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Alternative Workshop of Gardening in the Center of Athens

Gardening Workshop photo http://theselfsufficientliving.comReally, how much space is needed to create a little garden on the balcony by composting waste, can we grow vegetables in a pot?

What ‘skills’ do we need to have to be gardeners? What are the benefits of gardening to nutrition, our health, the environment?

These are questions that concern every citizen in a city

Answers to the above questions and much more will be given at the alternative workshop organized by WWF Hellas and the Organisation Earth on Saturday 6th of June, from 10am to 4pm at Klafthmonos Square. The alternative gardening workshop is the perfect Saturday getaway for prospective and aspiring urban gardeners!

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Growing Cucumber on a Trellis

growing cucumber on a trellisThere are several methods for cucumbers but growing cucumber on a trellis can be both an attractive feature as well as a very effective way to produce a healthy prolific harvest.

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Making Your Home Safe

alarm padEvery house is at risk of being burgled, it doesn't matter where you live or what season it is. This can happen at any time. That's why you need to make sure your home is correctly protected in every way possible. Here are some guidelines to go about doing to prevent unwanted intruders and to keep your house safe.

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'Tis the Season to Detox -Greek Style!

detoxAfter spending much of December celebrating the festivities, the main thing on our minds now is to lose the extra pounds we have put on, detox, catch up on sleep and keep our new years resolutions. It is all easier said than done when we have so much on our minds already and trying to beat the winter blues. Luckily, Greece has one of the most healthiest lifestyles in the world and so it is easy to take advantage of the benefits of living in Greece! The weather may not be brilliant at this time of the year, but it is worth taking a look at the other things that make life in Greece so great!!


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Useful Gardening Tips

wheelbarrowGardening is a popular past-time for many and is especially enjoyable on those hot, summer days when weather conditions for gardening are much nicer than the pouring rain and chilly days of the winter season. But not all of us would even know where to start as far as garden maintenance goes however, that doesn't mean that we don't like to see a nice garden. If you're simply looking for ways to tidy up your garden and add a little life to it, then there are many easy ways to do so.

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Keeping Warm in Winter

girl in the snowKeeping warm in winter is not always an easy task. It is often harder to get warm again once you have been outside. There are many myths and truths about what really does keep you warm in winter and what simply makes you feel warm. Don't go cold this winter and make sure you study our article carefully to find out how to stay hot for a small cost this winter. In some countries, the winter season is very short and therefore the cold weather is bareable however, for those living in countries where the winter lasts for months, you will be very interested in how to keep warm during the winter months.


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A Guide to Swimming Pool Care

poolIf you've never owned your own swimming pool before now, then it might be a little daunting about maintaining it. Your swimming pool will provide you and your family hours of entertainment and will also be a great feature in your garden, so it is important that you keep it in top condition. You will need to make sure that the pool is clean and clear so that you will want to use it. It is even more important to get the balance right when it comes

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Closing your Pool Down for Winter

swimming poolClosing the pool for the year is quite a sad event; we are waving good
bye to the sun and the relaxed atmosphere that it brings and preparing for
the winter ahead wondering whether this year will bring cold winds and lots of snow or plenty of blue skies and crisp fresh air. As the weather gets colder and the leaves start to fall from the trees, it’s time to turn your thoughts to winterizing your pool; in effect this is the most important job you have to do in autumn as failure to care for your pool now, could mean

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Moving to the Greek Islands

international removals company or diyMany buyers of Greek Island property do so with the intention of moving or retiring to the islands. Emigrating is ranked as one of the most stressful experiences in life. The excitement of buying your property and starting a new life tends to disappear as you are faced with the uncertainty of your new venture, packing your possessions and worrying about if and in what state they will turn up at your new home. At this time you'll be faced with endless paperwork, decisions about what to take or leave and putting your life in boxes. We take a look at some steps you can take for a trouble-free house move to the Greek Islands.

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