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The fashion brands raising money for charities and the NHS

From buying a T-shirt to wearing a pair of statement earrings, invest in something that gives back

How to learn a new musical instrument online during lockdown

Dust off old skills or pick up something new with these tutorials for piano, violin, bassoon, singing and even film-score writing

Which food subscription boxes can you still order online?

While it's currently a struggle stocking up your kitchen cupboards from the supermarkets, you can still get one of these delivered straight to your door

How to grow your own vegetables – even if you don't have a garden

Whether you have a windowsill or a sprawling patch, this is how to get started

Best apps to play games with friends during coronavirus lockdown

Interactive online games mean staying social while social distancing has never been easier

How to keep your brows in check during lockdown

They needn’t grow out of control while you can't get to a salon

How to dry your own flowers at home

It's the interiors trend all over your Instagram feed that's more eco-friendly than fresh blooms, but gives the same effect. Here is everything you need to know about doing it yourself

8 new skills to learn while in lockdown, from cooking to photography

If you’ve binged on all your favourite TV shows, made it to the bottom of your reading list or are feeling fidgety on your weekends, we’ve found the online resources you need to learn something new

10 best outdoor pizza ovens that are definitely worth your dough

Take your garden party to the next level with a gas or wood-fired unit

8 best gifts to deliver direct to friends and loved ones

Sending presents for birthdays, anniversaries or just because needn't be difficult. Stick to social distancing measures with a gift sent straight to their door

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How to improve your internet connection during lockdown

As we're relying on it more than ever before. Here's how to make sure it keeps working

14 best condiments that will spice up your home cooking

Staple sauces are losing their ground to the likes of salsa and wasbai

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Emily Clark Panic-growing: Seeds – just like toilet rolls – are disappearing fast

Gardening can keep us busy during lockdown – and might sustain us through more senseless panic-buying. But panic-growing has set in, with seed companies boarding up their online shops. Still, home-growers can bolster shocked food supply chains if they harvest their own seeds this year. Emily Clark investigates

10 best grower champagnes for fizz with personality

Independent family vineyards have been handpicking grapes to make their signature vintage wine for generations, we've chosen some favourites from the region

9 best store cupboard cookbooks for inspiration during self-isolation

From championing humble ingredients to batch-cooking on a budget, these books will help you create exciting dishes out of whatever you have in

13 best cookbooks for beginners to build confidence in the kitchen

Whether you're a novice wanting to learn the basics or keen to master something new, these are the guides you need

13 best audiobooks that provide the perfect lockdown escapism

Submerse yourself into these great reads narrated by well-known voices