Category Archives: Plants & Gardening

The Art of growing and cultivating plants: vegetables, flowers, fruits and ornamental plants. Focusing on eco friendly and sustainable techniques: guerrilla gardening, vertical gardens, edible yards, garden art, and more.

From the Inside Looking Out

This is the view I have every morning when I drink my coffee. It makes me glow inside and gives the day a good start. It’s a view with so many stories. There’s the little table where we have lunch … Continue reading

Posted in Beauty, Lifestyle, Paros, Plants & Gardening | Tagged , | 1 Comment

Pruning as a Form of Logic

When we got here, our bougainvillea was out of control. I started trimming it very politely but my neighbour kept saying “Cut! cut! cut!” so I did. I consulted the Royal Horticultural Society’s book on pruning. It’s almost a book … Continue reading

Posted in Paros, Plants & Gardening | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

Yucca Blossom

The afternoon sunk forcing me to float alone. Sometimes I hear myself when I talk. Sometimes I chose not to listen. I didn’t know that yucca blossoms were edible. But would it have made any difference as I lack the … Continue reading

Posted in Beauty, Paros, Plants & Gardening | Leave a comment

Balcony Vineyard

Grapevines are so magical. They give you shade and food and beauty. And wine. For many years I lived in Tuscany where I was told grapes needed to be planted in the earth and not in a pot if you … Continue reading

Posted in Ecofeminism, Lifestyle, Paros, Plants & Gardening, Recipes & Food | Tagged , , , , , | 3 Comments

Wallflowers

Art tells a story. The story here is about a white wall that someone felt the need to cover with flowers. The story here is about that someone and the reason why they painted these flowers. Maybe it was because … Continue reading

Posted in art, Paros, Plants & Gardening | Tagged , , | Leave a comment