the balancing act.” The focus will be upon the difficulty many of us share creating a harmonious balance between work, family, play and lifestyle. It will be...

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Halloween party ideas from The Garden Escape

It’s Halloween and time for all things spooky. If your children are too young to go trick or treating, or you’re not a fan of the activity, why not consider throwing a Halloween party for the kids at home. Here are just a few ideas to help you plan a perfectly creepy,...

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Half Term Bucket List

It is so easy to take our children’s childhood for granted and forget that they will not be young forever. Yet each day they grow older, and in the blink of an eye the time will come when they fly the nest. So don’t spend half term stressing about who to farm them out...

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Beat the weather with energy efficient Garden Rooms

After our great summer, which culminated in a wonderful September (the driest on record), autumn seems to have arrived with rather a jolt. As the nights grow longer than the days in the Northern Hemisphere, the temperature contrast between the Equator and the North...

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World Mental Health Day 10th October

Organised by the Mental Health Foundation, World Mental Health Day is an annual global celebration of mental health education, awareness and advocacy. The organisation aims to change our understanding of mental health problems and improve the future outlook for the...

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10 Jobs To Do In The Garden In October

We have been blessed with a gloriously warm and sunny September, but autumn is stealthily asserting itself. Leaves are starting to turn and fall, nights are drawing in and mornings growing ever chillier, so it’s time to dust down your rakes, carry on harvesting and...

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Work Life Week 22nd-26th September

The Working Families organisation is committed to supporting real life changes to help people better balance their work and family responsibilities, to which end they have been promoting National Work Life Week, in September, each year since 2010. The central aim of...

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Is a Granny Annexe the answer for The Sandwich Generation?

In our modern, busy lives, how we can ensure that we get the very best out of our relationship with aging family members? For, as the wise old bird Eleanor Roosevelt once commented: “Beautiful young people are accidents of nature, but beautiful old people are works of...

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Gym Germs and Other Reasons to Exercise at Home

So, we all know not to eat nuts at the bar or to help ourselves from the bowl of Imperial mints at your local Indian restaurant……if you don’t, take the advice. But how much thought have you given to the bacterial levels present on the weights, bike seats and shower...

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Time for a Picnic

With two weeks to go till the end of the summer holidays, and still plenty of sunshine up for grabs, why not get baking and creating with the children and head off for a picnic? Here are a few of our own tried and tested family favourites, which allow for everyone to...

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