Wood energy is gaining ground with the trend of returning to nature and ... the increase in the price of fuel. Did you know that nearly 30 of the surface of our country was covered with forests? We don't have oil, but we have wood, and we know how to use it economically and environmentally.
By placing a green plant every ten square meters, you clean the confined air in your interior. Choose from among the easiest plants to care for. Ferns are both easy-going plants known for their air-cleaning qualities. To make them look great, trim dry fronds regularly.
Butterfly lavender is a beautiful alternative to common lavender thanks to its very original inflorescences.In summary, what you should know: Name: Lavandula stoechas Family: LamiacéesType: Aromatic shrubHeight: 60 to 100 cmExposition: SunnySoil: Ordinary, well drainedFoliage : Persistent Flowering: June to August Health: benefits and virtues of lavender Easy and flowering, butterfly lavender will beautifully and durably adorn your gardens and terraces.
Stokesias laevis delight us with their superb, often spectacular blooming in summer.In summary, what you should know: Name: Stokesia laevisFamily: AsteraceaeType: PerennialHeight: 40 to 50 cm Exposure: Sunny Soil: Ordinary, well drained Flowering: June to October planting and caring for Chinese asters are things you can do to improve growth and flowering.
Composting consists of spreading directly on your lawn a layer of 1/2 to 1 cm of potting soil in order to provide it with the additional organic matter necessary for its good development.You can also use a compost whose fertilizing action will provide all the needs. needed for your lawn for a year.
Cauliflower is a vegetable low in calories and high in fiber, calcium and magnesium In summary, what you need to know: Name: Brassica botrytis Family: Brassicaceae Type: Vegetable, biennial Exposure: Sunny Soil: Cool, deep and moist and rich Harvest: June to November Health: benefits and virtues of cauliflower Maintenance, from sowing and planting to harvest, will help you to have magnificent cauliflower.
Tired of spending the summer watering your potted plants? Choose plants that do not fear a lack of water and the problem will be solved! Going from a daily watering to a weekly watering or even every two weeks is within reach by selecting plants that do not have great needs in water.
Building a natural pondBy C. Levesque Unlike a fish pond, a natural pond attracts frogs, dragonflies, birds… Three square meters are enough to create a small paradise of biodiversity. Both useful and decorative, the natural pond has many advantages. Here is how to create a natural pond.
Floral decoration is developing in French weddings. More subtle and refined than in the United States, from where it is imported, it sets the tone for the entire wedding ceremony, vintage or country atmosphere. Flowers can be the starting point for any wedding decoration. is to say their influence!
Mini garden, courtyard or balcony: well organized, your corner of blue sky can become a place where life is good. Even small, an outdoor space is a chance, and by arranging it with care, it is possible to transform a balcony , a roof terrace, a piece of land or courtyard in a real garden where every activity has its place.
Holboellia is a very original and lightly scented climbing plant. She likes rather shady corners.In summary, what you need to know: Name: Holboellia coriaceaFamily: LardizabalaceaeType: Climbing plantHeight: 5 to 8 mExposure: Part shade or shade Soil: ordinaryFoliage: Persistent - Flowering: April to JuneMaintenance, from planting to flowering is really very easy and the decorative effect guaranteed.
Turnip cabbage, also called rutabaga when its flesh is yellow, is an old vegetable that adapts particularly to cold and humid climates.In summary, what you need to know: Name: RutabagaFamily: BrassicaceaeType: VegetableHeight: 30 to 40 cmExposure : Sunny Soil: Rich in humus, well drained Flowering: Summer - Harvest: 3 to 4 months after sowing (October to March) To read also: benefits and virtues of rutabaga Sowing and planting of turnip cabbage February under cover or directly in place from May to July.
Pruning large-flowered roses, also called hybrid tea, is an important step because it conditions the flowering of the rosebush.Here are our tips for pruning your large-flowered rosebush.Read also: size of all roses Large Flowers, Hybrid Tea The best time to prune this type of rose is late winter or early spring.
Ipomea indica is a very pretty climbing plant with generous and spectacular flowering.If it can be invasive, Ipomea is low-maintenance and will quickly satisfy you, whether in the garden or on the terrace. What you should know: Name: Ipomea indica Family: Convolvulaceae Type: Climbing plant, annual Height: 3 to 6 m Exposure: Sunny Soil: Fairly rich Foliage: Deciduous Flowering: June to November Plantation of ipomea Although persistent in tropical environments, ipomea is cultivated in us as an annual and therefore will not grow back from year to year.
The return to school in September is a special period. It marks the return to work for the adults and to school for the children. But there's plenty to do in the garden too! You've enjoyed your garden all summer after preparing it for a long time in spring. You have invested it so well that you would like to relax a little in September.
The colocynth is pretty but is not edible, it is what we call a decorative vegetable.In summary, what you should know: Name: Citrullus colocynthisFamily: CucurbitaceaeType: Decorative vegetableHeight: 20 to 50 cmExposure: Sunny Soil: Rich and well-drained Harvest: Autumn The fruits are used for their completely original shapes and colors, from autumn and winter, after having dried them.
The world of flowers is particularly colorful and large. A large portion of these lucky charms are flower bulbs. But what are flower bulbs, actually, and what makes them so special Read also: Spring bulbsSummer bulbsBulb growth processCut flowers and flower bulbs, what's the difference?
Trumpet daffodil is a pretty variety of daffodil. The Trumpet Daffodil belongs to a group of 11 other varieties such as the Double Daffodil or the Large Flowered Daffodil. The Trumpet Daffodil is characterized by its siblings by, you already guessed, its strong trumpet shape.
Amaryllis is a beautiful houseplant capable of adapting outdoors when the climate is relatively warm.Amaryllis, after flowering, can bloom again year after year in your home as long as you respect some rules… In soil or indoors, find all our advice on amaryllisThe flowers of my amaryllis are fading, why?
Season by season, find our selection of the best apple tree varieties. Sorted according to their harvest and their conservation, here are the characteristics for each variety of apple tree. (Photo © Marco Desscouleurs) To read also: Growing apple trees well Preserving apples in winter Pruning an apple tree Species and varieties of applesThe best varieties of apples from September to December: "Red Astrakhan": ripe at the end of August, storage in October.
Endive, also called chicory, is a delicious vegetable that can be eaten both raw and cooked.In summary, what you need to know: Name: CichoriumFamily: AsteraceaeType: VegetableHeight: 20 to 50 cmExposition: SunnySoil: Ordinary Harvest: November to March Cultivation is easy and the harvest often generous when following these tips.