Greek salad is the iconic salad of Greece. The dish that most tourists / visitors prefer to order, during their stay in Greece. Here you will learn what is the genuine Greek salad, how you can make it yourself, and how much should you pay for it while staying in Greece. The origins of Greek […]
Articles about things that affect people and have to do with gardening directly on indirectly. Interesting facts and experiences.
In this article I record my personal experiences of consuming food that had expired (i.e. beyond the stated expiry date).The consumption was either while fresh or after cooking. 10% of the 88 million tonnes of food waste in the European Union ends up in the trash due to misinterpretation of the expiry date The European
Persephone – Greek goddess of the Underworld, Spring, Flowers and Vegetation – The Greek myth behind the natural theory of vegetation and the agricultural cycle
“Where flix and wild mint grewand the land was sprouting its first cyclamennow peasants bargain for cementand birds fall dead in the blast furnace. Sleep Persephonein the bosom of the earthon the balcony of the worldnever come out again. Where the mystics used to join handsreverently before entering the altarnow the tourists throw cigarette buttsand
We find out what the ideal garden type is.Garden types. A historical journey through the gardens of modern Greece and their use.What is the ideal garden type and why. Our opinion on what the ideal garden is is pretty much a personal matter. Some people want to have a beautiful garden where everything is neat
Planet of the Humans the movie: Are Renewable Energy Sources (Wind Turbines, Photovoltaics, Biomass) the solution? Why are investment funds investing in Renewable Energy and using environmental organizations to manipulate public opinion?
Are renewable energy sources (wind turbines, photovoltaic panels, natural gas, biomass) really green solutions and will they save the planet from climate change? To what extent can wind turbines and photovoltaic panels provide enough electricity? Are some environmental organisations serving big interests and being used to manipulate public opinion by spreading deliberately misleading messages? Why
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You may wonder, what made you to post a picture of threads? These threads are an “inheritance” from my grandmother. Purchased between 1970 and 1980. And what about these you’re gonna tell me? They are simply the best threads I have ever seen and Greek made by El. D. Mouzakis S.A.. They are so strong,
“ΕΦΑΓΑ ΤΟΝ ΠΕΡΙΔΡΟΜΟ” “ΕΦΑΓΑ ΤΟΝ ΠΕΡΙΔΡΟΜΟ” has to do with Byzantium.Byzantine dishes were deep and had an enclosure called a peridromo. So when they put the soup in and it overflowed into the circumference… you ate up to the circumference. “ΤΑ ΠΑΙΖΩ ΣΤΑ ΔΑΧΤΥΛΑ” In the Byzantine school children were taught arithmetic on their fingers
Are there aliens? Have alien vehicles been recorded in Earth’s skies? What do leaked videos of US Navy pilots recording unidentified objects with unusual flight characteristics, no wings and an unknown propulsion system show? The long-awaited report on UAPs (Unidentified Aerial Phenomena) was released on June 25, 2021 by the Office of Director of National
I present to you the results of the survey on our consumer behavior in nurseries and consumer shops. It comes from Greece and Greek amateur gardeners. It answers questions such as: The survey was conducted between 4 February 2021 and 13 February 2021 and was based on responses from questionnaire published on my.kalliergo.gr/en/ and on
Why myopia increases in children. The relationship with the garden, the sun and nature will surprise you!
Myopia is a condition of the eyes in which you cannot see clearly in the distance. In high degrees of myopia it can lead to blindness or other serious eye diseases. Since 2010, there has been an epidemic of myopia in children in East and Southeast Asia, but also in Europe and America where the
Today I watched for the umpteenth time the beloved show “Weekend with Manesis” in Greek TV. Also every day I watch the catchy ERT’s (National Greek Television) shows. The conclusion is one The county in Greece is producing, claiming, dreaming, producing, exporting greatness. And it has fun! On the other hand, Athens (Greece capital city)
We welcome the new growing season, now that autumn is here… and winter is just around the corner We welcome broccoli, cauliflowers, cauliflowers, cabbages, lettuce, leeks, spinach, beets, carrots, peas, beans, garlic, onions, potatoes, potatoes, endives, apples, oranges, mandarins, pears. Autumn and Winter are a magical time for the garden. You can grow so many
“HARVESTATION” is the process whereby fertile land becomes a desert as a result of drought, deforestation and improper agricultural activity. “Desertification, climate change, lignite and the electricity bill in Greece and worldwide” could have been the secondary title… Huge areas of the planet are being deserted or have already been deserted. In these areas, there
The Duchess with the chickensDeborah Cavendish, Duchess of Devonshire(1920 – 2014) The next time someone tells you that it is humble to deal with the land, that it is not appropriate, tell them this story. A story of inspiration. Deborah Cavendish, Duchess of Devonshire in England, inherited a lot of debt and a large estate.
On a walk in Nea Smyrni, Greece, passing outside the store Figures World, I met dear ET the alien, reminding us to use mask and gloves in a very sweet and effortless way. Remember this is the Covid virus time, all over the world. I don’t usually do this, but I stopped and took a
Why so many people prefer their mobile phone, Facebook or Instagram instead of gardening or learning?
You have surely noticed the thousands of people who all day long are with a mobile phone in their hand. They’re texting, uploading photos, waiting for replies. And they are very happy with this process. So happy, they are now addicted. Not a word about any other activity Tell them to garden, to farm, to
The garden man is not an exceptional kind of person. He is not perfect. He is not sinless. He is not ideal. He does not know everything. He is a simple man who, under certain circumstances or luck, has rediscovered that the earth is not just to be trodden on or covered with cement. It
Disinfection and cleaning in the home should be done daily as one of our protection measures against COVID-19 and as one of our contributions to making it harder to spread. The ideal products for cleaning and disinfecting surfaces inside the home, and our hands, are the certified disinfecting products and wipes for this use that
Human society is extremely complex and fragile, resting on several pillars. One of them is that of the bee. 1 out of every 3 meals that humans enjoy, they owe to bees. Bees are so important that if they all died, thousands of plants would follow, resulting in millions of people starving in the years
Is gardening possible for people with back problems? Can back pain deprive them of their favourite gardening and planting activities? Are there any solutions? As we get older the likelihood of having back problems increases. This article will be of interest to you. “I would like to ask the more experienced and knowledgeable growers, their