In June you should be planting seeds for the coming year in both the potager and the flower garden
Another holiday and rental season is fast approaching and now is the time to start thinking about all those little (or big) jobs that need doing for next season around your property.
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.
The P-O is on red alert for pollen allergy. According to the RNSA (National Aerobiological Surveillance Network), responsible for the analysis of the content of the air, cypress pollen is at a particularly high level in our region as well as the Hérault, Aude, Lozère, Aveyron and Tarn.
Gardening in the Mediterranean climate presents some unique challenges requiring wise use of water and a knowledge and appreciation of plants and gardens suited to the Mediterranean climate.
Gardening in the Pyrenees Orientales. April is the month when things in the garden really begin to grow so it is time to catch up with your jobs.
There has been much confusion in the past surrounding
the laws for swimming pool security in France.
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These are in fact caterpillar nests, constructed by the pine processionary caterpillar (chenille processionnaire) larva, who live in large ‘tents’ and march out at night in single file (hence the name) to feed on the pine needles.