Award-winning designer James Besson shows us how a garden can thrive in an unlikely setting in the south of France.
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Few experiences can match the pleasure of eating your own home grown vegetables. The flavour and texture far exceed anything you can buy in a shop. Growing vegetables is also a natural incentive to
When purchasing property in France, the transfer deed prepared by the notaire will often specify that in the event of any error in the description of any easements affecting the property, the purchaser has no right of recourse against the vendor.
Another way to start a winter herb garden indoors is to move plants from your garden into your kitchen, says gardening topic host Elaine Jarvis.
Want to encourage more birds, butterflies and bees into your garden? Here are plants that should do the trick
A handy list of common terms in French on gardening, plants, and tools.
Image not found.One of the joys of gardening is seeing your garden grow in sheer numbers of plants that you have produced yourself. Obviously there is always the time and …
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