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

What is a hybrid flower?

What is a hybrid flower?

Hybridization, perfected by rose breeders, involves crossing genetically different parents to create more fragrant or hardy plants. Discover the underside of horticultural hybridization. F1 seed, kaseille, mangave‚Ķ. All these funny terms apply to hybrid plants. Learn the different types of hybridization and how to make hybrid flowers. Hybridization, thoughtful crossing First a short botanical lesson: … Read more

What kind of lighting should I choose for my plants?

What kind of lighting should I choose for my plants?

In order for photosynthesis, necessary for every plant, to take place properly, exposure to light is a crucial factor. Light for healthy plants. Discover our tips to make them flourish in your home. Why should you light your plants in winter? Regardless of the season, green plants need light – ultraviolet (UV) radiation – one … Read more

How to install a defensive hedge?

How to install a defensive hedge?

Plants with thorns or prickly leaves are ideal for deterring intruders. In order not to invite unwanted guests to your garden, it can be interesting to plant thorn bushes with dense foliage. Here are our tips for successful hedge defense. Do you no longer know how to prevent unwanted intrusions into your garden? A good … 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

I don’t have table salt: what should I do?

I don't have table salt: what should I do?

According to VL-S. Sand can be used to remove snow from the surface in winter. Road salt prevents snow or ice from remaining on the ground. It allows you to secure the driveway, sidewalks in front of your house. What are the replacement products that replace it? And tips you should know? Your garage door, … Read more

Can you use baking soda in the garden?

Can you use baking soda in the garden?

Author: Aude Godfryd Baking soda, multifunctional product for the garden. Very useful for home maintenance, this product is also useful for exterior. Here are the various possible applications of baking soda in the garden. It is a 100% natural white powder with many uses for everyday use. THE baking powder (sodium bicarbonate), composed of chalk … Read more

How to protect a pond or pond from frost?

How to protect a pond or pond from frost?

Certain measures should be taken to preserve the pond in winter. Temperatures are dropping: can this endanger your fish or aquatic plants? What needs to be done? Our answers. Plants are not the only victims of cold and frost. Water bodies such as basins or ponds are also affected. Our advice for storing them for … 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