Clay soil

Clay soil is a difficult soil to manage. It needs lots of humus and drainage. Some plants love it, though!

Bulbs in clay and flooded soil

Bulbs must be planted in light ground if they are to develop properly. However, the soil of some gardens is clay and often waterlogged during the winter months.
Planting bulbs in clay soil

How to know your type of garden soil

Know your type of soil and you’ll succeed in growing your plants. This will point out how to make it better and which species will fare best.
Sandy soil in a hand, the best way to identify the type of soil.

Hydrogel water crystals to beat drought

This is a product that goes by many different names: Polyter, Water Crystals, Orbeez, Watergel, Hydrogel, Hydrosource, Water drops, root watering crystals, super-absorbent polymers, PAM, water retention granules, hydrating crystals, water beads, water pebbles, hydrobeads, crystal soil, water jelly, jelly balls, soil moist, super slusher… The list seems endless and shows how much hope is […]
The sun is reflected in a swollen bead of hydrogel balls.

Organic tips for great soil health

Knowing your soil type, delicately working the ground, associating plants and protecting them without using fertilizer or pesticides, all these tips will lead to healthy organic soil.
Healthy soil attracts all sorts of beneficial animals like this robin.

Phytophthora: one name, many plant diseases

Phytophthora is a word used to describe more than just a single disease. The term refers to many different plant pathologies which have more or less severe impacts (crown rot, mildew, ink disease, etc.) It’s more accurate to use the phrase “phytophthora diseases”.
phytophthora on a tomato plant and fruit

Bulb flowers, advice on how to plant them

Bulb planting takes place in fall or in spring depending on when the blooming season is. Spring-flowering bulbs are planted in fall and summer-flowering bulbs need planting in spring.
Planting bulbs
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