What plants are protected in France?

What plants are protected in France?

To prevent the disappearance of certain plant species, they use a special status. In France, several plants are protected due to their rarity, vulnerability or ecological importance. The aim of protecting these plants is to prevent their disappearance and promote biodiversity. What is a “protected plant species”? The list of protected plant species on French … Read more

Hornbeam: planting, care and pruning

Hornbeam: planting, care and pruning

This shrub in the form of a privacy hedge is unpretentious and will find its place in all types of gardens. Planting, watering, pruning: find out everything you need to know. Hornbill (carpinus betulus), hornwort and hornwort are three common names for this plant with a rounded and slender shape native to Europe and Asia, … Read more

5 Free Plant Recognition Apps

5 Free Plant Recognition Apps

It is now very easy to identify plants using your smartphone. PictureThis, PlantSnap… Review and opinions on some mobile apps. Have you discovered an unknown plant in your garden or on a walk? You may discover a flower that particularly attracts attention and that you would like to transplant for example at home. Fortunately, there … Read more

Should we continue composting in the winter?

Should we continue composting in the winter?

Author: Aude Godfryd During the winter, compost activity slows down. Between the cold temperatures and changing weather conditions, should we continue composting in the winter? Our answers. Nature does not stop in winter, even if some plants are in a period of vegetative rest or hibernation. Compost can be used 365 days a year. Can … Read more

Places you should definitely not put your compost

Places you should definitely not put your compost

Author: Aude Godfryd Compost cannot be placed everywhere in the garden. To maintain the quality of the compost, certain places must be avoided. Sun, wind, roots: you need to protect your equipment from these external influences. Our advice. Compost is a mixture of organic materials that you don’t need, but for various reasons can’t put … Read more

Photinia: planting, pruning and care

Photinia: planting, pruning and care

Author: Aude Godfryd Photinia requires little maintenance. This shrub has two functions: to decorate the garden during the seasons and to increase privacy from neighbors and passers-by. THE photinia could be described as a two-tone private hedge that borders a garden or covers a flower pot. What are the characteristics of photinia? From the Rosaceae … Read more

Can I burn the Christmas tree in the fireplace or in the garden?

Can I burn the Christmas tree in the fireplace or in the garden?

After the holidays at the end of the year, many of us do not know what to do with the Christmas tree. It quickly becomes cumbersome. Are you planning to burn your tree in the garden or in the fireplace? Are you authorized to do these practices by law? Our answers. If French law strictly … Read more

these roses that bear the name of the stars

these roses that bear the name of the stars

Roses, clematis and even orchids have been named after some living or deceased celebrities. An overview of these plants with their famous names. The rose is the favorite flower of the French, florists sell it the most. It symbolizes love, beauty, passion and fragility. We offer it to a person to show them our love … Read more

What are the favorite plants of the French?

What are the favorite plants of the French?

According to PL The French remain tied to the tradition of offering flowers. These flowers, trees and shrubs are the most popular among buyers for a variety of reasons. A romantic bouquet, a tribute during mourning or a Christmas decoration: every plant has its own symbolism. There are occasions that we cannot imagine without plants. … Read more

How to remove snow from the pool roof?

How to remove snow from the pool roof?

According to Audrey Gosseaume Failure to remove snow from the protective cover poses a risk. In winter, the swimming pool is protected by a curtain or tarpaulin. But in case of extreme frosts, they can quickly be covered by a layer of snow. Here’s how to respond. At the end of the summer season, you … Read more