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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

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

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

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

Health: 10 tips to regain energy

number one tip for getting your energy back is to know how to rest at least on the weekends, even if it means leaving out some household chores like gardening or ironing. 2- I do sports If you're feeling burnt out, you may be tempted to stop exercising or at least skip a few workouts... But be ...

08
Jan
2018

Garden: 5 good reasons to plant sunflowers

ems don't bend under the weight of the flowers. To note: the cultivation of this plant is so simple that it is often used to introduce children to gardening and introduce them to heliotropism. Indeed, before the flower opens, the plant moves to follow the sun and get maximum sunlight throughout ...

24
Sep
2021

The Pomodoro method or how to manage your time to be more productive

Why this name? Although its name may be confusing, the Pomodoro Method has nothing to do with tomatoes. It gets its name from the tomato-shaped kitchen machine that was used by the creator of this method, Francesco Cirillo. The latter developed this time management method in the 1980s when he ...

28
Sep
2021

Maison Durable : the online store for a zero waste decoration

into 7 sections: - Offering - Shopping - Preserving food - Taking care of yourself - Maintaining the house - Vegetable gardening - Baby and children The first section offers reusable gift bags and boxes, gift vouchers to be used on the site, but also discovery ...

02
Feb
2022

Gardening: 5 tips for repotting a fat plant

1- Repot on average every 2 years Mini succulents and other succulents are often grown in small containers. This is because these plants have a particular fondness for being cramped. Despite this, it is necessary to repot them, on average every 2 years for two reasons: - firstly, succulents ...

16
Feb
2022

Physical activity: 95% of French people do not move enough according to ANSES

s of daily activity that allow for movement, whether they are work activities (bike commuting and time spent standing) or leisure activities (such as gardening or shopping, for example). Conversely, spending more than 8 hours per day in a sitting position is a health risk. This sedentary time inc ...

21
Feb
2022

Brain and nature: why does nature do us good?

energy and momentarily suspends our preoccupations and inner conflicts'. Outdoor activities and contact with the natural environment, whether it is gardening or outdoor sports, provide us with positive emotions that evacuate stress and increase well-being. To learn more, we invite you to read ...

07
Mar
2022

Green plants: why put matches in the pots?

A grandmother's trick Putting matches in the pots of green plants and flowers is not a new idea. Quite the contrary, it's an old and time-honored grandmotherly trick. So, while it may seem surprising to you to plant matches in the substrate of your green plants or in your flower pots, know that ...

16
Mar
2022

Gardening: what is an epiphytic plant?

What is the definition of this word? The adjective 'epiphyte' comes from the Greek and literally means 'on the surface of plants'. Indeed, an epiphytic plant is unique in that it grows on other plants (most often trees), not in the ground. Attention: epiphytic plants should not be confused wi ...

23
Mar
2022

Gardening: caring for a tillandsia in 5 questions

1- Where to install this plant ? In the genre of Tillandsias, or daughters of the air, you're spoiled for choice with nearly 400 species of plants with leathery, evergreen foliage. These plants from the Bromeliad family, the same family as the pineapple, are quite unusual in that they don't need ...

25
Mar
2022

The lumbar belt: when to use it?

our professional activity. This device can also be used for prevention: - to prevent the onset of pain when you have to make efforts (such as gardening or carrying heavy loads) - to prevent recurrence of lumbago because its rigidity limits dangerous movements and bad postures. When ...

03
June
2022

Hygiene in summer: be careful not to over wash!

and to your place of life. Logically, an elderly person who sweats little needs to wash less than someone who is very active and plays sports or does gardening. On average, dermatologists recommend taking a lukewarm shower a day. On the other hand, regardless of your hair type, you should not was ...

30
June
2022

Indre-et-Loire : 5 good reasons to visit the Château de la Bourdaisière

ketchup but also tomato-based cosmetics and even tomato beer! 4- Gardeners are welcome As you can see, the Château de la Bourdaisière is a paradise for gardening enthusiasts... Whether you like to grow tomatoes in your vegetable garden or flowers in a pleasure garden, you will be dazzled by th ...

16
Sep
2022

How to rest your brain?

that keeps your hands or feet busy but allows you to let your mind wander is restful for your neurons. For example, it can be taking a walk, cooking, gardening or knitting ... Focus on what you like As you can see, there are many possible activities to rest your brain, so choose among your favor ...

19
Sep
2022