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Trees and shrubs

Berberis thunbergii: Thunberg barberry

Berberis thunbergii is a beautiful shrub, in particular thanks to its flowering and its scarlet red berries which are the delight of birds in winter.In summary, what you need to know: Name: Berberis thunbergiiFamily: BerberidaceaeType: ShrubHeight: 1 to 3 mExposure : Sunny and partial shade Soil: Ordinary, well drained Foliage: Deciduous or evergreen Flowering: April-May Planting Berberis thunbergii It is preferable to plant Berberis thunbergii in the fall to promote rooting before winter and therefore better recovery in spring Planting possible in the spring for all subjects purchased in pots or containers.
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Trees and shrubs

Japanese camellia: planting and caring

Japanese Camellia in brief: Latin name: Camellia japonicaFamily: TeaaceaeType: Evergreen shrubPort: ErectHeight: 2 to 3 mDiameter: 2 mExposure: Shade to partial shade Soil: Acid, cool, well drainedRustic: Yes (down to -12 ° C) Flowering: December to April depending on the cultivar The Japanese camellia is an evergreen shrub with glossy, dark green leaves.
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Gardening

Enter the secret gardens of Essonne

On October 6 and 7, meet at Colette, Igor and Tamara, Maya, Pascal, Micheline or even Nicolas and Simone to discover their magnificent gardens. As part of the “Secrets of gardens in Essonne, Automne” event, these individuals are happy to welcome you on October 6 and 7, 2012 to reveal their little corners of paradise that they have lovingly furnished.
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Garden flowers

A lovely winter balcony

Your balcony or terrace is not doomed to sadness during the winter.Our tips for waking them up while waiting for spring.Prefer perennials By favoring perennials, you will have plants that will stay in place each year rather than annuals that 'will need to be replaced, which will increase your labor and costs.
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Gardening

Bignone: jasmine from Virginia

Bignone, also known as jasmine of virginia, is a beautiful climber that flowers all summer. In summary, what you need to know: Name: Campsis Family: Bignonaceae Type: Climbing plant Height: 5 to 10 m Exposure: Sunny Soil: Rather rich, fresh and well drained Foliage: Deciduous Flowering: June to October depending on climate Its trumpet-shaped flowers, orange or red, are spectacular and can adorn the garden until the first frost (Photo © Jag Images) Planting the bignone It is recommended to plant the bignone in the fall but it can also be planted in the spring provided you provide more regular watering at the beginning.
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Animals

How to educate your dog with clicker training?

Educating your dog in a gentle and positive way is possible thanks to the clicker training method which is opposed to coercive training. The concept developed by Karen Pryor in the USA is revolutionary in the canine world from the 70s. Indeed, the clicker training conditions the animal to behave well in order to obtain a reward.
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