PLANTS

In the PLANTS section, articles are presented about the protagonists of this site that are not others but the plants. Information is provided on crops – once and for wild plants – ie those that have ornamental, floricultural, nutritional, and generally much or less of agricultural interest.

Φίκος Μπέντζαμιν (Ficus benjamina) τα Φύλλα του Φυτού

Weeping Fig (Ficus benjamina) – Description & Uses

The Weeping Fig (Ficus benjamina) remains consistently popular among the plant lovers around the world for decades, and we here at “Kalliergeia” are very excited to be able to describe botanically another plant – strangler, along with its properties and uses both as indoor and as in garden and landscape ornamental.

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Μυρτιά, τα Άνθη & οι Άγουροι Καρποί

Common Myrtle or True Myrtle (Myrtus communis L.)

Common Myrtle or True Myrtle (Myrtus communis L.) also belongs to the group of plants that have been cultivated or used by man since prehistoric times as food and medicine. The following article is dedicated to this fragrant shrub or small tree, however, giving weight to highlighting the ornamental side of the plant.

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Φυτό Brugmansia ssp. με Πορτοκαλί Λουλούδια

Genus Brugmansia – Taxonomy & Description

The systematic classification, botanical description and highlighting of some very important aspects of the genus Brugmansia, which includes entheogenic and ornamental plant species with unusually beautiful flowers and at the same time extremely toxic plants, are the main subject of the following article.

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Cork Oak Bark of Tree Branches

Cork Oak Tree (Quercus suber), The Famous

Cork Oak tree (Quercus suber) is the only topic of the following article. In addition, it is the only producer of cork, being a valuable source of wealth for the few countries in which it grows naturally and / or cultivates. Here, however, reference will be made mainly to its amazing ornamental side.

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Ανθισμένη Μανόλια Σουλατζιάνα

Saucer Magnolia (Magnolia × soulangeana)

The early spring blooming of Saucer Magnolia or Chinese Magnolia (Magnolia × soulangeana) has proclaimed this relatively small growing tree to be the main protagonist of gardens and parks at that particular time of year. So, the following article is dedicated to this wonderful tree and to the 26 to 27 readers of ‘Kalliergeia’ site.

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Φύλλα της Ασπιδίστρας της πελιδνής (Aspidistra elatior)

Cast Iron Plant (Aspidistra elatior) – Description

The following article is devoted to the Cast Iron Plant (Aspidistra elatior), where extensive reference is made to the gardening, floriculture and other properties of this exotic shady evergreen plant, which is utilized both as house and office plant, but it can be planted and outdoors – provided the conditions permit.

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Great and ancient the ceramic art. And constantly renewed and evolving, when it is – literally – found in the hands of experienced and inventive masters. Yo Se Yeon from the city of Icheon, South Korea, does not have such ambitious goals. But he is such a master. And simply and humbly, as a continuator of a 5,000-year tradition, he devotes us some of his time and some objet d’arts.

Caring for Potatoes in the Home Vegetable Garden

Caring for potatoes in the vegetable garden, from sprouting to harvest, constitutes a series of tasks and manipulations of the plant, which must be carried out by the amateur grower or the home gardener to get a satisfactory yeld. It also constitutes the 2nd part of the series dedicated to the cultivation of potatoes in the home vegetable garden.

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Suitable Soil for Grass Seed or Turf Establishment

Which is the suitable soil to plant grass seed or for the turf establishment, what are its main characteristics, how is a soil corrected or improved to be considered as suitable for the creation of a long-lasting lawn, are some of the issues raised, addressed and answered (?) in the following article.

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The Care of ZZ Plant (Zamioculcas zamiifolia)

In the care of ZZ Plant or or Zanzibar Gem (Zamioculcas zamiifolia) refers the second article in the series dedicated to this wonderful plant, which includes several interesting (for us) sections related to the plant’s environment of establishment, the necessary maintenance work by the plant lover, and the plant protection.

