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10 Popular Christmas Houseplants

10 Popular Christmas Houseplants

CONSIDER adding these 10 popular Christmas houseplants to your collection. Amaryllis Amaryllis is a plant that has been seen in homes around Christmas time more and...
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How to avoid common lighting mistakes

MANY people don't spare much thought for the lighting in their homes and offices. This week, RTN looks at the most common lighting mistakes and...
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How to care for a Christmas poinsettia

THE poinsettia (or Mexican Flame Tree or Christmas Star, as it is also known) is synonymous with the festive season but keeping the plant...
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How to make a carnivorous bog planter

FOR a fun new twist on your typical terrarium, why not try swapping succulents for carnivorous plants? RTN talks you through how to make...
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I can frame that?

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PLANNING NEXT SUMMER’S GARDEN ALREADY

Planning next summer’s garden already

ANOTHER summer in Spain has come to an end, and perhaps you’re wishing you’d spent a little more time outside in the garden...but not...
FRUIT OR VEGETABLE WE’VE ‘BEAN’ WRONG

Fruit or vegetable? We’ve ‘bean’ wrong

MILLIONS of families in the United States of America would’ve celebrated Thanksgiving Day yesterday (Thursday) and accompanying the traditional turkey among the trimmings would...
How to make a birdseed wreath

How to make a birdseed wreath

MAKE clever use out of a Bundt pan by creating a pretty gelatine-birdseed feeder for your feathered friends. MATERIALS 3/4 cup all-purpose flour 1/2 cup...
Wallpaper types explained

Wallpaper types explained

IF YOU’RE decorating a room but don’t just want plain walls, wallpaper is the choice for you. With hundreds of colour, pattern and texture...
Make a Visual Impact

Make a visual impact

YOUR BLINDS IN SPAIN are now established at both Zoco Market and Lemon Tree Market every Sunday for all your blind and window covering...
3 REASONS WHY GARDENING IS THE THERAPY FOR YOU

Three reasons why gardening is the therapy for you

IT'S time to whip out your gardening gloves because not only are digging and weeding great exercise, a good stint of gardening boosts mental...
Clean your microwave with ease

Clean your microwave with ease

IF you haven't cleaned your microwave in a while, then you might notice a build-up of gunk. And if it's been sitting in there...
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How to refinish your dining room table

Update a dining room table easily with this material list and step-by-step instructions for refinishing a wooden table. It only takes half a day...
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How to Repot Plants

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Cleaning habits you need to get out of

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RTN’s Ultimate Stain-Removal Guide

RTN’s ultimate stain-removal guide

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Three of the best Christmas houseplants to give as gifts

Three of the best Christmas houseplants to give as gifts

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Best DIY budget kitchen projects

Best DIY budget kitchen projects

Mix and match countertops Not all surfaces have to be the same. Wood countertops are reasonably priced, easy to install and can add a tonne...
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Check out that garden shed

AN OVERWHELMING majority of people living in Spain will have their own garden, whatever the size, and every garden needs a faithful shed to...
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How dirty is your casa?

FORGET the Spring Cleaning which was a regular task when people lived in the UK.  After another Spanish summer which has probably seen many...
Is your house ready for winter

Is your house ready for winter?

EVERY year it pays off to make sure your house is ready for winter.  After the cold of last winter that ‘preventative and remedial action’...
Saving seeds from your garden for next year

Saving seeds from your garden for next year

ONCE you’ve made sure that your seeds are the right kind for saving (heirloom and open-pollinated, annuals, not cross-pollinated, fully ripe and from healthy...

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Costa Blanca beach bars to open for Easter this year

TO avoid a repeat of the situation last year, the Cartagena City Council is in the process of speeding up the awarding of the...

Costa Blanca clamps down on ‘boat parks’

PEOPLE planning to drop anchor on their small boats off part of the busy northern Costa Blanca will shortly be facing restrictions. The Ministry of...

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MARBELLA COUNCIL estimates that the promotional impact of the recent Davis Cup tie between Spain and Great Britain led to net revenues of around...

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THE RTN reported back in early January  on an accident at a pedestrian crossing in Javea that saw a Russian woman and her dog...

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Marbella FC president released on bail

ALEXANDER GRINBERG the president of Marbella Football Club has been released on bail of €750,000 which was put up by members of his family. He...

Denia boat service sailing high

THE number of passengers using the ‘La Panseta’ boat service that links the city centre of Denia with the nearby Balearia Port area has...

Serial thief caught red-handed in Alicante

A THIEF was arrested in Alicante trying his luck one more time. He was caught red-handed attempting to break into a number of slot machines...

Animal charity in southern Spain launch desperate appeal after box of puppies dumped

AN ANIMAL CHARITY has launched an appeal after a box full of puppies was dumped on their doorstep in southern Spain. Seven were left in...

Two businesses in Javea are latest victims in string of robberies

THE recent wave of robberies in Javea has continued with two more bars suffering from attacks. On this occasion, the robbers – who have caused...

Band Night is back at JoysLive

PAUL MAXWEL and his live band are back performing at JoysLive in Puerto Banus every Wednesday evening at midnight. The piano man as he is...