The substratum for orchids

The substratum for epiphyte orchids The nature of this substatum isn’t very important as its purpose…

Basic rules for trimming Guide to buy best corded string trimmer

For various reasons, we must trim plants from time to time.  The reason may be to…

Organic Treatments

Every gesture is important for the protection of the environment.  The amateur gardener can play his…

Bordeaux Mixture

The Bordeaux mixture is a copper-baed universal fungicide.  It is a traditional recipe compsed of copper…

Parasites of Indoor Plants

Red spiders These are small red spiders which invade plants, often beneath the leaves.  They weave…

Weeding

With the arrival of Summer, your banks start being invaded by unwelcome weeds. Not only are…

Some insecticide recipes

Black soap with linseed oil dosage : 300ml per 10 litres good for greenfly dilute with…

Thermic Weeding

For the gardener, weeding never seems to end.  The easy solution is to resort to chemical…

The garden gabion

The gabion that we find in the garden has its origins in civil engineering techniques where…

Tool maintenance

Winter is the season when the garden, and the gardener, takes a rest.  This is the…