Horticulture

What to do in the garden and vegetable garden in June? Start saving water.

August 12, 2018

The month of June is the best in the garden! Is a famous saying invented … right now. Long days and the beginning of the hot weather are at the rendezvous, it’s time not to be overflowed.  So we are already starting to harvest fruits such as raspberries and short cycle vegetables such as radishes […]

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The cutting for dummies

August 11, 2018

After our articles on the recognition of plants or associations useful to the kitchen garden , we continue in the series “for Dummies” – but of course, you are not worthless for a penny, you are even great ! One of the greatest pleasures of the gardener is to multiply the plants he loves. The most common method is sowing , especially in the vegetable garden, […]

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Strawberry cultivation for Dummies – and others.

August 10, 2018

In fact, growing strawberries is not particularly complicated at first, so why make an entire article? First, to go to bed all a little stupid months. Second, to list the tricks that make the difference between “strawberries to bleed belly” and “not a lot of strawberries”. And trimo – or tertio for those who prefer the correct French – to […]

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The size of fruit trees.

August 8, 2018

Why do you have to prune the fruit trees? Why do not you have to prune the fruit trees? How to do it ? When? We will also give you ways to make decisions after watching your plant. By fruit trees, we speak here of the most common fruit trees such as apple, pear, cherry, plum, mirabelle plum, apricot, peach, […]

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The soft size of the fruit trees.

August 8, 2018

The ”  soft pruning  ” of fruit trees in contrast to “severe pruning” aims to respect the natural development of each tree. Thibaut tells you what principles he follows to cut by adapting to what he has in front of him. The soft waist is first to observe. In front of a tree, I observe: where does the light come from ? Which […]

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The MELON, tips to learn how to cultivate it well.

August 7, 2018

Ah, cultivate the melon yourself … Here is a form of achievement for any gardener installed north of the Loire! We therefore dedicate this note to him, in order to better understand his needs, and of course to go to bed less stupid. Our intention here is to offer you a holistic approach: to begin by understanding where […]

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The basics to understand and grow RASPBERRY

August 7, 2018

If you like raspberries, you should know the BA-BA on raspberries! It’s like that, it’s vital. Already to sleep less stupid, but also not stupidly consume something without knowing how it grows. So we offer you this article to tell you where raspberries come from, what they like, what they do not like, and their physiological peculiarities. Where […]

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Hemp: a fiber full of future

July 20, 2018

What is the common point between a racehorse and a lover of handwritten letters? Hemp ! Yes, this vegetable raw material is used both to make comfortable bedding for equines, and to make high-end letterheads. And if its culture tends to develop nowadays all over the world, it is thanks to a French exception …  History of […]

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Nectar or fruit juice: which one to choose?

July 3, 2018

In the supermarket, nectars and fruit juices fill the shelves. But which of the two to choose? Characteristics of fruit nectars The nectars: some like, but know that if you are looking for fruit , better go your way. These drinks are composed of syrup, juice or fruit puree in low content (sometimes reconstituted), sugar and water. Their consumption is therefore of […]

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Banana, kiwi, peach: How to ripen fruit?

July 2, 2018

Banana too green, kiwi hard as concrete, avocado too firm … If you are in a hurry, there are techniques to accelerate the ripening of some fruits. It is possible to accelerate the ripening of certain fruits, so-called climacteric. These fruits, which produce ethylene , have the ability to ripen other climacteric fruits nearby. To taste your kiwis faster, just place them […]

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FRUIT or VEGETABLE: what is the difference?

July 2, 2018

Tomato, fruit or vegetable? The question of the difference between these two classes of food is not so simple. To distinguish a fruit from a vegetable , one must first choose one side: that of the cook or that of the botanist . Both are clearly irreconcilable … Cooking fruits and vegetables For the cooking, the difference between fruits and vegetables is quite simple. A fruit […]

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Coconut oil and benefits: more risks than health benefits?

May 10, 2018

Coconut oil, source of benefits or rather dangerous for health? Find out if you can use it safely. Coconut oil, benefits and dangers: an oil good or bad for the health? Coconut oil is increasingly used for cooking, which is why it is now found on the shelves of several supermarkets. If you think you’ve heard of […]

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5 foods to buy in September

April 26, 2018

 From apples to zucchini, there is plenty of fresh produce at your local market this month. Here are five foods to eat in September. 1. Raspberries These delicate and fragile berries are full of colors and flavors. For just 64 calories per cup, raspberries are not only delicious: they are also a good source of vitamin A, vitamin […]

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10 reasons to eat strawberries

April 24, 2018

Fresh or frozen, strawberries remain a small fruit in great demand and full of virtues. Here are the 10 amazing assets that you reserve this fruit. Eat more strawberries If you are not already fond of strawberries, you should become one. Not only are they juicy, summery and delicious, they are also a remarkable food in every respect. Full […]

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Your guide to tropical fruits

April 24, 2018

Do you want to enhance the good old fruit salad? Add tropical fruits, they are packed with nutrients and flavor. Here’s how to use them. Passion fruit What’s this? : This small ovoid fruit contains edible seeds and a juicy pulp, sweet and tart. Its hull or bark may be dark purple or pale green. The pulp and edible seeds […]

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