Arbaroriza (Pelargonium graveolens), called kiouli in Cyprus, is one of my favourite plants and it is so common in Greece and Cyprus that you will surely find one in most gardens or balconies, planted in pots or directly in the garden. Scented geraniums  belong to the Geraniaceae family but they should not be confused with other […]


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Ivy on November 1st, 2007

  Μint is a herbaceous rhizomatous perennial plant  native to all temperate climates.  Spearmint leaves can be used fresh, dried, or frozen. They can also be preserved in salt, sugar, sugar syrup, alcohol, or oil. The leaves lose their aromatic appeal after the plant flowers. It can be dried by cutting just before, or right (at peak) as the […]


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