They say that green is the most soothing colour on the human eye and that being outdoors - in nature, in a park, garden or woodland - can help us to feel calmer and more relaxed.
So maybe this is why when we like to be surrounded by shades of green as it may also help us to feel more stimulated?
Discover how bringing some green plants into your home can lift the spirits
Buying your first home is likely to be pretty time-consuming; chances are it's also the most expensive purchase you have ever made - so quite stressful as well. But becoming a first time gardener doesn't have to be any of these; in fact, it’s one of the few household activities that you can do purely for fun.
Here are some easy ways to get started as a first time gardener - even in really small spaces and with a limited budget.
How to find a shared ownership home?
Finding a shared ownership home can be tricky. We have a number of homes, from apartments to houses, from our partners, but what if you can't find the home for you?
Shared Ownership property portal experts Share to Buy have some advice for you.