And if we cooked vegetable steaks?

September 14, 2018

The craze for vegetable steaks reflects a desire to eat healthier while preserving the planet and animal welfare. With soy, peas or cereals, many processors and distributors now offer these products that are now in different forms: patties, steaks, sliced … Is it the end of meat consumption? Advanced research for these new products Like Téréos, […]

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What is the taste of vegetables?

September 14, 2018

” It was better before ! The vegetables had more taste. We often think so, convinced by our memories or by an inclination to magnify the past. But looking closer, was the food once so much better?  Take what nature gives us … … yes, but without domestication , no food. The wild ancestors of our carrots, lettuce, radishes, eggplants and […]

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The FADING Miracle of Madhya Pradesh – Soybean

September 13, 2018

ABCofAgri Publish code: IN139811A INTRODUCTION Soybean is an important leguminous crop also known as the “Miracle crop”. Soybean originated in South East Asia and was domesticated by the farmers of China around 1100 BC. Although it belongs to leguminosae family, soybean is not used as a pulse but finds its use as an oilseed. Soybean […]

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How to prevent PLANTS from getting SICK?

September 13, 2018

Have you ever found brown spots hidden inside a leaf? Black spots in a potato? These are diseases caused by fungi or viruses: like any living thing, plants get sick. Their diseases affect the quality of harvested products and yield. For farmers, gardeners or gardeners, one of the solutions to prevent these diseases is to choose naturally resistant varieties. […]

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The bindweeds

August 12, 2018

The bindweed, this old gardener’s traveling companion – who does not have one in his garden? A voluble climbing plant, particularly resistant and invasive, this convolvulace with pretty white or pink flowers has for primary biotope the alluvial valleys congested with nutrients. The cultivated land, our gardens, but also the roadsides and the wastelands suit him perfectly! In France, […]

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My first balcony kitchen garden

August 12, 2018

By dint of seeing pretty images of generous vegetable gardens in very small spaces on Pinterest or Instagram , you say you perhaps: “And if I did my first kitchen garden balcony? It does not seem so complicated after all. “ We have bad news and a good one! The bad: if we made a ratio ( effort of installation and maintenance) / ( generosity of […]

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If I were a plant…

August 12, 2018

”  If I were a plant, I would not want to be one of those plants that have too much to do with man. No oats, no wheat, no barley, without being able to get out of it, in a field in good standing – and one does not even leave corn to their corn for their […]

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Water in the garden – or how to water?

August 12, 2018

The quality of a plant’s water supply is paramount: many of the problems gardeners face are actually related to poor hydration. Water well , it is first to know the origin of the plant that is watered, and the rain regime that it prefers. We do not water radishes and a cactus in the same way! By simulating the frequency and intensity of the […]

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Planter of wild flowers

August 12, 2018

A little bit fed up with multicolored thoughts or geraniums in your planters ? And if we put a little savagery in all this? Wild flowers that grow along the roadsides, weeds that happen and ask for a piece of soil, beautiful flowers, sometimes medicinal , often honey are waiting for you! Just observe, collect some seeds at the right time , and hop – it changes […]

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All you ever wanted to know about the rose bush

August 12, 2018

Your rosebush does not have the shape , it blooms in a random way? I almost want to say that it’s normal ! You think it’s probably your fault because you do not know how to prune it or it does not have the fertilizer it needs? Not at all ! Rose bushes are known to be particularly fragile, so unless you turn into […]

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Ice saints and global warming

August 12, 2018

Ice saints, when is it? On May 11th, 12th and 13th each year we celebrate the Ice Saints – and not as the facetious picture of this article suggests, the ice breasts , or the holy ice , as we often hear! From one year to the next, the ice saints are therefore fixed. Traditionally, Saint Mamert , Saint Pancrace and Saint Servais were asked by farmers to […]

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The weeds between the slabs

August 12, 2018

How to weed our terrace? How can I get rid of the weeds that invade my terrace or driveway? Eternal question of gardeners! Between the slabs of your terrace, in the driveway that leads to the garage, everywhere and especially where you do not want it, herbs continue to grow despite all your efforts ? I often see this question […]

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Succeed radishes

August 12, 2018

Radishes, it looks easy like that, but when you start, it’s not always easy to know how to do it! If you do not know anything about it or if you want to know more, abcofagri helps you to see clearly, and in addition we give you our little secrets ! 3 important points: Choose a suitable variety , depending on when you […]

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How to keep your orchids alive and make them bloom again

August 12, 2018

“The word Orchid comes from the Latin orchis with the influence of the Greek orkhidion – which means testicle”. It seemed important to us to write an article about this detail, which is often overlooked! But no, the subject here is to tell you more about Orchids , which are too often seen as “flowering plants”. Some […]

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My hens in urban garden.

August 12, 2018

– Audrey’s little vegetable garden, very motivated beginner gardener, and Mother of two young children – so exhausted overall, except in the garden! Hello my cabbages, Do you remember my challenge? Eat at least one food a day fresh-dry or frozen from my garden.  For the freshest year is almost done, I just adopted three laying pullets , […]

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