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.

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 »

The Hitchhiking Game – A Short Story by Milan Kundera

An excerpt from the short story titled “The Hitchhiking Game” by important Czech writer Milan Kundera, included in the author’s collection “Laughable Loves”, is given here, along with its film adaptation as a short film by Darian Lane. The “Laughable Loves” include seven short stories and as book published in 1969.

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Rafflesia arnoldii, The Largest Flower in the World

The largest simple flower of the plant kingdom, Rafflesia arnoldii (Stinking Corpse Lily or Corpse Flower), belongs to a genus of parasitic plants with many peculiarities, which arouse the curiosity of systematic researchers as well as its simple observers, who stand in front of it with awe and admiration.

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.

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 »

The Hitchhiking Game – A Short Story by Milan Kundera

An excerpt from the short story titled “The Hitchhiking Game” by important Czech writer Milan Kundera, included in the author’s collection “Laughable Loves”, is given here, along with its film adaptation as a short film by Darian Lane. The “Laughable Loves” include seven short stories and as book published in 1969.

Read More »

Rafflesia arnoldii, The Largest Flower in the World

The largest simple flower of the plant kingdom, Rafflesia arnoldii (Stinking Corpse Lily or Corpse Flower), belongs to a genus of parasitic plants with many peculiarities, which arouse the curiosity of systematic researchers as well as its simple observers, who stand in front of it with awe and admiration.

Read More »
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