With increasingly hot summers marked by record temperatures, milder winters and earlier springs, it is tempting to turn to exotic species to create a garden adapted to global warming. We explain how to make a tropical garden in France in 5 questions.
Widely cultivated from the Middle Ages to the 19th century for its nutritional virtues, the garden arroche has since fallen into oblivion. We suggest you rediscover this forgotten vegetable which is easy to grow and can be eaten raw or cooked like spinach.
If you have the impression of seeing confetti everywhere, on the walls, credenzas or decorative accessories, you are not dreaming! It's not carnival before its time, but simply the new decorating trend of the moment. Emblematic material of the 1980s, terrazzo is making a comeback in interior design. We explain how to adopt this trend at home, in small touches or as a coating on the floor or walls.
If you're looking for a small, easygoing, decorative shrub to brighten up your flower garden in summer, consider Salvia microphylla! This plant, also known as small-leafed sage or graham sage, can be installed in a bed, in the ground and in a pot in a large container. Here is everything you need to know about this plant in 5 questions.
With their varied patterns and colors, poet's carnations look great in a window box, in flower beds or even in the vegetable garden. This herbaceous evergreen plant also has the advantage of being easy to grow. If you are still hesitating to put some in your garden, we explain how to sow, water and maintain the poet's carnation.
After a hard day, what a pleasure it is to get back into bed and lay your head on a soft, clean pillow... It's easy to wash your pillowcases to keep them fresh. But do you know how to wash pillows and do you do it often enough? We explain how to wash a pillow according to its material.
In summer, when the mercury rises, we look for all sorts of tricks to keep our homes cool. Fans or air fresheners are usually used in place of air conditioning. But did you know that one of the easiest ways to keep your home cool is to add more green plants? We explain how to use indoor plants to cool your home.
During the summer, it's not just flowers and vegetables in the garden that suffer from heat waves. Houseplants also need special care when it's very hot. Here are 5 practical tips for taking care of your green plants during a heat wave.
Did you know that having a pool in your garden has become much more accessible? Thanks to kit models, shell pools or wooden models, swimming pools are becoming more and more accessible in all regions of France. We explain to you which model of cheap pool to choose in order to swim all summer without ruining you.
For more than ten years, gourmets and gardening enthusiasts have been meeting at the Château de la Bourdaisière, in the Loire Valley, to participate in the Tomato Festival. Each year, nearly 8000 visitors come to rediscover a fruit they thought they knew...