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The sustainable garden, summer 2021

News from our sustainable garden  ! After almost 3 years, the garden is now fully installed, with a blast of colour during spring and summer. Among all the planted species, we had very few losses, the majority perfectly settled and go now over the frames. This year's protagonists : the hemerocallis, dietes,agapanthus gave lots of flowers. the ground covering plants have shown their eficiency, the thymus 'elfín',erigeron kavinskanius and the dymondia argentea are interesting alternatives to traditional lawns, with a large...

CHELSEA FLOWER SHOW – MAY 2019

This year Vinagrella travels to England to attend the Chelsea Flower show ! Every year in spring time, professionals of the sector, as well as passionated particulars gather to share experiences, trends and innovations about landscaping. For this edition, we took inspiration among examples of sustainable gardens, and (re)discovered some species We share here some of our discoveries ...

THE SUSTAINABLE GARDEN

Vinagrella presents its new experiment,the 'sustainable garden'. From surplus materials, we build this garden with a double focus : try to build a garden with very few ressources, and monitor its evolution year after year, to reinforce our experience with mediterranean gardens. We selected plants with good adaptability, resistant to climate sudden change and drought tolerant. Many of them are natives, succulents or grass, with some scented and flowery ones. We display 45 species, growing under shade or in full sun, whithout...

Fertilizers

The garden and the orchard are very grateful to receive organic fertilizers. The contribution of organic fertilizers also significantly improves the structure of the soil, which will directly and remarkably affect the sanitary and therefore visual state of the plant elements that make up our garden.  The fertilizers that we recommend are: manure (bovine, equine, gallinaceous, pork), mulch, compost, among others.  Pay care to the most aproppiate time of the year to fertilize dependind on the chemical composition of the...

CHARACTERISTICS OF THE TERRAIN

The radicular part or roots exert several important functions for the plant such as fixation, absorption and energy reserve. The quality and typology of the substrate where we plant the plants is an essential factor  to ensure a good functioning of the circulatory system as well as an optimal ornamental aspect.  Because of that it is necessary to know, before planting, the following soil characteristics: The texture. Indicates the relative content of different sized particles, such as sand, silt and clay,...

ASSISTANCE TO A VERTICAL GARDEN MAINTENANCE WORKSHOP

The vertical gardens are a colorful and original option for those who like to enjoy green spaces in a different way. Actually, nothing prevents you from enjoying your own green space, and the plant walls are protagonists undisputed of the new trends. Each wall is made with a modular system that guarantees an adecuated maintenance of the plants placed. Whether for limited space or for pleasure, vertical garden designs fill any space with life and color. ...