Gardening

Sowing Tomato Seeds (and other things) In August

I’ve never sown tomato seeds in August before. Back in Ontario, it would be a dumb thing to do, unless you were growing in a greenhouse and could control the temperature. And here in Greece, the advice I’ve been getting is that it is “too late” to start tomatoes in August. But I’m not so

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In The Garden: Stamnagathi – A Greek Cretan Superfood?

On my third visit to the local garden centre, ΚΟΚΟΦΟΙΝΙΚΑΣ, Yannis recommended I try to grow some vegetable native to Crete. At the time, I couldn’t remember the name of it, and I had no clue what to expect after planting it. So I bought four. Now, I wish I had purchased at least four

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ΚΟΚΟΦΟΙΝΙΚΑΣ – An Awesome Garden Centre, Lavrio/Keratea

In English, ΚΟΚΟΦΟΙΝΙΚΑΣ means “Coconut Palm Tree” – but I don’t think you will find too many of these at ΚΟΚΟΦΟΙΝΙΚΑΣ, between Lavrio and Keratea. Instead, you will find fantastic service and a great selection with valuable local knowledge at this garden centre I’m so happy to have discovered. When I moved to the Keratea/Lavrio

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