This December, the Nutcracker figurines are everywhere in the shop windows. For a few years now, these wooden soldiers have been arriving in French shops and are now one of the most popular Christmas decorations. But do you know the origin of this character that has become a symbol of the holidays? Here are 5 things to know about the Nutcracker.
In the tourist village of Riquewihr, the Féerie de Noël shop is one of the must-see attractions during the holiday season and all year round! This shop has a magical atmosphere and is exclusively dedicated to Christmas decorations.
In the large family of conifers, the larch is exceptional in more ways than one. If you don't know this tree that embellishes the mountains with its beautiful red colour in autumn, here are 5 surprising things to know about larches.
Cabbage is a native European vegetable that has been cultivated there for thousands of years. Over the years, it has taken on very different forms, but they are all planted and grown in the same way. We suggest you discover the different varieties of cabbage.
With the rise in energy prices, your gas and electricity bills are likely to soar this winter. However, you can limit the costs by adopting certain good habits on a daily basis. Here are 5 tips to lower your energy bill.
The laburnum, also known as the false ebony tree, is a small tree with multiple attractions. Not only does it offer a dazzling bloom in spring, but its excellent hardiness means that it can be grown almost anywhere in France. Here is everything you need to know about this easy-to-live-with tree.
Autumn is the season when you can see chrysanthemums blooming everywhere, the emblematic flowers of All Saints' Day and the Day of the Dead. But did you know that there is an edible flower in the same plant family? Here is everything you need to know about the edible chrysanthemum.
Gone are the days when the vegetable garden was strictly distinguished from the flower-filled ornamental garden! If you want your vegetable garden to be more beautiful and more productive, it is in your best interest to plant flowers in it. We have listed 5 good reasons to put flowers in your garden.
Everyone knows sunflowers for their large, bright yellow flowers and for the sunflower oil used in cooking. But have you considered planting sunflowers in your garden? If you've never tried growing them, here are 5 good reasons to do so.
If you have a garden, a vegetable garden or a simple balcony, you may buy seed packets in the shops without asking any questions. But seeds are more important than they seem to be for the future of the planet and humanity. If you've never heard of farmer's seeds, here are 5 things you should know about these little seeds that help safeguard biodiversity and food security.