Horticulture

All about “Cocoa”

March 29, 2020

Characteristics of cocoa: Rich in flavonoids; Rich in magnesium; Rich in potassium; Protects against cardiovascular diseases; Anti-stress role. What is cocoa? Cocoa identity card Origin: Africa, South America and Indonesia Season: October to March and April to June; Color: Dark brown; Flavor: Suave. Characteristics of cocoa During the harvest, cocoa beans are found in fruits […]

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All about “Bergamot Orange”, a citrus fruit

March 29, 2020

The health benefits of bergamot orange Relieves digestive disorders Bergamot is effective when consumed as an infusion to relieve transit problems, stomach cramps or spasms . Calms skin irritations The essential oil of bergamot obtained from the zest of bergamot will reduce the itching and irritation of the skin related to eczem a, hives or psoriasis . However, be careful not to expose yourself […]

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All about “Brugnon / Nectarine”

March 29, 2020

Brugnon Hydrating With its juicy flesh, the brugnon will bring you a good amount of water and will refresh you easily. Antioxidant Nugget will participate in the maintenance of good cellular health by trapping free radicals thanks to its beta-carotene content. Nutritional values ​​of brugnon Per 100g of nuggets Water 86.8 g Carbohydrates 8.9g Fat […]

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All about “Basil / Tulsi”

March 29, 2020

Basil: health benefits and virtues Basil is a herb used as a flavouring in cooking. Its fragrant flavour is characteristic of Italian dishes but it is also widely used in Asian countries, especially in Thailand. Characteristics of the basil: Rich in antioxidants; Rich in vitamin K; Antibacterial; Fight against free radicals; Fight against the appearance of certain pathologies. […]

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All about “Banana and plantain”

March 29, 2020

Nutritional value of bananas and plantains   Raw (sweet) banana, medium size, 18 cm to 20 cm / 120 g Raw plantain, sliced, 125 ml (1/2 cup) / 80 g Cooked plantain, sliced, 125 ml (1/2 cup) / 80 g Calories 105 95 94 Protein 1.3 g 1.0 g 0.6g Carbohydrates 27.0 g 24.9 g […]

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All about Ackee, a little-known fruit

March 28, 2020

Ackee/akea, a little-known fruit The health benefits of akea Facilitates digestion It is the fiber content of akea that will regulate intestinal transit and facilitate digestion as a whole. Boosts immune defenses Vitamin C present in akea will boost the body’s immune defenses while playing a very interesting antioxidant role. Please note that akea can […]

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All about Avocado

March 28, 2020

Avocado, an exotic fruit with many benefits Fruit of a tree native to Central and South America, avocado is prized for its tender flesh like butter. A true chameleon of appetizers and starters, it can be prepared in a thousand and one ways, whether with a vinaigrette, salad, mousse, stuffed or in the traditional guacamole. Avocado can […]

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All about Almond

March 27, 2020

Health profile Almond: understand everything in 2 min Great importance is given to the almond for its high content of phytosterols, monounsaturated fatty acids, vegetable proteins, soluble fibers, vitamins and minerals. In fact, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) of the United States allows since 2003 to put on the labels of food products the following […]

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All about Apricot

March 27, 2020

Nutritional value of apricot   Fresh apricot, 3 medium fruits (105 g) Dried apricot, sulfurized, 6 halves (21 g) Calories 50 51 Protein 1.5g 0.7 g Carbohydrates 11.7g 13.2 g Fat 0.4 g 0.1g Dietary fiber 2.1g 1.5g Glycemic load  : Low Antioxidant power  : High                         Source: Health Canada. Canadian Nutrient File , 2010 Apricot health profile Consumed fresh, dried, […]

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Seedless fruits and vegetables: natural or not?

March 7, 2020

Grapes, watermelons, mandarins but also cucumbers and pickles … seedless fruits and vegetables are popular on stalls and in vegetable gardens. To meet this demand, the seed catalogs display, for example, varieties of tomatoes “fleshy and with very few seeds”. But how do you get these varieties and what is it for?  The seeds are actually seeds […]

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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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