After an unusually mild December, it’s finally starting to get cold outside. As animal lovers, keeping your pets safe and warm during the colder period of winter is so important and will require you to adopt different strategies depending on the weather forecast.
Although we’re sure your animals have a cosy coop or hutch to keep them snug as a bug, if you’re concerned about your furry friends, we’re here to give you some tips about how to keep them warm during the coming cold spell.
Fancy giving your dog a festive treat this holiday? Try these dog-friendly Christmas mince pies from our Ambassador Dee Dee and her owner Alex.
Made with natural ingredients, you can add cranberry and parsley for a festive feel and anti inflammatory properties or replace standard flour with coconut flour for a gluten-free high-fibre alternative.
Owning a pet is one of life’s greatest pleasures and for many of us our pets are family, offering unconditional love and companionship.
With the current cost of living crisis the price of caring for our companions is being more strongly felt and many are sadly struggling to pay for food, toys, supplies and medications.
We’ve put together a few tips for saving your pennies whilst keeping your pets safe and happy.
We've recently started working with our friends at the Oxford Sandy and Black Pig Charity, whose mission is to conserve this rare breed of pig and educate first-time pig-keepers. They've kindly written a guest post for us explaining what makes the Oxford Sandy and Black pig so special.
We are absolutely delighted to announce that we are now certified as a B Corporation (or B Corp). This means that Verm-X is joining a growing group of companies that are reinventing business by pursuing purpose as well as profit.
After a comprehensive evaluation process, we have been certified by B Lab, the not-for-profit organisation behind the B Corp movement, as having met the rigorous social and environmental standards which represent its commitment to goals outside of profit.
As the evenings shorten and the weather begins to turn, you might find that your chickens have stopped laying and have begun to moult. This shouldn’t be a cause for concern, it is an annual occurrence for most birds.Here are our top tips for making the moult as easy as possible on your chickens.
Recently, we had the pleasure of reading Sustainable Garden: Projects, insights and advice for the eco-conscious gardener by Marian Boswall, which offers helpful tips, guidance and step-by-step projects designed to help build a low-impact, considerate outdoor space.
Marian is a leading landscape architect, horticulturalist and the co-founder of the Sustainable Landscape Foundation. She was a lecturer in Historic Garden Conservation at Greenwich University for several years, and she writes and lectures on sustainable design and was awarded Garden Columnist of the Year in 2019.
She's smart, energetic and affectionate, the perfect companion to Alex and James: "We love nothing better than hiking, bouldering and wild swimming with Dee Dee by our side!"