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.
On a balcony or in a garden with poor soil, bagging is an easy and quick option to set up. They are lightweight, easily transported and withstand both shocks and extreme temperatures. In geotextile or batyline canvas, the bags from the French company Bacsac, designed by a designer and two landscapers, are an interesting alternative to flower pots and vegetable plots to be installed on the balcony or terrace.
If you would like to be able to taste some organic vegetables that you would have grown yourself, without having to embark on tedious gardening work? Then for you it will be an organic vegetable garden! Moreover, even experienced gardeners adopt this technique particularly Easy to put in place.
To transform your green waste into mulch and compost, these two objects are very useful. Shredders A shredder can reduce the volume of pruning waste from your hedges, trees and shrubs by 6 to 12 times. The shredded material obtained can thus be recycled into compost or mulch. As with mowers, there are two types of shredders: electric or with a thermal engine.
Parrot tulips have been loved since the 17th century, but what exactly does this mean for the tulip and why do we still love it so much? (Photo credit: Ibulb, Wouter Koppen) Tulip Plant flower bulbs well Desires and the parrot tulip In the 17th century, a subject adorned many paintings: the parrot tulip.
Cutting from a rose bush is easy to do, economical and gives great satisfaction when the new rose bush grows. Cutting a rose makes it easy to multiply the favorite roses in your garden or those of your friends. to make a beautiful gift to your loved ones because the fruit of a cutting is also that of patience and the love of plants Without further ado, make your rose cuttings: Period to cut a rose bush The best time begins in the middle of the summer and runs until the end of November.
The Federation of Swimming Pool Professionals awarded its 2012 Swimming Pool Trophies on October 23rd. 34 achievements were awarded during this 7th edition. On the occasion of the Paris swimming pool and spa fair which will take place from 8 on December 16, 2012, Porte de Versailles, the public will in turn be able to choose their favorite swimming pools.
The aglaonema can be seen from afar ... So what? It is precisely his strong temper that is at the top of the decoration trend. A 100 natural decoration! In summary, what you need to know: Name: aglaonemaFamily: AraceaeType: Indoor plantHeight: 0.4 to 1m indoorsExposure: Bright, shade Soil: Potting soilFoliage: PersistentAglaonema, an easy-going plantAnd as if this advantage was not enough, it has another, and not the least, especially for those who do not have a green thumb: it requires little maintenance.
There are depolluting plants capable of cleaning the air in our interiors. Much more polluted than it seems, the interior of our houses and apartments is loaded with invisible chemical components that most plants are able to absorb! This article is composed of 2 parts, the second is devoted to the main depolluting plants and their virtues.
25 of the rivers of Western and Southern Europe are extremely polluted. For 20 years, raw water has deteriorated worryingly. It is therefore really important to preserve this resource by using it as sensibly as possible. water in the next 25 years, it is therefore increasingly important to preserve this scarce resource.
Before going on vacation, you need to do a few things to find the plants in your garden in good health. But in drought conditions, watering should be thoughtful and reasonable. Leaving your garden for a week or more? Start by checking the weather to find out how to organize your absence.
Cacti and succulents Do you tend to forget to water your green plants? Adopt succulents! Almost maintenance free, with their varied shapes, they add spice to our interiors. Zoom on four easy-going varieties Cactus mix, various shapes Originating in Mexico and the South of the United States, these small cacti sown with spines have surprising shapes.
It's not just the down to earth in life ... Nothing prevents you from getting high! And if you let yourself be seduced by hanging plants? Raising your plants also means raising your eyes so that you can admire them better, it allows them to take their ease more easily, it is playing with surfaces and colors .
Delosperma echinatum is a very decorative and easy to maintain plant.In summary, what you need to know: Name: Delosperma echinatumFamily: AizoaceaeType: Perennial, succulentHeight: 20-30 cmExposure: Bright Soil: Well drainedFoliage: PersistentFlowering: SummerPlanting delosperma Delosperma echinatum is sensitive to frost, so it is best to grow it in a container so that it can be brought indoors in winter.
The cactus dahlia, the summer flower of the year! ...; Spectacular flowers and colors The most spectacular dahlias are the cactus dahlias. They are one of the most amazing guys. The biggest advantage of these flowers is that they stay upright, even in rainy weather. This is because the flower retains less water, so it is less heavy and does not break.
Repotting an orchid is an important step in the speed of the plant. Repotting well cannot be improvised ... After having blessed yourself with a beautiful flowering, your orchid seems a little bland and you do not know how to restore its tone. One of the first steps to perform is to repot it in a new pot.
You have a beautiful orchid inside your home and you want to know how to take care of it during the summer, here are all our tips.Orchid maintenanceOrchids are plants that are grown as houseplants most of the time, but who have specific needs in summer.
Mizuna cabbage looks like a salad, like arugula. We appreciate its crunchiness and its peppery flavor.In summary, what you need to know: Name: Brassica rapa japonicaFamily: BrassicaceaeType: Leaf vegetableExposition: SunnySoil: Well drained, rather richHeight: 15 to 20 cmHarvest: Spring, summer, autumn , winterSowing, planting mizuna cabbageSeeding mizuna cabbage: The sowing of mizuna cabbage is carried out from spring to early winter.
Helxine is a pretty green plant cover that is grown in the garden and indoors.In summary, what you should know: Name: Soleirolia Family: Urticaceae Type: Creeping perennial Height: 5 to 10 cm Exposure: Part shade, shade Soil: Light, humusFoliage: Evergreen Planting helxine Planting helxine takes place either in spring or in autumn.
The cordless, robotic, battery-powered, petrol or manual lawn mower is an ideal solution for effectively maintaining a lawn. This tool has many advantages including power, performance and practicality. Advice on the selection criteria to keep in mind to make a wise purchase.