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.

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 »

Planting Potatoes in Vegetable Garden

With the planting of the potatooes in the vegetable garden begins a series dedicated this time to the home cultivation of the plant. This first article describes the prerequisites – variety, sprouting, climate and soil, suitable season and method of planting – that lead to the successful establishment of the potato plant.

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Still I Rise, A Poem by Maya Angelou

At a time when the American police seem to have gone hunting for black citizens with painful results, we publish here the poem of the important African-American writer and civil rights activist Maya Angelou, entitled “Still I Rise”. The poem is included in its poetic collection of 1978, that bears the title “And Still I Rise: A Book of Poems”.

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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 »

The use of the material, where third-party rights are not mentioned, is absolutely free. Its sharing, possibly, useful.

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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.

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 »

Planting Potatoes in Vegetable Garden

With the planting of the potatooes in the vegetable garden begins a series dedicated this time to the home cultivation of the plant. This first article describes the prerequisites – variety, sprouting, climate and soil, suitable season and method of planting – that lead to the successful establishment of the potato plant.

Read More »

Still I Rise, A Poem by Maya Angelou

At a time when the American police seem to have gone hunting for black citizens with painful results, we publish here the poem of the important African-American writer and civil rights activist Maya Angelou, entitled “Still I Rise”. The poem is included in its poetic collection of 1978, that bears the title “And Still I Rise: A Book of Poems”.

Read More »