Tag Archives: Aloe Vera

Propagating Friendship

Summer before last as we were getting ready to leave Paros, my neighbor and adopted sister, Angeliki, gave me some cuttings from her canna lilies. I carefully wrapped them and replanted them once back in Rome. One part I planted … Continue reading

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Aloe on Paros

I love aloe and have a lot growing at our home on Paros.  When we arrived  this spring, many of the plants had flowered.  Incredibly beautiful. The aloe vera (as opposed to the maculata in the foto) is one of the … Continue reading

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Give your plants a smile

For sometime time now, I’ve been collecting information re: plants and how they can be beneficial for our health. As most of us are now faced with the challenge of living with less, medicinal plants, as opposed to expensive man-made drugs, … Continue reading

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Cleopatra and Aloe Vera

My mom use to keep a pot of aloe vera on the front porch. It was there in case of burns generally related to cooking accidents. I have already written about aloe but am doing so again because of its … Continue reading

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Aloe, Applique and Marcottage

This post is dedicated to that incredible plant, Aloe Vera. My mom used to keep one on the front porch and, aside from the aesthetics, used it for burns.  Because it works. Aloe Vera plants are succulents and consist mainly … Continue reading

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