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ARABETTE, Arabette des Alpes: Sow, plant, divide, maintain

ARABETTE, Arabette des Alpes: Sow, plant, divide, maintain

Arabette, white, red, always explosive! Arabette forms tiny white flowers with 4 petals arranged in a cross or red with a yellow heart, about 1 cm in diameter and sometimes double. The crab is a very rustic and very floriferous plant that benefits best from full sun but also partial shade exposure and will bear many flowers from winter until early summer in the form of magnificent flower carpets.

Cyclamen of Naples, advice on planting and maintenance

Cyclamen of Naples, advice on planting and maintenance

Cyclamen de Naples, des belles fleurs d’automne des jardins ombragésLe cyclamen de Naples est un cyclamen nain d’automne. Au jardin, il fait partie des fleurs qui offrent une continuité florale entre l’été et l’hiver grâce à une floraison tardive. Cette vivace bulbeuse – corme aplati – produit des belles touffes de feuilles vertes unies ou bien marbrées d’argent.

Rhododendron, plant, maintain, prune ...

Rhododendron, plant, maintain, prune ...

Rhododendron, a magnificent shrub for heather land, this shrub is widely cultivated in our gardens. The rhododendron is as popular in small gardens as it is in large ones. When the shrub reaches the "peak" of its flowering, the leaves are completely hidden behind the flowers because they are numerous.

Mexican agerata, sowing, planting, nurturing

Mexican agerata, sowing, planting, nurturing

Mexican agerate or successful flower borders The Mexican agerate is a beautiful, flowering annual plant. It is more and more popular in garden centers. The plant produces beautiful, dense clusters that can reach 90 cm in height. Although annual, the plant holds up well to changeable weather conditions.

Bruyère - Info and advice

Bruyère - Info and advice

Heather, they beautify the garden all year round There are many varieties of heather, more than 800, including 2 more widespread genera, the genus Heather Erica as well as Heather Calluna. Heather is ideal for flower beds, but it is a plant that grows slowly and, in fact, to flower quickly a large space left free in the garden, it will be necessary to have several feet.

Size of roses -

Size of roses -

Size of roses…. Better late than early…. When, sometimes, sunny days appear in the garden and the spots are less numerous, one is tempted by a little bit of gardening. Remove the dead branches as well as the yellowed or completely cooked leaves on the ground, clean, prune… But in the case of the rose bush, it is advisable not to act too early in the season.

Tuberous wisteria or potato bean, vegetable and perennial flower - Our website

Tuberous wisteria or potato bean, vegetable and perennial flower - Our website

Tuberous wisteria, magnificent climber of the perpetual vegetable garden This fabulous tuberous wisteria produces a magnificent bloom of flowers in tight clusters, with shades of parma, old rose, and delicately distilled hints of purple. The tubers were widely consumed by American Indians, Native Americans and especially in the northern regions, the plant being perfectly hardy.

Half-slit grafting, fruit tree grafting: the info in pictures - Our website

Half-slit grafting, fruit tree grafting: the info in pictures - Our website

Half-slit grafting in 8 steps and in pictures A half-slit graft, why do it? Fruit trees often do not tolerate seedlings which will produce rootstocks rather than actual fruit-producing trees. Some produce rare, puny, taste degraded fruit, others no fruit at all.