December


Take hard wood cuttings. Keep rats and mice out of buildings with rodenticides. Keep houseplants away from cold draughts and bring in from the window sill at night.

FAQ

  • Has your plant been destroyed by the frost? +

    Temperatures can drop to -8 ° to -10 ° C in the heart of winter, and this can have a big impact on your plants. As a precaution, it is recommended to protect the most sensitive plants with mulch on the ground or at the base of the trunks. In addition, you should also be wary of late frosts, which can even occur as late as April.

  • Is your plant in its place? +

    This is the first question he must ask knowing that each variety has its own requirements and few of them can adapt to all weather conditions. Similarly, the soils are not always welcoming to all plants. The plants called "heath land" (camellia, azalea, rhododendron, magnolia ...), for example, that land will not tolerate acid. While the calcareous plants (cistus, Montpellier maple, hawthorn ...) need a pattern ground limestone. It is important to know or to analyze the soil. Poorly prepared, any plant, even well treated, remains the target of opportunistic parasites who take advantage of his weakness.

  • When should I plant trees and shrubs? +

    Trees and shrubs grown in containers are planted throughout the year outside the periods of frost and drought. However, the best time for a quick and vigorous root extends from October to May. Trees and shrubs planted in November and December require very little care and watering the following year. Those planted later should be monitored more and watered during the summer after planting.

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