Ice Saints 2023: names, sayings and dates of May frosts

SAINT OF ICE. Pancrace, Servais and Mamert, the famous ice saints dreaded by gardeners have been lenient this year, what will happen in 2023? Will France experience a period of frost? What dates are left to watch with Saint Urban? What should or should not be planted? All our answers to your questions.
Garden 2022-12-22 07:56:03 by Terry

A thousand and one orchids 2023: the Jardin des Plantes exhibition not to be missed

Orchid enthusiasts, don't miss the 10th anniversary edition of One Thousand & One Orchids. From February 8 to March 6, 2023, the large tropical greenhouses of the Jardin des Plantes will showcase this superb floral exhibition. Exhibitors, pop-up shop, prices... Here's what you need to know before you get there.
Garden 2022-12-22 07:56:03 by Terry

How do you prepare your vegetable garden for winter?

Temperatures drop, cold sets in and frost will soon attack your vegetable garden. How to prepare it for the arrival of winter? Answers in 5 indispensable steps.
Garden 2022-12-18 02:07:02 by Terry

10 plants with medicinal properties

Focus on plants whose flowers, roots or stems allow, in controlled doses, to treat various ailments as naturally as possible.
Garden 2022-12-18 02:07:02 by Terry

Christmas flowers: what varieties to offer for the holidays?

To decorate your festive table, what better than some Christmas flowers? Here are tips for growing 5 seasonal flowers and even forcing a few bulbs to bloom prematurely.
Garden 2022-12-21 07:09:02 by Terry

Poinsettia: everything to maintain and make the Christmas star blush

White, pink, yellow or red, the poinsettia or Christmas star is a shrub spurge native to Mexico. Both very beautiful and decorative thanks to its long red bracts, also available in other colors depending on the variety, the perennial grows well indoors provided it is rigorously maintained.
Garden 2022-12-11 19:42:02 by Terry

Christmas rose: everything to maintain and associate this toxic hellebore

Delicate in appearance, the hellebore is nevertheless a rustic flower, resistant to the cold since it flowers in winter. There are 15 species of hellebores and many varieties. Some, such as Helleborus niger or Christmas rose, bloom in December or January. Very toxic, this plant of the Ranunculaceae family was once used to treat madness because of its action on the nervous system.
Garden 2022-12-11 19:40:05 by Terry

These outdoor plants withstand all seasons

Are you looking for cold-hardy Mediterranean plants? Or northern plants that tolerate dry, hot summers? This article is made for you. Discover 7 plants that resist all seasons.
Garden 2022-12-09 12:43:08 by Terry

Christmas cactus: all about the (very simple) maintenance of this winter flower

The Christmas cactus, or Schlumbergera truncata, is an easy-care houseplant. It blooms profusely for several weeks at the end of the year celebrations, hence its name. This depolluting cactus is ideal for bringing a floral touch to your interior in winter.
Garden 2022-12-08 12:17:03 by Terry

3 plants to attract money

Some plants bring good luck. More specifically, they would attract positive energies and make the place where they are places of prosperity and well-being. Discover some of them.
Garden 2022-12-04 11:07:02 by Terry