Category Archives: Gardening

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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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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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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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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horticulture

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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Contrary to what you may think, horticulture is not just about ornamental plants. It is rather a vast field that embraces several other sub-fields. This is precisely what makes its professions so diversified, and there are specific training courses to access them. What to remember about horticulture? What are its professions? How to get there? Find below the answer to these questions. What should I know about horticulture? However, remember that it does not include the cultivation of cereals, oilseeds, or forestry. These areas are part of agriculture. Like agriculture, horticulture also feeds the world. However, there is a big difference between the two sectors. For example, horticulture manages to produce without the use of chemicals and ensures health in many ways. In fact, there are several types of horticulture. These include: 1. Ornamental horticulture This form of horticulture is generally divided into three sectors. These are production, services, and marketing.…

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garden

Do you like gardening and caring for your plants and flowers? Then this idea book is for you. What could be more de-stressing than spending a Sunday afternoon cleaning the flower beds, taking care of the flowers, or even, for those who have a green thumb, the vegetable garden? Getting back in touch with the earth, smelling the good odor of humus, and working alone or with others to enjoy together moments of conviviality outside all these factors motivate you to cultivate your garden. But don’t forget that taking care of the garden in winter means preparing to enjoy it in spring and summer! So, without further ado, let’s dive into this blog and learn everything you need to know about taking care of your garden during winter. To garden well, you need the right equipment! The essential tools for the gardener to maintain his green space during the cold season…

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Fern Slurry

How to Prepare and Use Fern Slurry    Summary  – Step 1: Harvest the fern  – Step 2: Prepare the fern slurry  – Step 3: Strain and store  – Step 4: Use fern slurry    Less known than nettle or comfrey manure, fern manure is all the more interesting to make because the raw material is abundant in the woods and moors. Pure or diluted, it has many properties, notably insecticidal. It is useful for both the vegetable garden and the ornamental garden.  Making your own fern slurry is within everyone’s reach. Here is the recipe and advice to prepare and use a completely organic fern purin.  1. Harvest the fern  Eagle fern – which grows spontaneously in the undergrowth, on moors and along roadsides – is suitable for making fern slurry. So take advantage of a walk in the countryside or the forest to make your harvest:  – Harvest the…

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Digging a well in your garden is highly recommended because it allows you to easily access and exploit groundwater. However, digging a well must be done in compliance with existing regulations. Find out in this article the rules related to this work. Detect the Presence of Groundwater and Determine the Location of the Well Before installing a well in your garden, the first step is to determine if your soil is suitable for installing a well. This will help avoid problems with low-yielding wells. Sometimes, careful observation of your surroundings is enough to confirm the presence of groundwater. To do this, do an infiltration in your cellar, find out if there is a stream near your home, and find out if your neighbors have wells in their yard. If you have any doubts about the presence of groundwater, ask the local authorities about the location of the water tables in…

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