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

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…. 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

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

How to recognize squash and choose them correctly?

How to recognize squash and choose them correctly?

Squash are gourd-like. Pumpkins and squashes, these forgotten vegetables from the gourd family, have returned to us and made a big comeback on the shelves a few years ago. There are several types of squash. This vegetable is rich in calcium, zinc, copper, vitamins… What are the different squashes? Bright red pumpkin from Étampes: the … Read more

How to make a crown from dried flowers

How to make a crown from dried flowers

The €59 price for this flower workshop includes 2 hours of workshop and the dried flower crown you have made. Eric Beracassat for Le Particulier Practical life Long neglected, dried flowers are coming back into fashion. The flower art workshop offers to make a wreath in two hours. We tested it. How does the dried … Read more

Why should you leave worm castings in the garden?

Why should you leave worm castings in the garden?

Author: Aude Godfryd Casting holes, piles of soil beneficial to the biodiversity of the garden. These little clumps of soil created by earthworms are a sign that your garden is doing well. Here are our arguments for keeping them. From insects to earthworms, your garden’s hosts contribute to the health of your garden, from the … Read more