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Seed Bombs: How to Make Seed Bombs?

What is a seed bomb? Despite their name, "seed bombs" are peaceful and perfectly harmless. They are balls about the size of a ping-pong ball, made up of a mix of seeds, compost, and clay. Their shape allows them to be thrown into abandoned urban areas like wastelands to grow flowers. These small c ...

30
Mar
2016

How to germinate a lychee seed?

lean it. To clean lychee pits, remove as much flesh as possible and then soak them for 24 to 48 hours in room temperature water. Soaking softens the seed's coat and facilitates germination. Step #2: Place the pit in an airtight container. It is often heard that it's very easy to germinate a lychee ...

28
Dec
2023

Peasant Seeds: 5 Things to Know About the Craft of Seed Artisanry

Seed producers possess artisanal expertise. Even though the term "artisan seed producer" may initially seem surprising, it is perfectly justified since professionals in this sector possess artisanal know-how. They have, in particular, technical mastery of tools such as the sieve, which is essential ...

05
Apr
2024

Garden: 5 things you need to know about farmers' seeds

1- They are produced by the farmers themselves Unlike seeds produced by the seed industry, farmers' seeds are the seeds traditionally produced by farmers and gardeners, for their own needs or for their relatives. While seed creation has long been left to the multinational seed industry, such as ...

22
Sep
2021

The foxtail: a dangerous grass for dogs.

same direction has earned these plants the nicknames "traveler foxtail" or "crazy oat". What symptoms should alert you? Depending on where the grass seed attaches, it can cause different symptoms in a dog: • limping and localized redness when a grass seed has entered between the paw pads ...

05
May
2023

Sprouted Seeds: Which Seeds to Grow?

Alfalfa Alfalfa is a staple in the sprouted seed section of health food stores. Behind this exotic name, which comes from Anglo-Saxon countries, hides a seed that is very widespread in France: alfalfa! Unlike other seeds such as lentils or buckwheat, alfalfa is only edible in its sprouted form. Th ...

13
May
2024

Quinoa with winter vegetables: a tasty and easy recipe

y, it makes this side dish much more flavorful, fragrant and colorful... in short, much more appetizing to anyone who is reluctant to try this little seed! 1- Peel and slice the shallot. 2- Peel and wash the carrot, then grate it with a large-hole grater. 3- Measure the quinoa and rinse it ...

09
Sep
2022

Nutrition: 5 Things to Know About Sprouted Seeds

Sprouted seeds are superfoods. Even though they are often used in restaurants to add volume to a presentation, sprouted seeds are not merely decorative. On the contrary, they are so nutrient-rich that they are considered superfoods. As their name suggests, these are edible seeds that have begun to ...

28
Mar
2024

Sliced turkey with mustard seeds: an easy recipe

Ingredients Here are the ingredients needed to make a Turkey Sliced with Mustard Seeds for 4 people: 4 turkey fillets 20 cl of whole cream (or vegetable) 1 tablespoon of Dijon mustard 1 tablespoon of mustard seeds 15 g butter (or vegetable margarine) salt Preparation This Mustard Seed T ...

16
Sep
2022

How to cook millet and enjoy its benefits?

What are the benefits of millet? Millet is an edible seed from the plant Panicum miliaceum, an annual herbaceous plant from the Poaceae family. Consumed as a starch, hulled and pearled millet has the dual advantage of being gluten-free and very digestible. It is suitable for people who suffer from ...

04
June
2024

Garden shed: how to choose it in 5 questions

- Racks where the most frequently used tools can be placed within reach - Shelves on which pesticides can be stored out of reach of children - A drawer for seed packets - A foldable shelf on which you can prepare seedlings and repot plants. 5- What materials to choose? A garden shed can be made of ...

21
May
2007

The Seychelles: a heavenly destination

this destination is not only characterized by its incredible beauty. It is also a preserved Space for endemic species as unique as the world's largest seed (the famous Coco de mer), the jellyfish tree, or the Seychelles Song Magpie and Seychelles Warbler (which are among the rarest birds in the wor ...

23
Sep
2008

Stuffed eggplants: a delicious recipe.

readcrumbs - olive oil - 1 kg of ripe tomatoes - Herbes de Provence - salt and pepper Note: We recommend choosing small eggplants as they have fewer seeds. You should plan for two eggplants per person. Preparing eggplants Preparing stuffed eggplants takes time, but it offers a complete and deliciou ...

02
Sep
2009

Columbine: 5 Things to Know About This Beautiful Spring Flower

eously and abundantly. These wandering flowers can appear spontaneously in the most unexpected places, including in your vegetable garden! Spontaneous seedlings yield surprising results. Columbines require little maintenance. It is simply a matter of cutting off the spent flowers as they fade. At t ...

25
July
2012

Pasta with beans: an easy recipe

or the pasta. 1- Shell the fava beans. If they are small, you can leave them as is. If they are large, remove a layer to keep only the tender, green seed inside. 2- Plunge the fava beans into a pot of boiling salted water to blanch them. 3- Drain them as soon as the water returns to a boil and se ...

16
May
2014

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

ardin des plantes (by registration only). Workshops and visits - Stuffed Vine Leaves Workshop - Gourmet Bouquets - Compose your bouquet garni - From seed to plant - Discovering carnivorous plants - Bees and honey plants in the garden - Fun activities on fruits and vegetables - Potting workshop Sho ...

18
May
2016

Avocado toast with salmon: an easy recipe

Ingredients Here are the ingredients needed to make avocado toast for 4 people: 4 slices of country or seed bread fresh cheese such as Philadelphia or Saint-Morêt 2 ripe avocados 4 slices smoked salmon fresh or dried dill 1 organic lemon Preparation 1- Lightly toast the bread slices in ...

18
Feb
2022

The pear and honey cake: a gourmet recipe

0 100 g flour T65 half a sachet of yeast 50 g of sugar 3 eggs 10 cl of milk 3 tablespoons of olive oil Preparation of the pears 1- Peel and seed the pears. Cut the pears into large cubes. 2- Melt the butter in a pan, add the diced pears and cook over medium heat for 5 minutes. 3- Add ...

20
Apr
2022

Tips for Successful Salads

with it will not be the same. When it comes to choices, the basic possibilities can seem endless: salad, rice, pasta, wheat, beans, potato, couscous seed and even less common ingredients like dandelions or quinoa. If anything goes and only your creativity will be the limit in creating your salad ...

30
May
2022

Fruit quinoa: a fresh dessert

Ingredients Here are the ingredients needed to make fruit Quinoa for 4 people: 200 g cooked and cooled quinoa 2 white peaches 250 g strawberries 4 vanilla dessert creams a small bunch of mint Preparation This fruit Quinoa recipe is perfect for using up leftover cold quinoa. If you don ...

17
June
2022