4 Gifts Dad Will Love This Fathers Day 03/06/2020

4 Father’s Day gift ideas for Dad

With Father’s Day just around the corner we thought we’d help you out with ideas to make Father’s Day extra special this year. When it comes to gifting, we love putting ideas together for Father’s Day. It’s a great opportunity to give thanks to the father figures in our lives and the gifts are so much fun to create, especially when their hobbies, interests and favourite tipples are included! We think you’ll love our gift ideas for Father’s Day this year. 1. Make Dad a Hamper What dad wouldn’t be pleased... Read More

Featured This Month June | The Basket Company 01/06/2020
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FEATURED THIS MONTH, JUNE 2020: A FAIRY TALE HOME

Each month we handpick one talented Instagrammer and their impeccably beautiful home to be featured in our journal and on our Instagram page. We are truly inspired daily, by all the talent that we see and just have to share with you. This month we bring you “A Fairy Tale Home” by @the_koo_koo_nest_ We can honestly say that we have never seen a home quite like Kathie’s. Her home is filled with such unique décor, featuring chalky shades of pink throughout her home and her shelves cascade with vibrant, botanical green plants,... Read More

How to pull of a perfect picnic at home | The Basket Company 21/05/2020
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How To Pull Off A Perfect Picnic At Home

Picnics have got to be one of our favourite pastimes because there’s no right or wrong way to enjoy this quintessential summer tradition and as our favourite national week “National Picnic Week” approaches, we have curated some of our favourite ways to tailor a picnic (and you needn’t venture far to enjoy it) Usually a picnic is associated with an outdoor activity in the park or on the beach, however we just love the simplicity of picnics at home, especially as sometimes the weather isn’t always on our side here... Read More

Featured This Month | May 30/04/2020
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Featured This Month, May 2020: A Quintessential English Garden

Each month we handpick one talented Instagrammer and their impeccably beautiful home to be featured in our journal and on our Instagram page. We are truly inspired daily, by all the talent that we see and just have to share with you. This month we bring you “ a quintessential English garden” by @sophiahomeandlifestyle. If you’re looking for a classic English home and garden, you will certainly find all the inspiration you need within Sophia’s beautiful home and garden. Throughout her home, she has chosen such a charming and luxurious English cottage... Read More

Plants and flowers to boost the mood 22/04/2020
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Our favourite plants and flowers to boost the mood

We don’t know about you but nothing feels better than getting our hands in the soil, inhaling the fresh earthy scent and listening to the familiar sound of birdsong in the background. Gardening is featured heavily in our journal because of its many health benefits to the earth and to ourselves. Potting a little world of your own filled with fragrance from perfumed flowers and aromatic herbs is the perfect endorphin as it brings so much hope and excitement as your creations come to life. It’s important to include natural... Read More

The Importance Of Gardening 20/04/2020
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The Importance Of Gardening: For Health & Well Being

Believe it or not, gardening is extremely beneficial, not only for the earth and nature but also for you too. When you plant seeds and flowers into the ground you are providing a feeding ground for pollinators, who flit from garden to garden to seek out rich nectar and pollen. This keeps our all-important pollinators doing their job of keeping the environment stable. We are also fascinated by the fact that gardening is good for you and your health. Gardening For Health & Well being The RHS believes that being... Read More

We are still open 01/04/2020
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Keeping our staff, their families and our customers safe

To all our lovely customers, We hope you and your family and friends are well, healthy and safe. We feel we have a duty to inform you of what we are doing to keep our staff, their families and our customers safe and protected during these unsettling times that result from COVID-19. We have implemented a series of safety precautions that follow the guidance and advice that the government and Public Health England are giving. We monitor these guidelines on a daily basis to make sure we are doing everything... Read More

Featured This Month - The House Build 31/03/2020
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Featured This Month, April 2020: Garden Of Dreams

Each month we handpick one talented Instagrammer and their impeccably beautiful home to be featured in our journal and on our Instagram page. We are truly inspired daily by all the talent that we see and just have to share it with you. This month’s “Featured this month” entrant is the sensational home of Becks Doyle @thehousebuild. In 2017 Becks and her family bought the keys to their charming new home. With a stunning vision in mind for a grand extension, Becks could begin the build and design of each... Read More

Easter Egg Hunt 25/03/2020
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Easter Adventures For The Family

This year, Easter is going to be a little different and we’re taking up the Easter activities to the next level! It’s going to be the perfect opportunity to create an Easter to remember and guess what? Chocolate eggs, Easter egg hunts, hot cross buns, arts and crafts and all the other Easter activities that the children love, can all be done in the comfort of your own home! Be sure to have the camera at the ready this Easter as we have gathered some of our favourite, unique and... Read More

Hot Cross Bun Bread & Butter Pudding 17/03/2020
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Hot Cross Bun Bread & Butter Pudding

We have a very special Easter treat for you all. This month we bring you a classic English recipe with a delicious Easter twist, a hot cross bun Bread and Butter pudding. This warming dessert recipe serves 4 – 6 people and it is the perfect pudding to compliment your classic English Sunday roast dinner (especially if you add some cream or ice cream to go with it, yum!) Typically, in a regular Bread & Butter pudding you would use “day-old” bread as slightly stale it holds together better however... Read More