YTC Life

  • Craft Corner - All About Easter

    Easter Who else is EGG-cited for easter? Since the pandemic, we have loved any excuse to decorate our houses for an occasion and what better time ...
  • 7 Tips for Loving and Caring for your Winter Garden

    Everyone loves a garden in the summer when you can sit outside sipping on a cold drink underneath a warm, blue sky. But when the weather turns colder and the dark nights draw in, gardens are often neglected.

  • Chitting Potatoes with the Whole Family

    Chitting potatoes is a great activity for getting the whole family involved. The process of chitting potatoes is essentially forcing seed potatoes into growth before planting. Not only is it fun to do but it also promotes an increase on your annual potato harvest.
  • 5 Tips and Tricks for Creating the Perfect Fire

    There’s nothing better than getting cosy in front of a roaring fire when it’s cold and wet outside. The warmth, the sound, and the light from a fire all make for the perfect winter setting. So with that in mind, just how do you get the perfect indoor fire this year?
  • Choosing the Right Water Butt

    In the warmer months our gardens can quickly use over 100 litres of tap water every single day, and when you’re on a water metre that adds an unne...
  • Craft Corner - All About Christmas

    Here at YTC, it is never too early for the C word. That’s right…CHRISTMAS. We love everything about the festive season. This year, we have a new tradition for you to introduce to your family, crafting! We have lots of ideas for you to make by yourself, with a partner or with children.
  • Craft Corner - All About Halloween

    Its spooky season!! Whether you are looking for crafts to make with your children or looking for something to prepare for your Halloween party, we have lots of different crafts to sink your fangs into!
  • Craft Corner - All About Autumn

    Hello Autumn! Now that summer is over and the Children have gone back to school we can start thinking about the most exciting part of the year… Autumn!
  • Craft Corner - All About Summer

    For this months craft corner, I have tried to think of crafts that are suitable for both adults and children as it is the summer holidays. Why not get children involved in making things? If the weather is good (fingers crossed) take it outside and enjoy the sun! If its raining crafting is the perfect rainy day activity.
  • Craft Corner - All About Cards

    What better way to show someone you are thinking about them than giving them a lovingly made greeting card? You can make a card for any occasion. They can be as simple or as elaborate as you would like. You can personalise them to the person you are making the card for, that could be by including their name, their favourite colours or animal. Once you have thought of a design, there are a few things to do before starting: prep the card, get all your equipment together and practice any drawing or writing.
  • Getting Your Garden Ready For Summer

    With the weather really starting to hot up, what better time than now to get your garden ready for all the fun that’s going to hit it. By acting early, it will allow you to maximise the time you can spend outside soaking up the glorious sunshine and enjoying being out in your very own piece of nature.

  • Craft Corner - All About Weddings

    Weddings, how we have missed you!! Planning a wedding can be incredibly stressful (and expensive!!). An easy way of saving some money is to make some of the decorations yourself. Personal touches at weddings are always the best part. The details that go into the handmade decorations make them so much more special. Whether you are planning your own wedding or helping friends or family plan theirs, we have come up with a few easy DIY crafts that can be adapted to suit every style of day.
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