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The impressive nursery of the Agricultural University in Iera Odos


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In an area of ​​almost 3 acres, at number 75 of Iera Odos is the commercial nursery of the Agricultural University of Athens, where residents of the capital and beyond, can visit it and buy colorful plants and trees, at very good prices.

The 1,7-acre Ornamental Plant Greenhouse is a four-room glass greenhouse, a mother plantation room with the main types of ornamental plants produced by the greenhouse, the propagating plant with heated benches and a rooted root system and outdoor space in pots that are for sale, says in Athens 9.84, Christina Migirou, Deputy Head of Department of Agricultural Development & G. Facilities GPA.

And he goes on, there are more than 50 species of fig plants mainly, but we also have succulents and cacti, such as, Seflera, Benjamin, Amstel fig, Rhodes fig, Hematophilus, Spathiphyllum, Chlorophyta, Gardenia, Dracaena, Cactus Ephorbia and many more. While at the same time, there is an outdoor and fenced area of ​​a total area of ​​about one acre, there is a great variety of aromatic plants, oregano, thyme, lemon thyme, mint, mint, lavender, rosemary, seasonal and annual flowering plants, or perennials, as well as perennials. , vinca, geraniums, cyclamen, marigolds, dog, daisies etc. but also a very large variety of ornamental shrubs, viburnum, ligustro, angelica, veronica, lantana, pixari, lilies and some trees, such as sour trees, orange lemons, olives and figs.

prices start from 0,5 euros per small bag, shrubs 6-8 euros, while the most expensive outdoors, reach 10-12 euros. As a reference to figs and houseplants, prices are 5-15 and 20 euros, depending on the size of the pot.

The latter we have produced our own topsoil which is based on the experience we had in the gardening department and laboratory analyzes, it is of exceptional quality, he points out.

The preferences of the people at this time are for outdoor plants for yards and balconies, while for indoor are cacti and succulents.

We try to have traditional plants, explains Ms. Migirou, who have acclimatized to the Mediterranean climate, thus avoiding possible diseases or infestations that are often brought by foreign plants and of course the positive thing is that whoever comes here can give him advice, concerning either in choosing the right plant or in the care it requires.

At this time the people who come here know a lot, he added, ie he has wasted enough time to read, and he comes very informed, so I think it all worked very psychotherapeutically, but anyway the employment with plants is in programs in schools and in Institutions with children with special needs in the context of their psychotherapeutic programs, that is, it is an occupation that helps a lot in this part.

We have children from the association of people with special needs <I Elpida>, ten years now he stressed. They know a lot of things now, they have specific roles and they help us, and we give them the opportunity for creative and psychomotor employment.
We make plant donations to schools and institutions, upon their request. In fact, in the past, when we had a larger staff in some institutions, we offered free transplants and landscaping. Donations continue, with priority given to these social groups and schools that have environmental programs.

It also functions as a training place for both students for their internship, as well as university graduates, with a permanent or seasonal employment contract.

We continue and produce organically grown wines from our vineyard in Spata, there are three types of white wines, Malagouzia with Athiri, Assyrtiko and Savvatiano, with the brand name <Knowledge>, which apart from here, are also sold in some Super Market, concludes Ms. Migirou.

The nursery of the Agricultural University of Athens, is located inside the University premises at 75 Iera Odos, contact phone 210 3474765 and operates daily from 8:00 to 16:00 and Saturday from 8:00 to 14:00.

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