2011 started with the kalliergo.gr a journey into the unknown. Where the unknown was plants, crops, seeds, plant diseases, the garden, flowers, trees, insects, nature itself. John Sadly, it was preceded by the death of my father John in 2008. A turning point that made me go through his records and try to find out […]
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
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,
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 have been involved in gardening, plants and hobby farming for over 10 years in Greece. I grow mostly in the cottage, and occasionally in pots in the city, namely Athens, Greece. Before (I’m not ashamed to admit it), I had nothing to do with the land. As I say,“I hadn’t stooped, stone unturned.” A
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.
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
How much do we humans depend on plants? Living in a big city, for a long time I had lost this contact with nature. I had lost touch with the plants, with what we call “green”. I think the same is true for many of our fellow human beings. The only contact with plants was
I wish you all a happy, healthy and creative 2019. May you maintain or acquire a cottage, estate, tree and vegetable garden. A place that gives you joy and peace of mind. A place where you can prune your trees and put the branches in a humble basket. And with them you can light the
Artist Steve Cutts captured in a 3.5 minute film the relationship between man and nature and its creatures. He did it so well that no words or translation is needed.
Why do we cultivate? What are the benefits of growing vegetables, herbs, fruits, trees, ornamentals in our gardens? Why is it worth cultivating from the city in pots, to the garden and the field? What are the benefits? The English poet Alfred Austin said: “The glory of gardening: hands in the dirt, head in the
Suddenly and without my choice, I found myself without Internet for 3 days. The reason was the change of ISP from Forthnet (Nova) to OTE (Cosmote). According to the employee at the OTE service point, the change of provider would result in a service interruption for about 2 hours. In practice it lasted much, much