Le Grand Potager de Fontenille is home to a large number of plant and animal species. Plants, trees, fruits and vegetables of course, but also insects, birds, bats, hedgehogs …
In organic farming, and especially in a permaculture garden, biodiversity plays an essential role, because it contributes to the establishment of a natural balance between different animal and plant species.
To encourage the arrival of all this fauna which also participates in the natural protection of our existing crops, we have installed various elements: an insect hotel, beehives, birdhouses, and bat shelters.
Le Grand Potager de Fontenille is an LPO Refuge, and is committed to respecting the “LPO Refuge Charter” of the Bird Protection League.
During their visit to the Grand Potager, the students of the Lauris school paid a visit to observe the pond which is located next to the henhouse, so as to learn many things about the biodiversity that can be found … Read More
A pond has been built by the animation team of the Grand Potager. A new feature of the garden, it is a real refuge for biodiversity: dragonflies, toads, frogs, newts, birds, beetles, etc. These animals will be all the more … Read More
Several hives have been installed in collaboration with a local beekeeper on the Grand Potager de Fontenille. They have been placed on the edge of the wood. They are an asset for biodiversity and pollination in the garden.