Entries by re-green

Herbs and Medicines

Nature is the ultimate Teacher, our Mother and The Healer. It’s a system that holds all the answers and all the information we need to live a good healthy life. Re-Green’s need to feel safe, to take responsibility of our own health and the fact that we live isolated from the doctors and the hospitals, […]

iris … like a rainbow

Iris unguicularis ssp cretensis, a winter flower The name of this plant comes from the rainbow. Such are the colours of this flower and is various species. it’s a perennial aromatic and medicinal plant with large blue-violet flowers containing white and yellow patterns. Well we never imagined the extent of medicinal uses of this magical […]

thank you Greece Is

Oh Sweet Greece. So beautiful, so colorful, so blue and gold, so nurturing, so diverse, lovely, blessed, wild and sweet, so big though so small! Thank you Greece Is. It’s an honor to be featured in your latest edition. This Saturday – Sunday (13-14/01) in The New York Times International Edition – Kathimerini English Edition […]

chimonanthus… winter sweet!

Guess what? This folk is called Chimonanthus. It’s a Greek word meaning the flower of winter.(χειμωνανθος) It’s also called winter sweet and the name says it all. In the winter landscape where you hardly see any flowers, this beautiful shrub blossoms and these very fragrant flowers appear. This is what the picture can’t tell. The […]

permaculture @ re-green

agriculture/natural building/herbs&medicines/yoga/healing We really don’t like the potential of limitation when we need to use terminology to describe life changing events. We also try not to be dogmatic. Observation, new realizations, adaptations, re-designing, and of course mistakes are part of the game. Our intention is to be able to learn how to live harmoniously with […]

Natural Building

Natural Building was introduced to us through Permaculture and is today one of our main sectors of activities. The abundance of natural local materials and our constant experimentation led today to the manifestation of beautiful, organic, useful, healthy, durable, nature friendly, essential buildings, constructions and installations. We explored the passive heating of our buildings, the […]

Yoga

Yoga, The Permaculture of Zone 0 One of the challenges of the life here at Re-Green is not to lose ourselves in the numerous, different tasks and levels of an autonomous life. Everyday necessary tasks like cooking, caring for the living beings of the farm, gardening, harvesting, building, hosting, chopping wood, running courses … and […]

The Garden

We like to think of our land as a Garden. The peace and harmony of a fruitful Garden with the colors, the scents, the sounds, the yield, the taste, the waters running through… The 6000 sq.meter land came into Re-Greens care in 2008, being naked with minimal diversity. The sad, abandoned and thirsty monoculture of pears in […]