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Did you know that the use of coffee grounds in gardens and orchards helps to control certain pests? In fact, coffee grounds have become fashionable among garden and orchard lovers, due to the multitude of benefits they bring to the cultivation of plants and vegetables. Therefore, if you are one of the people who want to take advantage of coffee grounds for plants, you are interested in the content we have prepared for you. Interested in learning more? Read on! What are the Benefits of Coffee Grounds for Plants? It’s okay if you don’t drink coffee at home. It’s a waste product that always ends up in the trash, so your family, friends or nearby coffee shops will give it to you without any problem. Coffee grounds are an excellent source of nutrients for plants. In fact, by using coffee grounds in them, the soil’s bacterial flora will be best…

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Having a garden at home is a good thing. It is a source of well-being and self-satisfaction. However, it is useless to have a garden if it is not maintained. But maintaining a garden is not easy, especially if you don’t have the right tools. Why maintain your garden? Which tools to use to maintain your garden? Why Maintain Your Garden? Garden maintenance is a task that many people neglect for several reasons. For some, it is a challenging task. For others, it is a task that requires a lot of financial means. However, there are many benefits to maintaining your garden. The Good Health of Plants Plants need to be maintained just as humans need care to be healthy. Indeed, plants are also living beings like humans or animals. When a garden is not maintained, its plants face a fundamental growth problem. A poorly maintained or untended garden will…

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The landscaping of the exterior of a house is part of many cultures, such as the European and French cultures. The advent of luxury gardens has become an art in France for a certain period. The French garden has become a label, a reference in architectural engineering. A jewel of beauty and wonder. What are the characteristics of French gardens that make them so exquisite? A Little History French gardens first appeared in French culture in the early 17th century. Their forerunner was the famous André Le Nôtre, who designed the famous garden of Versailles during the reign of the Sun King. He is also the author of the garden of the castle of Chantilly and Saint-Germain. These gardens are a sign of perfection and nobility. Indeed, to achieve this result, this gardener was inspired by the techniques of Italian gardens which were the work of rigor and precision. Thus,…

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Have you ever thought of having herbal plants in your home garden? Just imagine the incredible healing qualities of herbs that you can incorporate into your meals! Also, if you have them in your garden at home, you save money. Some of them add delicious flavors and fragrances to food. This will encourage you to cook at home, staying healthy and motivated. Please read on to learn more! Calendula Calendula, also known as marigold, is a perfect herbal plant for your home garden. Its botanical name is Calendula Officinalis. People have used it in alternative medicine for centuries to heal wounds, thanks to its antibacterial and anti-fungal properties. You will be glad to know that natural cosmetic industries use marigold flower petals as ingredients due to their skin-soothing properties. Also, babies benefit from this plant as their diaper rash creams include flowers! Another reason to grow this colorful and lively…

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Designing your garden is one of the most exciting steps in building a home. In addition to growing vegetables, we plant various trees and flowers for our greatest happiness. However, it’s important to be careful with the plants you choose to put in your garden to avoid becoming a victim of plant poisoning. Here is a list of plants to avoid in your garden to preserve this oasis of peace and well-being. Why Are These Plants Toxic? Before trying to create your own garden, remember that experience is the best teacher. Thus, hiring experienced professionals would surely be more beneficial for you. However, it would be prudent to have some knowledge of plants not recommended for the garden. Research and studies in pharmacopeia reveal that establishing the list of toxic plants is almost a daily task. The boundary between toxic and therapeutic plants is still very confusing. The French National…

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Which Pruning Equipment to Choose for High Cutting

The work of an arborist consists of pruning and maintaining ornamental trees. It is a risky job requiring the application of strict protective measures. To do so, you must be equipped with the appropriate material. So, without further ado, let’s dive into this blog and learn some of the things you need to know before becoming an arborist in France. Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) A helmet A pruning helmet protects you from falling tree branches. It also protects you if you fall or slip while climbing. It is imperative to choose a light polycarbonate helmet that meets the EN 397 and EN 12492 standards. In addition, this helmet must be equipped with hearing, face, and eye protection, such as a pair of goggles, ear plugs, and a visor. If you want all these elements in one helmet, choose a forestry helmet that complies with EN 352-1, EN 397, and EN 1731.…

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Do you have a space, small or large, outside? Why not create a beautiful garden that will allow you always to feel the freshness of the plants in your yard? Indeed, having a green space in your home contributes to the optimization of your well-being. It also allows you to spend quiet moments in the heart of a green and colorful nature. In this article, we offer you the key steps to help you succeed in your project. The soil study During any new construction, the ground is often still very compact and full of waste. Especially the one bordering the house, residues, and debris of construction materials are buried there. It is then challenging to plant trees on rough ground. The soil survey is a preliminary step to determine the types of plants adapted. It also helps you evaluate the work to be done to avoid unforeseen additional expenses.…

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Brussels sprouts are a typical winter vegetable. This vegetable is native to the Mediterranean region. This edible green cabbage forms the Brussels sprout itself. It has a distinctive bittersweet taste. Brussels sprouts are delicious in various dishes, but this winter vegetable is also very healthy. Fortunately, growing Brussels sprouts in the garden is not difficult. This guide provides instructions on sowing, caring for, and harvesting Brussels sprouts yourself. Growing Brussels Sprouts There are several options if you want to grow Brussels sprouts in your own vegetable garden. You can also choose an earlier or later harvest time. If you sow directly into the ground, sow in April or May for an early harvest. For a later harvest, it can be done around June. Grow Brussels sprouts in the greenhouse during February and March. This applies to both early and late harvests; grow them for early emergence in a cool greenhouse…

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Inspirational Garden Quotes and Sayings

Once in a while, everyone needs some inspiration and encouragement –even when it comes to gardening. So, here are some of the most inspirational quotes about gardening! From Thomas Moore “From plants that wake when others sleep, from timid jasmine buds that keep their odor to themselves all day, but when the sunlight dies away let the delicious secret out to every breeze that roams about. From May Sarton Everything that slows us down and forces patience, everything that sets us back into the slow circles of nature, is a help. Gardening is an instrument of grace. From D. Elton Trueblood A man has made at least a start on discovering the meaning of human life when he plants shade trees under which he knows full well he will never sit. From Liberty Hyde Bailey A garden requires patient labor and attention. Plants do not grow merely to satisfy ambitions…

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A garden is a real place of relaxation, and it is essential that it is well laid out, especially if you are a great lover of nature and want to spend unforgettable moments with your loved ones. Apart from the advantages of having a green space in the yard, it is obviously necessary to carry out various works to maintain the beauty of this place. For proper design and maintenance of your garden, consult the information available in this article. So, without further ado, let’s dive into this blog and learn about some of the things you need to know about taking care of your garden. 1. The association of crops The association of different crops is a method of gardening that is very well known. This practice stems from the realization that the plants in the garden must interact with each other to grow better. For optimal results, choosing the…

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