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.
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.
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”.
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.
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.
The Blue Condominium in Exarchia, the famous building of the pioneer of Modernism in Greece K. Panagiotakou, is the main topic of the article, along of course with the reactions that were expressed, by all those who the intense Blue color of the project, seemed to bother them a little bit more than fiercely.
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The cultivated species is called Sisal and is Agave sisalana (Agave sisalana), a textile plant of the tropical and subtropical regions. Brazil is the largest producer country in world.
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