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As the weather gets cooler, Matthew Biggs offers 5 tips on what to do in the greenhouse to ensure you’re ready for winter.

How can you maximise storage space in a small house or flat? We spoke to Lorelei Firbank, franchisee of Sliderobes Ipswich, to find out.

Got a glut of apples? Hannah Stephenson has great ideas for using them up - from jelly and juice to dried snacks

A five bedroom detached family home which is set on 2.25 acres of land is for sale - watch our video tour of the property.

Green Island Gardens has its Autumn Colour Weekend − a real treat for the senses. And it’s raising money for charity, too

Are you trying to get your foot on the property ladder? Here are homes which have recently gone on the market for up to £140,000, including one-bedroom flats in Ipswich and three-bedroom houses in Lowestoft.

‘Historical caretakers’ have preserved the original radiators of a Victorian hospital to create a traditional feel to the new homes at Belgrove Place as we discovered when we took a sneaky peak inside the new properties.

Looking for a new home? If you have around £250,000 to spend, what you can buy varies around Suffolk and north Essex - from a thatched cottage near Sudbury to a brand-new house in Leiston.

East Anglian farmers and land managers should start preparing their budgets without the direct payment element in order to ready themselves for life post-Brexit, land agents advise following the publication of the government’s much-anticipated and environment-heavy Agriculture Bill this month.

It’s back to black as Hannah Stephenson admires noir plants to create contrast and focal points in your outside space.

Watch our video of this £500,000 Victorian property which has a wine store and a walk in wardrobe.

A farm that was once home to an East Anglian agricultural machinery entrepreneur is being offered up for sale with a guide price tag of more than £2.1m.

Two ‘rare’ pockets of former parkland and woodland near Woodbridge with freehold guide prices of £160k and £210k are set to be auctioned off.

Half a million pounds is an enviable house-hunting budget, but just what can you get for your money around Suffolk and into Essex? Well, a townhouse in Ipswich or a five-bedroom detached home in Colchester.

One of the largest agricultural businesses in the UK, which is based across Suffolk, Essex and Cambridgeshire, is up for sale for the first time in its 100-year history.

How to ripen your tomatoes before it is too late and winter sets in

Take a look inside this spacious property which has a snug, fruit trees and space for a hammock in the garden.

Rental owners are being warned their properties could be at risk from urban drug dealers moving into rural Suffolk.

Here’s a look at some of the properties you could buy for around £300,000 in East Anglia, with options ranging from a gorgeous thatched cottage to a super-modern flat.

Looking for a brand-new and affordable home within easy reach of Liverpool Street? City Park West in Essex is the answer

Autumn is bulb-planting time, so splash out on some more unusual bulbs which will add a riot of colour and form to your garden in Spring

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Keen to live in an affordable brand-new home? Looking for a modern home within an easy commute of London? City Park West in Chelmsford is the answer – and ideal for first-time buyers taking their first steps towards home ownership.

Do you get twitchy as autumn approaches and the number of gardens opening to the public drops off? Remember there’s a super garden open every day – even Christmas Day

A three floor home which looks out onto Felixstowe beach is currently on the market - watch our video tour of the residence.

There’s an endorsement on the village website: ‘we go to a lot of open gardens events and this is the best’. High praise. We can judge for ourselves soon

A beautifully designed cottage is currently on the market in Ipswich - could this be the house of your dreams?

They resemble pubs, tents and black cabs, but one of these sheds could win £1,000 - and a giant crown.

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