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The garden arroche: a forgotten vegetable

rs: green, red, yellow, pink and even purple! Its cultivation was very common from the Middle Ages until the 19th century as long as it is easy to sow this plant. It was then replaced by spinach popularized in France in the 17th century. Don't hesitate to sow a few seeds and make a place for i ...

07
Sep
2022

White lupine: a decorative and edible plant

e white lupine or Lupinus albus is a plant of the Fabaceae family that was already cultivated in ancient times by the Egyptians and Greeks. Simply sow it in spring or fall in regions with mild winters and the plant will emerge from the ground in less than a month. This legume, which enjoys a sunn ...

13
July
2022

For Saint Barbara's Day, sow wheat and lentils

st sprout wheat grains or lentils in beautiful cups. Among the Christmas preparations that bring together young and old around ancient traditions, sowing the wheat of Saint Barbara is a fun activity that usually delights children. Where does this tradition come from? The origins of this tradi ...

30
Nov
2007

The edible chrysanthemum: an amazing vegetable plant

The edible chrysanthemum is a rather easy plant to grow. It is usually grown in the ground, but can also be grown in pots or window boxes. You can sow it in a dish or in the ground in April-May. As this plant is freezing, it should be installed in the garden when the risk of frost has passed. ...

06
Oct
2021

Poet's carnation: sowing, cultivation and maintenance

When to sow the poet's carnations? It is recommended that poet carnations be sown in late spring, in May or June, and transplanted into place in the fall to enjoy beautiful blooms the following year. The Poet's carnation or Dianthus barbatus blooms from May through August. This colorfully named ...

24
Aug
2022

The chocolate drop: a plant that smells like chocolate

ed in a dry rock garden or a sunny bed. It can also be grown in a pot or window box, provided it is given a sunny exposure and good drainage. Easy sowing and maintenance The chocolate drop really has it all: besides the gourmet scent of its flowers, it is easy to plant and maintain. Berlandie ...

13
Jan
2023

The Mont Saint Michel : a jewel between sky and sea

ly, the village gathers classified dwellings: house of the Artichoke, house of the Shell, house of the Unicorn, house of the Copper Pot, house of the Sow that File, dwelling of Saint-Aubert, dwelling of Tiphaine Raguenel, dwelling of Saint-Symphorien, hotel of the Dauphin, hotel of the Mouton-Blanc, ...

23
Apr
2007

Garden: 5 good reasons to plant sunflowers

tivation. 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 ...

24
Sep
2021

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

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

root system that contributes to soil structuring. As for its stems and leaves, they can be used as green manure to fertilize the soil. To do this, sow in the spring when the temperature exceeds 10°C. Use a rake to cover the seeds and water lightly. The plant will grow quickly. After two month ...

08
June
2022

Bitter gourd: beware of poisoning!

same or neighboring vegetable gardens and are cross-pollinated. The risk of your squash becoming poisonous increases if you collect the seeds and sow them year after year. Also note that it's even easier to get poisoned because inedible squash from hybridization look exactly like edible squas ...

14
Oct
2022