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How to compost meat without attracting rats!

October 14th, 2021 Sustainability

Composting is a great step towards a greener lifestyle. It, not only, reduces food waste sent to landfill, and therefore cuts down the carbon footprint of your household or business, but it produces a nutritious, chemical-free fertiliser to feed your garden. Today we are going to tell you about Bokashi,…

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Low carbon luxury chalets: how we are reducing our impact

October 7th, 2021 Sustainability

A warm, welcoming chalet is essential on a skiing holiday, but keeping our chalets toasty and running essential appliances, as well as luxury ones, like hot tubs, uses a huge amount of energy, which can come at a cost to the environment. One of the biggest challenges in our Climate…

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How to make wood chip mulch at home

September 2nd, 2021 Sustainability

In our permaculture garden, we are adopting natural, eco-friendly techniques to help our plants thrive. Vegetables and shrubs need well-hydrated, nutrient-rich soil, but bare soil can get damaged by a number of factors, such as persistent weeds, direct sunlight and drying winds. Organic mulch made from wood chips is a…

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Making Organic Plant Feed Out of Nettles

August 17th, 2021 Sustainability

What is it? Weeds are often considered a nuisance, but when prepared properly, stinging nettles have many benefits from a food source to a medicinal treatment to a garden fertilizer. Today we are sharing how to put the nutrients in nettles to good use by creating an organic liquid plant…

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Don’t let a pandemic put you off going on holiday: 4 things you may need to consider first

April 14th, 2021 Holiday Tips

As our winter season is coming to and end, we are welcoming in the lighter evenings, warmer mornings and the prospect of a summer filled with guests! Although it would be foolish to try and predict exactly when we can welcome back our guests from the UK, we feel it…

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10 new things to do in Morzine for winter 2021

December 18th, 2020 Holiday Tips

The ski season may have gotten off to a slow start across the Alps this winter, but there’s no shortage of innovation and exciting new developments in the Morzine Avoriaz ski area. Make your visit an epic one by being the first in line to discover new places to ski,…

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Ski well, be well: 8 benefits of skiing during a pandemic

November 13th, 2020 Holiday Tips

Packing for extreme weather, sorting out hire equipment, ski passes and transfers: skiing has never been the simplest of holidays. So why then, year after year for decades gone-by, have people flocked to the Alps to strap on two planks and propel themselves down a mountain? The answer is not…

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5 reasons why you should book an AliKats ski holiday in Morzine this winter

October 16th, 2020 Holiday Tips

OK, so we know it seems a bit strange to be thinking about going on holiday when most European governments are in the process of tightening restrictions. BUT, there are two little seeds of hope that we want to plant in your brain. Two seeds that might make you think…

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