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Hobbies: why garden?

Gardening for crops To the question why garden, the most obvious answer is probably: to be able to harvest and eat the fruits and vegetables from your garden. In these inflationary times, growing your own vegetable garden provides inexpensive and excellent quality fruits and vegetables. If you c ...

21
Sep
2022

Gardening table: 5 criteria for choosing the right one.

Height and dimensions. Furniture designed to facilitate small sowing and repotting tasks, the gardening table must above all be functional. Therefore, the first criterion to consider when choosing one is its height. This raised table will greatly facilitate certain tasks such as cutting and repott ...

19
Apr
2023

Garden: how to avoid hand accidents?

accidents that occur each year while working, 130,000 involve hand injuries. The hands are therefore the part of the body most exposed to DIY and gardening accidents, hence the importance of knowing the right reflexes to avoid hand accidents. Read our tips below and you'll avoid spending a be ...

06
July
2022

Gardening: 5 good deals to find cheap plants.

cities organize similar events. Inquire with the municipal services responsible for green spaces in your city. 4- Small markets and big supermarkets. Large gardening stores and nurseries often display high prices. Another good way to find cheap plants is to avoid specialized stores and turn to other ...

31
Mar
2023

Gardening: why you should avoid using peat

"What is peat?" Peat is a natural material resulting from the slow decomposition of plant debris in a wet and acidic environment. It is used in gardening to lighten heavy soils and enrich them. It is also a frequently incorporated component in the bags of soil that you buy in garden centers. It is ...

05
Apr
2023

Natural Gardening: 5 simple and effective remedies for the vegetable garden.

1- Garlic against insects Garlic is an effective repellent, not only against vampires! For those practicing natural gardening without pesticides, it provides a valuable alternative solution against various types of insect pests. Garlic is the first of the 5 simple and effective remedies that you c ...

30
June
2023

"The Graines de Jardin Festival: a free and green event in Rouen."

A festive weekend. The Graines de jardin Festival is the first entirely free gardening festival in France. This plant festival has been organized every year since 2009 by the Rouen Normandy Metropolis and the City of Rouen. It brings together nearly a hundred exhibitors from France and Europe. ...

18
May
2016

The Bourdaisière Tomato Festival: the meeting place for gourmet gardeners

o discover the gastronomy of the tomato, its growing methods and the extraordinary diversity of its varieties. This festival combining gastronomy, Gardening and unusual discoveries is held the second weekend of September at the Château de la Bourdaisère. It brings together some forty exhibitor ...

24
Aug
2010

Leisure: 5 nature activities to share with children

te. You can also learn to recognize bird songs with the free Birdie Memory mobile app designed for children ages 4 and up (see link below). 2- Gardening together Among the 5 nature activities to share with children, we must of course mention gardening! Even if the garden is not as wild as the ...

26
Aug
2022

Natural gardening : how to use wormwood in the garden ?

plant, which is able to keep aphids and slugs away. How to use wormwood in infusion or decoction in the garden ? If you're interested in natural gardening and permaculture, you know that not only can you make plant combinations in the garden, but you can also prepare natural plant-based remedie ...

25
Jan
2023

Gardening: 5 tips for sharpening your garden tools.

Sharpening cutting tools such as sickles, pruning shears, grafting knives, secateurs, or hedge shears is an essential maintenance task to ensure that gardening remains a pleasure. It is normal for the blades of garden tools to dull and become less effective with repeated use. However, this is a pro ...

13
July
2023

Kitchen Garden: Phenoculture or Hay Mulching in 5 Questions

Where does the name phenoculture come from? In Latin, hay is called "faenum." Therefore, the gardening method of covering the ground with hay should be called "fénoculture" with an f. However, the French agronomist Didier Helmstetter, who discovered this method, decided to replace the "f" with "p ...

21
Dec
2023

Garden shed: how to choose it in 5 questions

a full-fledged living space. The intended use will determine the size of the shed and the necessary equipment. In order for this shed to serve as a gardening or DIY workshop, you should plan for a minimum area of ??5m2 with a ridge height of 2m. In addition, the door should have a width of at lea ...

21
May
2007

The Festival of Roses and Plants at the Villa Ephrussi de Rothschild

day, May 5, 2024, at the Villa Ephrussi de Rothschild in Saint-Jean-Cap-Ferrat. Around twenty international exhibitors (rose growers, nurserymen, and gardening professionals) will set up in the villa's gardens for the weekend. Numerous activities will also be offered for both adults and children: ...

02
May
2012

"The Chantilly Plant Days"

12th, 13th, and 14th, 2023 in the English Garden of the Chantilly estate. This year's spring theme is the Gourmet Garden: an opportunity to combine gardening and cooking! For 3 days, the pleasure of tasting garden produce, raw, in fritters, in decoction or in jam will be discussed. As for perenn ...

04
May
2016

Health: 5 Tips for a Spring in Full Swing

to it without delay! It's naturally easier to engage in physical activity when the weather improves. Even if you're not an athlete, at least do some gardening, walking, or cycling. Physical activity is an essential component for a healthy spring. So put on your sneakers or gardening boots and resum ...

21
Mar
2019

8 steps to non-gardening

st we can do is allow our tidy lawns and gardens to return to a more natural state. We often talk about 'rewilding,' but I've also seen the term 'non-gardening' - which emphasizes the 'gardening' part. We don't need to stop gardening, per se, something many of us love, we just need to do it with a n ...

18
May
2020

Phacelia: 3 good reasons to plant this flower in your garden

1- It is easy to grow Tansy leaf phacelia or Phacelia tanacetifolia is a favorite flower of natural Gardening enthusiasts. It must be said that this annual herbaceous plant, which is a friend of bees, has multiple virtues to appeal to gardeners. Simply browse it during the spring to see this pla ...

08
June
2022

Garden: 5 good reasons to stop mowing the lawn

you don't regularly mow these melliferous grasses. 3- The lawn is a refuge for biodiversity Following the same logic, if you are concerned about Gardening naturally and welcome biodiversity in your garden, you should no longer mow the lawn! You may not know it, but grass is a refuge for wild ...

15
June
2022

5 tips to burn calories without sport

doing housework is one of the 5 tips for burning calories without sports, although some would say it's not the most fun activity... 3- Doing some gardening Anyone lucky enough to have a garden knows that maintaining a little piece of greenery is a great way to exercise and keep your figure. G ...

01
Dec
2022