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4 septembre 2012 0 Comments

So you really want to reduce the maintenance in your french garden ? part four

Garden maintenance, the war on weeds, call it as you wish it’s never going to go away. Here are my top tips for gradually changing your tactics so that you can spend less time working on your garden and more time enjoying it.   The follow up to part 3 is to say OK now [...]

4 septembre 2012 0 Comments

So you want to reduce the maintenance of your « french garden » ? part two

So you really want to reduce the maintenance in your french garden ? Garden maintenance, the war on weeds, call it as you wish it’s never going to go away. Here are my top tips for gradually changing your tactics so that you can spend less time working on your garden and more time enjoying it. [...]

4 septembre 2012 0 Comments

So you want to reduce the maintenance of your « french garden » ? part one

So you really want to reduce the maintenance in your french garden ? Garden maintenance, the war on weeds, call it as you wish it’s never going to go away. Here are my top tips for gradually changing your tactics so that you can spend less time working on your garden and more time enjoying it. [...]

5 mars 2011 0 Comments

First mowing of the year:La première tonte de l’année

The first mowing of the year, That smell is unique. Could you just mow over these pretty little violets and not have a guilty concience? La première tonte de l’année, qu’est ce que ça sent bon! Pourriez vous tondre par dessus des violettes sans regrets? Ils sont tellement mignons.

6 octobre 2010 0 Comments

Trees: up close and personal , Greet the trees at their level:

Everybody is familiar with the forest but seen from above there are new sensations to discover. Patrick and Christophe Gauci who have years of experience in landscape contracting have decided to create a new suspended landscape. Their new « accrobranche » park called Natura Game reveals a new way to apprehend the forest. We had [...]

6 octobre 2010 0 Comments

A shining sea of plastic in Tarn et Garonne

On my travels around SW France on my way to see a client and her garden in the Tarn et Garonne I ventured over a hill crest into the valley at Beaumont de Lomagne to see a shining becon of light!! It was a huge farmers shed or barn shining in the sunlight. It was [...]

6 octobre 2010 0 Comments

Les mélanges de graines pour prairies fleuries.

Les mélanges de graines pour prairies fleuries. Cette année, la mairie de Colomiers (31) a réalisé des plantations de prairies fleuries. D’une très grande réussite, ces prairies ont crée un effet coloré et original dans leur contexte urbain, très remarqué par la population. Les surfaces semées avec les mélanges fleuris représentent des milliers de mètres [...]