Faced with the drought that has affected France since August 2021, gardeners are forced to review their growing methods. As watering restrictions are to be feared next summer, you must now anticipate the lack of water and make choices when planting and sowing your vegetables. We explain how to prepare your vegetable garden for a dry regime in 5 points.
If one or more amphibians have taken up residence in your garden, don't worry! These small animals, which are among the endangered species, are friends of the gardener. We explain why it is useful to have a frog in the garden and how to bring the amphibians to your home.
It's time to rediscover the impeccable garden - here's how to get started.
Less known than its cousin the Japanese wisteria, the summer wisteria is a voluble plant with evergreen foliage in the mildest climates. This beautiful climber, whose botanical name is Millettia japonica satsuma, is ideal to quickly cover a façade, a fence or a pergola. We suggest you to know everything about this plant in 5 questions.
Soaking plants is a watering technique that consists in soaking the pot in a basin of water. This allows the plant to rehydrate thanks to the phenomenon of capillarity. If you want to use this method, we explain how to soak plants in 8 questions.
If you like to make colorful summer salads, you probably know about red, yellow, green or even black tomatoes. But have you heard of blue tomato varieties? We suggest you discover the amazing blue tomato in 5 questions.
These golden yellow flowers are the harbingers of spring: in bud or sometimes even in bloom as early as December, the mimosa illuminates the beginning of the year with its long, fragrant bloom. This tree, dear to the hearts of the people of the Côte d'Azur, is reputed to be fragile and difficult to acclimatize. If you dream of having one in your garden, here are all the tips you need to know to repot and maintain a mimosa.
Notice to orchid lovers! Every year, in February, a thousand and one orchids are exhibited in the large greenhouses of the Jardin des Plantes. This event is the occasion to see gathered flowers of a rare beauty.
Did you know that wormwood, which is used to make the famous liqueur of the same name, is also a valuable plant for natural gardening enthusiasts? Used in infusion or decoction, it constitutes a natural repellent as well as an excellent remedy with insecticide and fungicide properties.
When temperatures drop outside, we are often reluctant to open the windows wide at home. And yet, it is essential to renew the air inside your home in all seasons, especially in winter when viruses are circulating. We explain why it is important to air your home every day, even in winter.