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Pepper, a festival of colors
Gardening

Pepper, a festival of colors

Whether they are raw, cooked, hot or cold, eaten as a crunch, in salads, in sorbets or simply browned in the oven, summer fruits and vegetables are easy to cook. Pepper in brief French production (1): 16 000 tonnes (2008-2012 average) Production basins: PACA, Aquitaine, Bretagne Availability: all year High season: July to August Average price in 2013 (2): € 3 / kg Home consumption in 2013 (2): 1.8 kg per household Nutrition (3): 100 g of peppers represent 27 kcal Pepper on the crop side Pepper is an annual plant.

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Christmas decoration design

To wow your family at Christmas, create your own tree from decorative elements that you have hung on the wall. Wooden letters forming the word "Christmas", balls of all kinds and different formats, pine cones, garlands, worms, candles ... The creatives will be able to give free rein to their imagination to make their tree. of Christmas.
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Pachysandra

Name: Pachysandra terminalisFamily: BuxaceaeType: PerennialHeight: 20 to 30 cmExposition: Part shade and shadeSoil: Ordinary, rather richFoliage: PersistentFlowering: May to JulyPlanting of pachysandraIt is preferable to plant in fall or spring, avoiding periods of frost. Set your sights on a shady or semi-shaded place because this plant does not like too much sun.
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Colorful foliage to brighten up the fall

HomeGardeningColorful foliage to brighten up the fallLet yourself be amazed by the fall colors and choose the trees and shrubs that are adorned with the most beautiful dresses in the fall.Let's start here with the liquidambar or American copalme which offers both a finely cut foliage and very aesthetic and flamboyant colors of red.
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Treatment: The otiorhync larva

This small white larva or worm, also called a "weevil", settles its nest in the roots of flowers, ornamental plants or vegetables. Although not considered to be a threatening attack on the life of the plant, a aggression by a large population and for a long time can become dangerous.
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Vriesea

In the bromeliad family, I ask for the vriesea.As original, colorful and exotic as its cousins, the vriesea is a houseplant of great beauty.Originally from South America, we appreciate its dark green foliage and beautiful flowering orange or yellow Find all the tips to have a beautiful Vriesea
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Trefoil spotted: a creeping perennial

The trefoil or lotus maculatus is a very original creeping perennial, here are some tips for a beautiful long-lasting flowering Name: Lotus maculatus Family: Fabaceae Type: Creeping perennial Height: 50-60 cm Exposure: Sunny Soil: Ordinary Flowering: April to September Planting trefoil seedlings Planting in place in spring.
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Houttuynia, chameleon

Name: Houttuynia cordataFamily: SaururaceaeType: PerennialHeight: 20 to 80 cmExposition: Shade and partial shadeSoil: Fresh and humusFoliage: PersistentFlowering: July to AugustPlanting of the houttuynia, chameleonIndifferently, in autumn or in spring.Choose a shady or very slightly sunny and preferably sheltered from the prevailing winds.
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An atypical city swimming pool

Here again in the city swimming pool category less than 30 m² in free form, this model is most surprising because of its silhouette. This infinity pool stands out for its wooden decks.CPR ​​/ DIFFAZUR PISCINESProduct description: Free-form with submerged beach and overflow.Dimensions: 7m x 4.80m x 3.50mMaterials: guniteSpecial technical characteristics: depth 0.90m to 1.70m , filtration 22m3 / h Coating: gray crystalroc Ranges: wood Options: submerged beach, diffaclean, diffapur, hydrocapt, diffaclear, overflow
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Guzmania

Guzmania offers, depending on the variety, flowers in shades of red, orange, mauve or yellow.It likes heat but is able to flower when the room is dark enough and can therefore be grown in a room in the North. tips for having a beautiful Guzmania
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Decorative ideas to create a Christmas atmosphere full of magic

Here are some ideas to stage your interiors and exteriors for the holiday season. Frosty atmosphere How about transforming your patio or balcony into ice floes this year? This winter, blow an icy wind on your outdoors. A luminous LED-based polar bear, a few electric pyramids, a white carpet, a luminous garland of ice cubes, a few white or snowflake-shaped balls, luminous pots, preferably white… and voila.
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A sumptuous wooden swimming pool

It is the landscaped arrangement of this entirely wooden swimming pool which was acclaimed by the jury of the 2012 Swimming Pool Trophies. This achievement obtained a special prize in the “Landscape integration” category. ERIC WETTIG PISCINES ET PAYSAGES Product description: Model: Made to measure wood PANDODimensions: 6.50m x 3.80m Materials: larch wood Coating: larch wood Ranges: cumaru wood Planks: cumaru wood Options: bench in the pool, automatic treatment, heat pump
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The essential bulbs to plant in the fall

Fall is undoubtedly the best time to plant your bulbs - these are the bulbs that will flower at the end of winter, the following spring or summer. But be careful, not all bulbs are frost resistant! winter then here are the essential bulbs that you can safely leave in the ground, even in the event of winter frosts.
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A city pool that looks like a fountain

HomeGardeningA city swimming pool that looks like a fountainThis swimming pool hanging on a steep slope in the Périgord conquered, by the originality of its shape, the jury of the Swimming Pool Trophies 2012. It won gold in the city swimming pool category below 30 m² of angular shape.
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Soap maker

Name: Koelreuteria paniculataFamily: SapindaceaeType: TreeHeight: 6 to 8 mExposition: SunnySoil: OrdinaryFoliage: DeciduousFlowering: June to JulySoap plantingIndifferently, in fall or spring.Multiplication by root cuttings in spring.Soap maker sizeNo pruning is necessary .
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André Le Nôtre, royal gardener

In 2013, we celebrated the 400th anniversary of the birth of André Le Nôtre, the gardener of Louis XIV. The opportunity to look back on a prolific career whose works continue to enchant today's walkers.Grandson and son of the king's gardeners, young André learned his trade from his father, Pierre Le Nôtre, in the Tuileries garden.
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A Flower truck in the streets of the capital

Among the buses that crisscross the streets of Paris daily, there is one that should not go unnoticed on Tuesday 9 October. Filled with thousands of flowers of all kinds, the Flower truck will brighten the day for passers-by who cross its path. During its journey, this very special bus will make around ten stops in different places in the capital.
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Tuberose

Name: Polianthes tuberosa Family: Asparagaceae Type: Bulbous Height: 50 to 100 cm Exposure: Sunny Soil: Sandy Flowering: September-October Tuberose planting Preferably in April or May, at about 3/4 cm deep.Respect a spacing of 10/15 cm between each bulb and create spots of color by grouping them in groups of ten in the same place Tuberose size Remove the stems of wilted flowers as they come.
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New Bosch Rotak Lawn Mowers

With the handle with the "Ergoflex" system, Bosch brings decisive added value to its Rotak lawn mowers. This new handle makes the mowers even more manoeuvrable and reduces the strain on the user's arms and back. The multi handle -positions offer a spontaneous and natural grip of the mower.
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Nasturtiums against aphids

In addition to the beautiful flowering offered by nasturtiums, they are also an excellent way to avoid aphid invasions.Whether in the kitchen garden, near fruit trees or near rose bushes, this plant is to be used without moderation. Aphids, a good way to keep them away If you've heard that these pretty little flowers, nasturtiums, keep aphids away, it's because you've been listening to the right place!
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A surprising spa

This masonry spa with waterfall and overflow is both a particularly aesthetic and innovative achievement. The gold trophy was awarded to him in the spa category. series of 4 Venturi jets, series of 4 Venturi jets with blower, aerojets in the bench.
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