House & Office Plants

The House & Office Plants is a highly popular category. Includes ornamental plants that can be placed in order to decorate the interior of the residential and professional spaces, contributing some of them with their flowers and some other with their foliage. Choice options – could be said with a dose of exaggeration – are innumerable.

Φροντίδα για το Κεράκι - Τα Εξαίρετα Άνθη της Χόγιας της Σαρκώδους (Hoya carnosa)

The Care of Wax Plant (Hoya carnosa)

The Wax Plant or Porcelain Flower (Hoya carnosa) is an evergreen perennial epiphyte that is usually offered as a climber and decorates indoor spaces as well as the garden – where conditions allow. The following article refers to the care of this abundant and very fragrant flowering plant.

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Τα Φύλλα της Παχίρας (Pachira aquatica)

The Care of Money Tree (Pachira aquatica)

The Pahira aquatica or Money Tree belongs to the category of ornamental, mainly indoor plants, that have gained planetary spread only in the last decades. The following article is dedicated to this plant and in particular to the ways that the friend of the plant must keep in mind for its perfect maintenance.

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Το Αξιοθαύμαστο Άνθος της Strelitzia reginae

Strelitzia reginae or Bird of Paradise – Description & Uses

With the surprisingly unique shape of its orange and blue flowers and its use as an indoor and outdoor plant, the rhizomatous evergreen plant Bird of Paradise (Strelitzia reginae), which is the main object of the following article, has been known worldwide for two centuries … Well, it’s obvious that some of us can love its song!

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Φροντίδα του Ζαμιοκούλκα - Τα Λαμπερά, Κηρώδη Φύλλα του Ζαμιοκούλκα

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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Φροντίδα της Αιχμέας - Τα Ροζ Βράκτια με τα Μπλε Λουλούδια της Αιχμέας

Growth & Care of Silver Urn Plant (Aechmea fasciata)

Due to limited space, the article that should be entitled “Everything you would like to know about the care, propagation, transplantation, and potential problems after solutions of the Silver Urn Plan”, necessarily shrink to “Growth & Care of Silver Urn Plant (Aechmea fasciata)” – pure and simple. And fortunately …

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Φύτευση του Ζαμιοκούλκα - Φυτό Ζαμιοκούλκα σε Κεραμική Γλάστρα

The Planting of ZZ Plant (Zamioculcas zamiifolia)

The ZZ Plant (Zamioculcas zamiifolia) or Zanzibar Gem Plant is one of the most beautiful and robust plants indoors and outdoors – where climatic conditions allow. Zamiokoulkas zamiifolia – its planting, care & propagation – is mentioned in a series of “Kalliergeia” articles with the ambition to one day be completed.

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

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.

Safe Distance of Trees from Houses & Buildings

The article provides information on the safe distance from houses & buildings at which trees can be planted so that the person concerned does not later find himself in the very unpleasant position of having to cut some of them down or worse, to move – at least until restoration of any damages on walls or foundations.

Read More »

The People of the Abyss – A Nonfiction Book by Jack London

Few books have so realistically described the condition of the working class in circumstancess of almost absolute poverty as Jack London’s famous book “The People of the Abyss”, from which an excerpt is given here, together with a video lecture by Cecelia Tichi, professor of American Studies, about his overall work.

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The Management of Black Spot of Rose

The following unique and unrepeatable (literally) article deals with the Rose Black Spot disease (the ascomycete fungus Diplocarpon rosae – Marssonina rosae), plus the description of the parasite establishment and the symptoms caused by its infection on the poor and unlucky commercial or domestic growing plants.

Read More »

The House & Office Plants is a highly popular category. Includes ornamental plants that can be placed in order to decorate the interior of the residential and professional spaces, contributing some of them with their flowers and some other with their foliage. Choice options – could be said with a dose of exaggeration – are innumerable.

Φροντίδα για το Κεράκι - Τα Εξαίρετα Άνθη της Χόγιας της Σαρκώδους (Hoya carnosa)

The Care of Wax Plant (Hoya carnosa)

The Wax Plant or Porcelain Flower (Hoya carnosa) is an evergreen perennial epiphyte that is usually offered as a climber and decorates indoor spaces as well as the garden – where conditions allow. The following article refers to the care of this abundant and very fragrant flowering plant.

Read More »
Τα Φύλλα της Παχίρας (Pachira aquatica)

The Care of Money Tree (Pachira aquatica)

The Pahira aquatica or Money Tree belongs to the category of ornamental, mainly indoor plants, that have gained planetary spread only in the last decades. The following article is dedicated to this plant and in particular to the ways that the friend of the plant must keep in mind for its perfect maintenance.

Read More »
Το Αξιοθαύμαστο Άνθος της Strelitzia reginae

Strelitzia reginae or Bird of Paradise – Description & Uses

With the surprisingly unique shape of its orange and blue flowers and its use as an indoor and outdoor plant, the rhizomatous evergreen plant Bird of Paradise (Strelitzia reginae), which is the main object of the following article, has been known worldwide for two centuries … Well, it’s obvious that some of us can love its song!

Read More »
Φροντίδα του Ζαμιοκούλκα - Τα Λαμπερά, Κηρώδη Φύλλα του Ζαμιοκούλκα

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.

Read More »
Φροντίδα της Αιχμέας - Τα Ροζ Βράκτια με τα Μπλε Λουλούδια της Αιχμέας

Growth & Care of Silver Urn Plant (Aechmea fasciata)

Due to limited space, the article that should be entitled “Everything you would like to know about the care, propagation, transplantation, and potential problems after solutions of the Silver Urn Plan”, necessarily shrink to “Growth & Care of Silver Urn Plant (Aechmea fasciata)” – pure and simple. And fortunately …

Read More »
Φύτευση του Ζαμιοκούλκα - Φυτό Ζαμιοκούλκα σε Κεραμική Γλάστρα

The Planting of ZZ Plant (Zamioculcas zamiifolia)

The ZZ Plant (Zamioculcas zamiifolia) or Zanzibar Gem Plant is one of the most beautiful and robust plants indoors and outdoors – where climatic conditions allow. Zamiokoulkas zamiifolia – its planting, care & propagation – is mentioned in a series of “Kalliergeia” articles with the ambition to one day be completed.

Read More »

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

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.

Safe Distance of Trees from Houses & Buildings

The article provides information on the safe distance from houses & buildings at which trees can be planted so that the person concerned does not later find himself in the very unpleasant position of having to cut some of them down or worse, to move – at least until restoration of any damages on walls or foundations.

Read More »

The People of the Abyss – A Nonfiction Book by Jack London

Few books have so realistically described the condition of the working class in circumstancess of almost absolute poverty as Jack London’s famous book “The People of the Abyss”, from which an excerpt is given here, together with a video lecture by Cecelia Tichi, professor of American Studies, about his overall work.

Read More »

The Management of Black Spot of Rose

The following unique and unrepeatable (literally) article deals with the Rose Black Spot disease (the ascomycete fungus Diplocarpon rosae – Marssonina rosae), plus the description of the parasite establishment and the symptoms caused by its infection on the poor and unlucky commercial or domestic growing plants.

Read More »
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