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The spotted pothos: 5 good reasons to adopt this plant.

d speckled with silver. The uniqueness of its foliage is the first of the 5 good reasons to adopt it in your home. Although it is very rare for this tropical vine to flower indoors, this green plant is highly appreciated for its aesthetic appeal. Note: it should not be confused with another plant ...

22
Sep
2023

Jungle Garden: 5 Plants to Follow This Trend

a spot sheltered from the wind by other trees or walls. 2- The hemp palm In a different style, palm trees are also essential when you want to create a tropical atmosphere in your garden. You can incorporate this type of plant into your jungle garden, even if you don't live on the French Riviera! To ...

17
Jan
2024

The Ceylon cinnamon tree: the tree that gives cinnamon

his tree 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 ar ...

25
Mar
2015

Gardening: what is an epiphytic plant?

On the contrary, they are not rare since there are more than 30,000 species in the world! Most of the time, this type of plant is originating from tropical rainforests, an environment where the vegetation is dense and the competition with other plants very tough. In tropical forests, only 3% o ...

23
Mar
2022

The Persian shield: a plant with purple foliage

ed. One of the most beautiful foliage in the natural world Among the plants of the genus Strobilanthes, which includes about 400 species native to tropical and subtropical areas, the species Strobilanthes dyerianus is unquestionably the most spectacular. Indeed, the Persian shield has one of ...

28
Sep
2022

Tourism: 5 good reasons to visit Malaysia

inations in Southeast Asia for its landscapes. The territories of Sarawak and Sabah, located in northern Borneo, are particularly famous for their tropical rainforests and dreamy beaches. But even in the peninsular part of the country and in the capital Kuala Lumpur you can discover flowers an ...

16
Nov
2022

The maranta or praying plant: characteristics and maintenance

that does not go unnoticed With the fashion for houseplants with graphic foliage, you've probably seen a maranta without knowing its name. This small tropical plant native to Central America does indeed sport foliage that doesn't go unnoticed. Its beautiful oblong leaves feature a whole palette o ...

23
Dec
2022

Making natural fertilizer with banana peel.

anana water without diluting it and throw the banana pieces into the compost. This natural and zero-waste fertilizer will surprise you with its effectiveness on tropical plants and flowering plants! You don't need to dilute it in watering like commercial liquid fertilizer. Good to know Because it i ...

09
June
2023

Where to travel according to your zodiac sign?

ng mix of colors, flavors, and history. Taurus, known for their love of luxury and nature, will be fulfilled in Bali, Tuscany, or Santorini. Bali, a tropical paradise, offers a luxurious getaway amidst exotic landscapes. Tuscany, the cradle of the Renaissance, entices with its picturesque vineyards ...

10
Nov
2023

Garden: 5 Good Reasons to Plant a Guava Tree

It's an original fruit tree. More original than an orange tree or an apple tree, the guava tree is a beautiful tropical tree from the Myrtaceae family. This tree, whose botanical name is Psidium guajava, is also known as sand plum or apple guava for its edible fruits. In tropical areas, this tree ...

07
Dec
2023

How to germinate a lychee seed?

do pit in a glass of water. But have you ever considered doing the same with other exotic fruits like the lychee? The Litchi sinensis tree thrives in tropical climates and can therefore be grown as an indoor plant. The first step to sprout a lychee pit is simply to retrieve the pit while being care ...

28
Dec
2023

Maui in Hawaii: 5 things to know about this paradise destination

0 meters above sea level, to watch the sunset. Copyright: Michelle Maria But it is also nice to stay at the foot of the volcano, in a green tropical valley turned into a national park, to enjoy the lush nature. 3- It is famous for its dream beaches On Maui, the lunar landscapes of the ...

12
Jan
2022

The lychee: 5 unusual things to know about this fruit

s the Chinese cherry, is considered the finest in the Middle Kingdom. It was traditionally offered to emperors. It grows on the Litchi sinensis, a tropical tree native to southern China. It has also been grown in small quantities on Reunion Island since the tree was introduced to the island in 17 ...

09
Feb
2022

Understanding the population alert system in 5 questions

ndustrial disaster. For example, sirens sounded in Rouen and surrounding municipalities in September 2019, during the Lubrizol factory fire. In tropical areas, they can also sound to warn the population of the arrival of a cyclone or hurricane. In areas located near a dam, another warning s ...

02
Mar
2022

Gardening: caring for a tillandsia in 5 questions

t. View this post on Instagram A publication shared by ???? (@tillahiko) In their natural environment, the hot and humid tropical forests, these plants live hanging on the branches of trees, in sun or half-shade. To make them feel at home, you should not put them in t ...

25
Mar
2022

Aromatherapy first aid kit: 5 essential oils to take with you when you travel

cations due to its repellent effect against mosquitoes. This oil is rich in citriodiol, a substance that is effective against mosquitoes, even the tropical mosquitoes that transmit dengue, chikungunya and the Zika virus. To apply it more easily to your body, add a few drops of this essential o ...

25
July
2022

Marine heatwave: the Mediterranean Sea beats temperature records

tween 1982 and 2016. What are the consequences for the environment? Of course, the most chilly swimmers could rejoice at these temperatures worthy of tropical seas... But in fact, there is nothing joyful about the marine Heatwave because this hot spell off our coasts is not without consequences ...

02
Aug
2022

How to make a tropical garden in France ?

1- Where to install this exotic garden ? From now on, it is possible to make a tropical garden in France and not only in the most southern regions! You can try the adventure just about anywhere in France, as long as you have a space sheltered from cold winds and frost by a wall or a fence. Also ...

14
Sep
2022

Palm tree, coconut tree or date tree: how to recognize them?

es in the world. But, within this large family, only a few species are cultivated for their fruit. It should also be noted that most palms grow in tropical or subtropical areas, but they can also be found in the desert, mangrove or in a Mediterranean climate, as evidenced by the palms that line t ...

18
Nov
2022

Bringing in plants for winter: when and how?

tected from cold and frost include: - Citrus trees such as lemon and orange trees, which need a temperature between 5 and 12°C in winter - tropical plants such as bougainvillea, hibiscus and orchids which appreciate the temperature of our apartments (but not the proximity of the heating ...

25
Nov
2022