Ornamental Bulbous & Rhizomatous

Φόρμιο το ισχυρό (Phormium tenax) - Τα Φύλλα

New Zealand Flax (Phormium tenax) – Description & Uses

The New Zealand Flax (Phormium tenax) is a plant of exceptional appearance and architectural structure. And although it is commercially grown for its fibers, it has become particularly popular globally as an ornamental – and it is on this side of it that particular emphasis is given in the following article.

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Tulipa ‘Yellow Crown’ (Golden Yellow) - Τουλίπες Ομάδας Coronet

Tulip Types or Cultivar Groups of the Plant

A relatively vague field, that of the grouping of Tulip plants or Divisions from a Horticultural point of view, comes to cover this article, providing all the information that will help the plant lover and the researcher to get to know better these wonderful bulbous species and their cultivars and varieties.

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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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Φύτευση της Κάννας - Τα Πορτοκαλί Χρώματος Λουλούδια της Κάννας

Canna Lily Planting in Garden, Pots & Planters

The following article is dedicated to the planting of the perennial rhizomatous flower plants of Canna Lilies, with the wide variety of dimensions (tall, normal and dwarf), with the even greater variety in leaf colors (green, red or multicolored), and the infinitely greater variety of colors of their amazing flowers.

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Χλωρόφυτο (Chlorophytum comosum) - Τα Δίχρωμα Φύλλα του Χλωρόφυτου «Πανασέ»

Spider Plant (Chlorophytum comosum) – Description & Uses

Particularly widespread plant, Chlorophytum comosum or Spider Plant owes its popularity to its bicolor variety of ‘Variegatum’ rather than to it itself. Of course, without this there would be no variety, which in itself is an extremely serious reason for presenting this wonderful plant.

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Bear's Breeches - Detail of the Bear's Breeches Flower

Bear’s Breeches or Corinthian Columns Capital Plant

Bear’s Breeches (Acanthus mollis) belongs to the very few plants that were connected very closely with the Arts – painting, sculpture, architecture. But in this tribute to Acanthus mollis, we will not deal with this plant dimension but with the plant itself. By saying this from the outset, it does not mean that we detract from the responsibility of the presentation of this aspect – not at all.

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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.

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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 »
Φόρμιο το ισχυρό (Phormium tenax) - Τα Φύλλα

New Zealand Flax (Phormium tenax) – Description & Uses

The New Zealand Flax (Phormium tenax) is a plant of exceptional appearance and architectural structure. And although it is commercially grown for its fibers, it has become particularly popular globally as an ornamental – and it is on this side of it that particular emphasis is given in the following article.

Read More »
Tulipa ‘Yellow Crown’ (Golden Yellow) - Τουλίπες Ομάδας Coronet

Tulip Types or Cultivar Groups of the Plant

A relatively vague field, that of the grouping of Tulip plants or Divisions from a Horticultural point of view, comes to cover this article, providing all the information that will help the plant lover and the researcher to get to know better these wonderful bulbous species and their cultivars and varieties.

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 »
Φύτευση της Κάννας - Τα Πορτοκαλί Χρώματος Λουλούδια της Κάννας

Canna Lily Planting in Garden, Pots & Planters

The following article is dedicated to the planting of the perennial rhizomatous flower plants of Canna Lilies, with the wide variety of dimensions (tall, normal and dwarf), with the even greater variety in leaf colors (green, red or multicolored), and the infinitely greater variety of colors of their amazing flowers.

Read More »
Χλωρόφυτο (Chlorophytum comosum) - Τα Δίχρωμα Φύλλα του Χλωρόφυτου «Πανασέ»

Spider Plant (Chlorophytum comosum) – Description & Uses

Particularly widespread plant, Chlorophytum comosum or Spider Plant owes its popularity to its bicolor variety of ‘Variegatum’ rather than to it itself. Of course, without this there would be no variety, which in itself is an extremely serious reason for presenting this wonderful plant.

Read More »
Bear's Breeches - Detail of the Bear's Breeches Flower

Bear’s Breeches or Corinthian Columns Capital Plant

Bear’s Breeches (Acanthus mollis) belongs to the very few plants that were connected very closely with the Arts – painting, sculpture, architecture. But in this tribute to Acanthus mollis, we will not deal with this plant dimension but with the plant itself. By saying this from the outset, it does not mean that we detract from the responsibility of the presentation of this aspect – not at all.

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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