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Guzmania
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Guzmania

Guzmania offers, depending on the variety, flowers in shades of red, orange, mauve or yellow.It likes heat but is able to flower when the room is dark enough and can therefore be grown in a room in the North. tips for having a beautiful Guzmania

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False date palm: a real indoor palm

The false date palm or Phoenix roebelenii is a palm tree, often cultivated indoors, with thin green and light leaves.In summary, all you need to know: Name: Phoenix roebeleniiFamily: ArecaceaeType: Indoor plantExposition: Bright, partial shade : CompostFoliage: EvergreenThe Phoenix is ​​considered to be the palm tree that adapts best to the interior of houses and apartments.
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Gardening advice

For its fourth season, Terra Botanica is diversifying its activities with monthly themed events. The first park devoted to plants, this ...
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Plessage: the art of plaiting hedges

An ancestral peasant practice, the plessage of country hedges consists of notching the young twigs to bend them and intertwine them around stakes planted at regular intervals.The objective: to make a living barrier.By C. LevesquePlessage, a skill that returns Abandoned in France with the arrival of barbed wire and electric fences, this know-how is back in fashion, in particular thanks to the Maison botanique de Boursay (www.
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Zelkova, the Siberian Elm

Sometimes called Zelkova, the Siberian elm is a tree appreciated as much for its foliage as for its wood.In summary, what you need to know: Name: Zelkova carpinifoliaFamily: UlmaceaeType: TreeHeight: 30 mExposition: SunnySoil: OrdinaryFoliage: DeciduousFlower: April Planting Siberian elm Siberian elm or zelkova is planted indifferently, in autumn or spring.
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Caterpillars: Organic control and treatment

The caterpillar is a butterfly larva that can be found in different forms but the damage is always the same. They consume the leaves of plants and the needles of conifers in order to feed themselves, causing many problems in the garden or vegetable patch. Also read: Lately, one of the most infested shrubs is the boxwood with the boxwood moth.
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Resin garden furniture: the trend

The garden furniture has become a practical and decorative element of terraces and gardens. Thanks to the garden furniture, this space becomes a real part of the house. If the materials have evolved from the tables and chairs of our grandparents, the one of them has become essential, it is the resin.
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8th orchid show in Paris

The French Federation of Orchid Amateurs invites you to discover its 8th orchid show in Paris on January 20, 21 and 22, 2012 from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. at the Eugène Napoléon Foundation 254 rue du Faubourg Saint Antoine 75012 Paris Take the time to visit the listed buildings of the Foundation and discover this vast, colorful and fascinating world, that of orchids.
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Phormium, New Zealand Flax

New Zealand flax is a superb plant with a generous and colorful tuft. Ideal in a pot on a terrace, we also like it in a sunny garden. In summary, what you need to know: Name: Phormium Family: Agavaceae Type: Perennial Height: 2 m Exposure: Sunny Soil: Well drained Foliage: Evergreen Flowering: June to August Planting New Zealand flax New Zealand flax is best planted in spring in a sunny location.
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Everyone to Courson this weekend!

On October 19, 20 and 21, 2012, the famous Courson Autumn Plant Days will take place. This great meeting of botanical and horticultural diversity will celebrate its 30th anniversary this year. For the occasion, the organizers of this event have chosen to honor this 57th edition, the Hydrangeas and their friends.
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What is BRF?

BRF for fragmented rameal wood, a mulch of crushed green wood that enriches and protects the soil in the garden.Still unknown in France outside of organic gardeners circles, the BRF technique was developed by Canadian researchers in the 1990s. This involves covering the earth with a mulch made up of shredded young branches and twigs (less than 7 cm in diameter) in order to make the soil more fertile, to limit watering and to eliminate inputs fertilizers and chemical treatments.
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Madagascar periwinkle

The Madagascan periwinkle is a herbaceous plant native to the island of which it bears the name. It offers a very pretty flowering in summer. In summary, what you need to know: Name: Vinca rosea Family: Apocynaceae Type: Shrub Height: 0, 25 to 0.5 m Exposure: Sunny Soil: Well drained Foliage: Persistent (in hot climate) Flowering: May to October-November Planting Madagascar periwinkle Outdoor cultivation of Madagascar periwinkle: Madagascar periwinkle is native to the island of Madagascar and therefore from a region with a tropical climate.
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Fall Works Guide

Harvest, clean, sow, plant ... Zoom on the work to be done in the garden before the onset of winter.Also read: October in the gardenNovember in the gardenDecember in the gardenIn the vegetable garden in autumnThe time for the last harvests has come for many fruits and vegetables. If there is a surplus, you will have to get busy in the kitchen to make jams, compotes, sauces, jars ... or freeze everything!
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The praline: make your praline

Praline coating consists of coating the roots of a rosebush, tree or shrub with a mixture that will help recovery during planting.This operation must be done shortly after purchasing the plant. and before the first buds appear What is praline made of? It is a muddy mixture that is easily made with potting soil, manure, soil from the garden and water.
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We tested Mon Jardin Ma terrasse .com

If you want to create the garden of your dreams but don't know how to go about choosing the right plants that are really suited to your environment, we have tested for you the ingenious site designed to easily create a landscaping online Monjardin-materrasse.
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The wireless alarm, a combination of simplicity and modularity

Are you looking for an alarm system with rock-solid reliability and adaptable to future developments in the home? The wireless alarm is one of the most suitable solutions with the added bonus of proven reliability. Define the needs To properly secure a main house or a secondary house, you must list your own needs according to the configuration of the premises, taking into account: The surface of the house The number of accesses from the outside (windows, gate, doors and patio doors) The presence of animals How to receive alerts (telephone, security company, etc.).
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Fall planting and sowing

Prepare your garden for next year already. Easy! Fall is the second key time of the year, after spring, for planting and sowing. It is a very favorable season for horticultural creation work because the plants are unlikely to dry out under high temperatures and the garden is watered regularly with the best water there is, that of rain, which is more frequent this season.
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Narcissus, essential for bulb flowers

HomeGardeningBulb flowersNarcissus, a must-have for bulb flowersThe narcissus forms magnificent spots of yellow or white colors and illuminates gardens, tubs, pots or planters from the start of spring.A staple of bulb flowers, it is also called daffodil.Here are all advice on growing and caring for daffodils Any question?
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How to choose the shutters for your house

Shutters and louvers have many practical functions. They not only protect against light, cold and heat, but also against infringements.Aesthetically they are in the foreground on a facade and therefore must be chosen with care.Respect the regulationsAs with all work modifying the The exterior aspect of a house, replacing the shutters involves submitting a prior declaration of work to the town hall.
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Ficus forever: all you need to know

Ficus forever is a magnificent houseplant that deserves the utmost care. In summary, what you should know: Name: Ficus forever Family: Moraceae Type: Indoor plant Height: 3 m indoors, 30 m outdoors Soil: Compost Indoor plants Exposure: Bright light without direct sunlight Foliage: Persistent Maintenance, pruning, watering and treatment, follow these tips to have a beautiful ficus and prevent it from getting sick.
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Meeting with the famous landscape designer Louis Benech

On the occasion of the release of the book "Louis Benech, 12 jardins en France", by Eric Jansen published by Gourcuff Gradenigo, Jardiner Malin went to meet the world-renowned French landscape designer, Louis Benech. The one who has designed and carried out more than 300 projects, public and private, all over the world, from Korea to Canada, via France of course, the United States, Greece or even Morocco, replied with great frankness and humor to our questions.
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