They disappear like ‘gateaux chauds’ 🙂 so if you still haven’t managed to bag yourself a copy of the latest P-O Life, you should be able to find one in the following places.
If, like us, you have access to an irrigation canal, water supply is simple during the summer months: you water or irrigate at the set times as laid down by your Mairie.
The mosquito, (‘little fly’ in Spanish) has been around for more than 30 million years.
It can come as quite a surprise just how much water is lost from a swimming pool via evaporation, due to heat, humidity and wind.
In June you should be planting seeds for the coming year in both the potager and the flower garden
Special promotion on this easy-to-install heat pump from Astral, compatible with most installations.
According to the ‘code forestier’ and ‘arrêté prefectoral’ of 18/13/2004, if you are the owner of land which is less than 200 metres from woodland, brush land or moors, it is your legal responsibility to limit fire risk by clearing and cutting back all undergrowth within 50 metres of your property.
May is the time when results really begin to show. The pleasure of being in a well-stocked, colourful and fragrant garden is really apparent, and if the weather is warm enough even swimming may be possible for those of us who are hardy enough, although the water will still be about 20 deg.C.
After contact with the processionary caterpillars, I was in agony for a couple of weeks until I saw your posting – and it helped the doctors by giving them a diagnosis. So – please let ladies know that they should cross their legs!
Am I an organic gardener? An honest answer is “partly”. I believe in trying to do without chemical aids in the garden and have turned to using natural fertilisers and compost and to employing organic gardening techniques for controlling pests where possible. However, I also use chemical methods where necessary.