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Hobbies : create a paludarium in 5 questions

is possible to create an environment with 50% water and 50% land, the land parts usually make up a third of the whole, or even less depending on the species you plan to host. 2- What is it for? If you are already an aquarium enthusiast, you will love to create a paludarium because this environm ...

15
Apr
2022

The laburnum: a small tree with a dazzling bloom

in autumn or by semi-linear cuttings in summer. There are several interesting varieties The cytis family, i.e. the genus Laburnum, has only three species. But all of them are interesting in an ornamental garden because they have beautiful blooms and certain advantages. The first species is ...

13
Oct
2021

The vanilla tree, the plant that produces vanilla

ee'. They are climbing plants native to Mexico and Central America that belong to the Orchidaceae family and the genus Vanilla. This genus has 117 species, of which only three are exploited to produce vanilla: - Vanilla planifolia species, which is the most widespread, produces Bourbon vanilla ...

15
Sep
2010

Evolution in the process of being illuminated: the festival of lights at the Jardin des Plantes

of Lights returns for its 3rd edition from 29 November 2021 to 30 January 2022. After having highlighted the Ocean on the way to illumination and Species on the way to illumination during the previous editions, this event proposes to reveal to us the secrets of evolution. This journey on the ...

21
Dec
2021

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

Brain and nature: why does nature do us good?

estyle is that we lose touch with our natural environment. In cities, we lose the habit of living in the middle of natural spaces and other living species, even to the point of developing phobias towards certain animals like insects, snakes or spiders. Nature is our home Even though we tend t ...

07
Mar
2022

Gardening: what is an epiphytic plant?

om rain or dew. Epiphytic plants find everything they need to live without any contact with the soil. To compensate for the lack of soil, these species have adapted. They usually have organs that absorb ambient moisture (such as small absorbent hairs) or act as reservoirs to allow them to stor ...

23
Mar
2022

Singapore : 5 Places to Discover the City-State differently

business district, the nature reserve covers nearly 164 hectares and offers an incredible dive into a huge equatorial forest. With nearly 500 animal species and over 800 varieties of flowers and trees, many species endemic to Singapore it is a unique showcase for the region's biodiversity. As a ...

18
May
2022

The Salon de l'agriculture: the largest farm in France in Paris

daily animations and allows to promote the local products. At the beginning of March, the Show is also the 'largest farm in France' with its various species of animals (14 veterinarians ensure the good health of the 3,000 animals present). Edition 2022 This year the Salon de l'agriculture will ...

02
Mar
2007

The Ceylon cinnamon tree: the tree that gives cinnamon

The Ceylon cinnamon or Cinnamomum verum is a tree in the Lauraceae family, the same family as the sauce laurel and the avocado tree. This tropical species, which can grow to 10 to 15 meters in height, has smooth, oblong evergreen leaves that are a beautiful shiny green. Its foliage is aromatic, b ...

25
Mar
2015

Environment: not everything is allowed on the beach

It is forbidden to collect these plants because the Environmental Code considers that it is 'an attack on the conservation of non-cultivated plant species.' Finally, if you feel like gathering live shellfish to eat them, you should check with the town hall beforehand as the regulations for sho ...

19
Aug
2021

Decoration: the transitional style in 5 questions

h as wood, polished glass, metal, leather, linen or cotton is one of the characteristics of this type of decoration. You can even mix various wood species, as long as you choose them in the same tones. This combination of antique and modern styles can also be applied to light fixtures. In the ...

08
Sep
2021

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

o protect food and medicinal biodiversity by producing seeds and plants from agroecology. Depending on the season, between 1400 and 2000 varieties or species are available at Kokopelli. You will also find organic and peasant seeds : - on the website www. germinance.com - at the Sainte-M ...

22
Sep
2021

Celebrate Halloween at the Paris Zoological Park with the Rendez-vous Sauvage

e hunt This year's Rendez-vous Sauvage is held at the Paris Zoological Park from October 23 to November 7, 2021 on the theme In search of fascinating species. Among the proposed animations, a treasure hunt will be organized with unpublished works by street artist ARDIF. These works will be hid ...

08
Oct
2021

Unusual: 3 small animals that heal

1- Leeches for blood circulation As bizarre and disgusting as it sounds, about half of SOS hands and academic plastic surgery centers use leeches to optimize graft take. These funny little beasts are very effective in facilitating blood flow after reimplantation of an amputated finger or vascula ...

14
Oct
2021

Growing cabbage: what are the different varieties?

dens today came from a wild plant that grew on European coasts. Over the centuries, cabbage has undergone so much breeding that there are now many species and varieties, which thrive in all temperate climates. Cabbages, which belong to the large Brassicaceae family, are a must in the vegetable ...

10
Nov
2021

The larch: 5 surprising things to know about this tree

hard and rot-proof. The result of slow growth, larch wood is the most durable and strongest of the coniferous woods. In the Southern Alps, this species is in fact commonly used for the construction of houses and chalets. But it can also be used to make boats or railway sleepers. To be note ...

17
Nov
2021

The Snow Panther : the film event directed by Vincent Munier

A photographer with a passion for nature Vincent Munier was born in the Vosges and became interested in photography at a very early age. From the age of 12, he became passionate about nature photography and spent most of his time photographing the wild animals of the forests in his native region ...

15
Dec
2021

The griffin foot: a winter flower

A species of the hellebores family The griffin's foot, also called fetid hellebore (Helleborus foetidus), is a perennial plant in the same family as the Christmas rose or hellebore (Helleborus niger). This 60 cm tall plant is characterized by generous dark green foliage. Its long, toothed leaves ...

12
Jan
2022

The Bahamas: 5 unusual things to do there

land of the Bahamas. This unspoiled island is home to several protected national parks. You'll need to fly in from Nassau to get there and see 140 species of native migratory birds. You can see a rare species of heron, but also Bahamian parrots, West Indian whistling ducks and over 80,000 flam ...

26
Jan
2022