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In the PLANTS section, articles are presented about the protagonists of this site that are not others but the plants. Information is provided on crops – once and for wild plants – ie those that have ornamental, floricultural, nutritional, and generally much or less of agricultural interest.

Φίκος Μπέντζαμιν (Ficus benjamina) τα Φύλλα του Φυτού

Weeping Fig (Ficus benjamina) – Description & Uses

The Weeping Fig (Ficus benjamina) remains consistently popular among the plant lovers around the world for decades, and we here at “Kalliergeia” are very excited to be able to describe botanically another plant – strangler, along with its properties and uses both as indoor and as in garden and landscape ornamental.

Read More »
Μυρτιά, τα Άνθη & οι Άγουροι Καρποί

Common Myrtle or True Myrtle (Myrtus communis L.)

Common Myrtle or True Myrtle (Myrtus communis L.) also belongs to the group of plants that have been cultivated or used by man since prehistoric times as food and medicine. The following article is dedicated to this fragrant shrub or small tree, however, giving weight to highlighting the ornamental side of the plant.

Read More »
Φυτό Brugmansia ssp. με Πορτοκαλί Λουλούδια

Genus Brugmansia – Taxonomy & Description

The systematic classification, botanical description and highlighting of some very important aspects of the genus Brugmansia, which includes entheogenic and ornamental plant species with unusually beautiful flowers and at the same time extremely toxic plants, are the main subject of the following article.

Read More »
Cork Oak Bark of Tree Branches

Cork Oak Tree (Quercus suber), The Famous

Cork Oak tree (Quercus suber) is the only topic of the following article. In addition, it is the only producer of cork, being a valuable source of wealth for the few countries in which it grows naturally and / or cultivates. Here, however, reference will be made mainly to its amazing ornamental side.

Read More »
Ανθισμένη Μανόλια Σουλατζιάνα

Saucer Magnolia (Magnolia × soulangeana)

The early spring blooming of Saucer Magnolia or Chinese Magnolia (Magnolia × soulangeana) has proclaimed this relatively small growing tree to be the main protagonist of gardens and parks at that particular time of year. So, the following article is dedicated to this wonderful tree and to the 26 to 27 readers of ‘Kalliergeia’ site.

Read More »
Φύλλα της Ασπιδίστρας της πελιδνής (Aspidistra elatior)

Cast Iron Plant (Aspidistra elatior) – Description

The following article is devoted to the Cast Iron Plant (Aspidistra elatior), where extensive reference is made to the gardening, floriculture and other properties of this exotic shady evergreen plant, which is utilized both as house and office plant, but it can be planted and outdoors – provided the conditions permit.

Read More »

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Great and ancient the ceramic art. And constantly renewed and evolving, when it is – literally – found in the hands of experienced and inventive masters. Yo Se Yeon from the city of Icheon, South Korea, does not have such ambitious goals. But he is such a master. And simply and humbly, as a continuator of a 5,000-year tradition, he devotes us some of his time and some objet d’arts.

Caring for Potatoes in the Home Vegetable Garden

Caring for potatoes in the vegetable garden, from sprouting to harvest, constitutes a series of tasks and manipulations of the plant, which must be carried out by the amateur grower or the home gardener to get a satisfactory yeld. It also constitutes the 2nd part of the series dedicated to the cultivation of potatoes in the home vegetable garden.

Read More »

Suitable Soil for Grass Seed or Turf Establishment

Which is the suitable soil to plant grass seed or for the turf establishment, what are its main characteristics, how is a soil corrected or improved to be considered as suitable for the creation of a long-lasting lawn, are some of the issues raised, addressed and answered (?) in the following article.

Read More »

The Care of ZZ Plant (Zamioculcas zamiifolia)

In the care of ZZ Plant or or Zanzibar Gem (Zamioculcas zamiifolia) refers the second article in the series dedicated to this wonderful plant, which includes several interesting (for us) sections related to the plant’s environment of establishment, the necessary maintenance work by the plant lover, and the plant protection.

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