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Improve privacy on your balcony, terrace or in the garden with plants (and privacy screens)

Have you ever noticed prying eyes while relaxing on your balcony or enjoying some fresh air in your garden? Unfortunately, when homes are close to one another, especially in the city, it’s difficult to escape the gaze of neighbours or passers-by. Sometimes it isn’t even a question of curiosity or being too invasive. Our eyes are simply attracted to people moving about. How can we improve privacy in these outdoor areas? A privacy screen is the most rapid solution. Whether it’s a tall panel with wooden slats, a mesh grille, a trellis or bamboo canes…there are plenty of options to choose from,…

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How to make your Christmas Poinsettias last all year long

Were you given a Poinsettia over the holidays? What you should know is that the Poinsettia, in spite of what you may think, can survive throughout the year, to flourish again as splendid as before. The important thing, of course, is to take care of it in the right way: in this article we’ll explain how to go about it! Winter Place your plant away from heat sources (fireplace, stove, or heater) and from areas prone to draughts or through currents (in front of windows and doors leading directly outside). The Poinsettia needs lots of light, but not direct light….

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How to care for your houseplants in winter

We have now left the warm sunny days behind and autumn is also drawing to a close. Just like us, houseplants need to be cared for differently during the winter season to protect them from the cold or – in some cases – the excessive heat in certain rooms. Here are a few tips for protecting your houseplants in winter! Controlled and constant temperature Most houseplants are tropical and therefore require a temperature close to 20°C. Obviously it’s not possible to maintain this temperature 24 hours a day, either because it wastes energy (especially if you are out of the…

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Improve the air quality in you home… with a plant!

We are always talking about pollution, fine dust, smog… but rarely do we address the quality of the air inside our homes. Yet indoor pollution is a reality, so much so that it is the subject of several publications on the website of the Ministry of Health. What are the causes? There are numerous causes, many of which  we don’t even realize we are contributing to such as through the use of overly aggressive cleaning products, scented candles, forgetting to clean the filters of the air conditioner or forgetting to vacuum regularly. Or by choosing heating products which don’t have…

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Five tropical plants for an out-of-this-world garden!

Whether it’s a grey morning in the middle of autumn or a sunny afternoon at the hight of summer, we’re sure that at least once in your life you’ve dreamed of being in the Tropics instead of at home. There may not be a way to stop day-dreaming about strolling along a tropical beach at sunset, but there is something you can do to turn your garden into a small tropical paradise, and that is to choose the right plants. Obviously it won’t be quite the same as taking a holiday in an exotic location, but if catching a plane…

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How to protect plants from the cold: the Coldiretti handbook

Has the temperature plummeted before you could get ready for it? If the plants on your balcony have also reacted badly to this sudden change, you’re in the right place to solve this problem. Let’s follow all the right tips to brave the winter and protect our plants from the cold! Before revealing our tricks to preserve your plants even in the face of the iciest frost, we suggest you check out all the ways you can heat your home. The Palazzetti website showcases a full array of fireplaces, pellet and wood-burning stoves with a great focus on energy savings. Discover…

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