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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 Carob tree: the tree with small horns

source: Julio Reis Use of carobs Locust beans are pods that are green when fresh and turn brown as they dry. Each pod is filled with very hard brown seeds, about 15 to 20 seeds per pod. The seeds are surrounded by a yellow, mealy, sweet-tasting pulp. source: osvaldo gago Carob is used in di ...

20
Apr
2012

Garden: 5 good reasons to plant sunflowers

. Even novice gardeners will have no trouble growing this great flower south of the Loire, as the sunflower loves warm climates. Simply sow the seeds under cover in March-April and transplant the plants outdoors in mid-May. This plant enjoys full sun and slightly alkaline soil that stays co ...

24
Sep
2021

15 foods to relieve stress

more agreeable by their study partners at the end of the two weeks compared to when they did not take it. Other tryptophan-rich foods included nuts, seeds, tofu, fish, lentils, oats, beans and eggs. Oats If you already love carbs, chances are there's nothing that can come between you and a donut wh ...

22
May
2020

The griffin foot: a winter flower

your vegetable garden as fetid hellebore is very greedy and could compromise the growth of your vegetables and legumes. Note: Consider allowing the seeds to mature on the plant and reseed naturally. In fact, once established in your garden, this plant often reseeds itself. Ants also help sprea ...

12
Jan
2022

Festive meals: 5 tips for setting beautiful plates

g from certain foods like poultry, white fish or plain desserts (like a crème brûlée or chocolate mousse for example). Chopped fresh herbs, roasted seeds, citrus zest or pomegranate seeds are perfect for making a topping and bringing both volume and color to your dishes. Just be sure to not ...

31
Dec
2021

Garden: 5 good reasons to put flowers in your garden

such as nasturtium, borage or edible chrysanthemum can be safely eaten. Among the most interesting edible flowers are sunflowers, whose petals and seeds can be eaten at the same time. So don't hesitate to grow them in your vegetable garden to sprinkle your salads with pretty, colourful petals! ...

29
Sep
2021

Nutrition: how to make a complete salad?

quivalent of a portion of cheese (i.e. 25 to 30 g of cheese such as shavings of Parmesan or diced Emmental or Mimolette cheese) - or calcium-rich seeds or oilseeds such as almonds or sesame seeds. The last essential ingredient for a perfectly balanced salad is fat. But you should moderate th ...

05
Oct
2021

The laburnum: a small tree with a dazzling bloom

should be noted that this species is very poisonous. All parts of this small tree can cause intoxication, especially the bark, flowers, fruits and seeds as they contain an alkaloid close to nicotine called cytosine. Also, because the fruits of this tree look like beans, children sometimes pick ...

13
Oct
2021

Bakuchiol: 5 things to know about this anti-ageing active ingredient

1- It is a substance of vegetable origin The bakuchiol (pronounced 'bakukiol') is extracted from the seeds of a plant called Babchi, Bakuchi or Psoralea corylifolia. This plant, endemic to the Himalayan region, is traditionally used in Ayurvedic and Chinese pharmacopoeia to treat skin problems. ...

09
Dec
2021

The Meyer lemon: a citrus fruit to discover

vory preparations and desserts. It has the advantage of eating the whole thing from the zest to the pulp. The only part you have to remove are the seeds... But, beware, there are many of them! For the past few years, this citrus fruit has been gaining renewed interest in the world of gastronom ...

23
Feb
2022

Vegetarian california rolls: the recipe in pictures

ople: 240 g sushi or risotto rice 8 cl of rice vinegar 2 level teaspoons of salt 4 tablespoons powdered sugar 4 sheets of nori seaweed sesame seeds 2 ripe avocados 1 carrot 1 cucumber soy sauce for the side dish Cooking rice As with all homemade sushi recipes, the most delicate step ...

25
Feb
2022

Hemp in cosmetics: a new trendy ingredient

g ingredients in herbalism in the form of relaxing CBD, but also in cosmetics? Specifically, in beauty products, hemp oil obtained by pressing the seeds of the plant is used. Let's clarify right away that this oil from cannabis sativa has no psychotropic active ingredient. It does not conta ...

03
Mar
2022

Gardening: what is an epiphytic plant?

of its ability to live above ground, an epiphytic plant takes advantage of more light and rainwater but also insect pollinators or wind to spread its seeds. What are some examples of epiphytic plants? Among the best-known epiphytic plants, we must of course mention orchids: although they are usu ...

23
Mar
2022

Cultivate your garden naturally by combining plants!

Companion plants live in symbiosis Companions because they are associated with each other, planted in close proximity, these seeds provide each other with the pests they can repel, the minerals and nutrients they bring to the soil, and their flowers, which are useful for pollination. Creating a ...

25
May
2022