A plank, a bastaing and a joist are all three of the materials used for large carpentry and house building work, and particularly for those relating to the construction of frames and floors. These are pieces of wood sawn into thick, rectangular sections with sharp edges that differ in size and weight.
Perrine and Charles Hervé-Gruyer, you created, in 2004, the farm of Bec Hellouin in Haute-Normandie, nowadays the reference in permaculture.First, can you trace the history of this organic farm project that has become a showcase for permaculture in France? We moved to Bec Hellouin in 2004 after many years of studying nature all around the planet.
The AMAP (Associations for the maintenance of a peasant agriculture) are more and more numerous and more and more appreciated by the consumers of the cities or the countryside which have no garden or not enough time to put it to profit. To find the AMAP closest to you, in order to join, this site lists all the AMAP existing in France.
Christmas is a special time in the year. To put some magic in your interior, recreate in a corner of your living room an enchanted forest that will delight both young and old. For this, install a beautiful white fir tree that you decorate with wooden elements and place all around small animals of all sizes.
Each year, a jury of journalists meets to award the Trophies of the Pool. Innovation and professionalism of companies, which offer innovative products, comfortable and design, are thus honored. For the 2012 edition, 450 files were reviewed in 16 distinct categories and 34 achievements that were honored on Tuesday, October 23.
From June 24 to July 3, 2011, Picardy (Aisne, Oise and Somme) invites you to share 10 days of celebration in the heart of its gardens with 18 artistic creations in the heart of the gardens of Picardy! For its 3rd edition, the Jardins en Scène Festival has concocted a program full of surprises: an hour from Paris, 18 unique artistic experiences, innovative and festive cultural scenes... in the garden!
The 23rd edition of the International Garden Festival will take place from 25 April to 19 October 2014, on the theme: "Capital Sins of the Garden"... The gardens evoke so, normally, both the through and the excesses of our time that the free world and light eternal gardens. Fragrance heady, vegetable daring, diverse and varied excess, the obverse and reverse of those "caught" venial or major of yesterday and today will be discussed with subtlety.
The International Garden Festival Chaumont 2013 will have the theme "Jardins des sensations". This 22nd edition will host designers from around the world and will offer many appointments throughout the season. Bernard Pivot, well-known literary journalist, presided over the jury of this 2013 Festival which has selected twenty international projects that will propose original, innovative, audacious or dreamlike works or gardens.
The Roseraie of Val-de-Marne has just been awarded the "Outstanding Garden" label by the Ministry of Culture and Communication. It is especially the botanical richness as a conservatory of the Rosa genus that has been noticed in the Rose Garden. The beauty of the Roseraie of Val-de-Marne and its perfect state of maintenance were also welcomed.
This Friday, April 22nd, 2016, it is the Day of the Earth or rather the "International Day of the nourishing Earth" which has thematic tree. In addition, this 46th edition coincides with the official signing of the Paris Agreement on Climate Change, at United Nations Headquarters in New York, adopted at COP 21 in Paris on December 12, 2015.
In 1977, between Charentes and Limousin, Jean-Louis Vignaud created the Arboretum du Chêne-Vert in Chabanais. He transforms the three hectares of the family estate, hitherto dedicated to market gardening and pastures, into a place where he pursues his lush vegetal dream, from the granite hill to the silty banks of the Vienne.
At the foot of the Vercors, 50 km from Grenoble, there is, for over 20 years, a benchmark of ecology, in an exceptional natural heritage, the Trièves. This site will surprise you with its organic gardens which are in the middle of the forest. We discover a real family vegetable garden of biodiversity, intimate space, source of well-being, health, and savings, which is needed by the times.