Can you light a fire outdoors in France to burn your garden waste? Maybe – but it’s best to check first with your local Mairie or fire service to make sure you don’t get a fine. Rules for having a garden fire in France. What you need to do.
When Nicola and her husband tried buying a small right of way serving their garden a few months ago, little did they know how long it would take to achieve Read about Nicola’s conversation with the local mayor regarding buying that small piece of land
An unusually early Summer and Autumn this year means that Nicola’s orchard is growing faster than normal. Apples have to be picked and pressed well ahead of schedule Pressing apples for juice in France isn’t as straightforward as it seems
Taking the occasional sneaky peek into next door’s garden can be useful: it can give you great ideas for your own patch, and you can even get useful tips and advice if you’re lucky enough to have a friendly neighbour. Just don’t get too competitive… Read Nicola’s story when she thought she had outsmarted her […]
The joys of growing your own fruit and veg in your French garden, followed by the satisfaction of enjoying them all year round! Read about Jean’s homegrown garden produce and her ideas for surplus strawberries…