Un Weekend
in giardino

A venture for all ages: At every collections blooming in our garden there will be "Un weekend in giardino" (Weekend at the garden), a series of workshops for adults, kids and families based on a project by Nadia Nicoletti, an expert of gardening didactic. The workshops will be held, on reservation, on April, May, June and October. "Un weekend in giardino" offers one hour of guided tour through the gardens of Villa della Pergola and one hour of seasonal dedicated workshop: during the workshops you will be able to experiment with the plants and the soil, sided by handling path and the research of scents and flavors. The activities are thought for everyone, particularly for families: they will be based on the observation, on direct learning, on manual skills, on the know how and on sustainability.


Saturday 14th and Sunday 15th April will start the season with the workshop "Scents of Wisteria". You will discover all the varieties of Wisteria cultivated in the garden of Villa della Pergola and their scents. Wisteria of all species: with white flowers, pink, purple, blue and other shades of colors. Guided by the inebriating perfume, you will discover the history of this plant, you will learn some secrets on how to successfully cultivate it and you will make a project with its flowers.

The second appointment with "Un weekend in giardino" will be held Saturday 16th and Sunday 17th June with the workshop "Un mare di Agapanti" (A sea of Agaphantus)

Mandatory Reservation


When: Saturday 14 - Sunday 15 April and Saturday 16 - Sunday 17 June from 9.00 am
Workshop: 9.00am / 10.00am / 11.00am / 2.00pm / 3.00pm / 4.00pm / 5.00pm
Duration: Approximately 2 hours (1 hour of visit and 1 hour of laboratory)

Costo: Adults: € 15
FAI members: € 12
Children: € 5
Children aged 0-6 (accompanied by a paying adult): free admission


Tel. (+39)0182.646130 (+39)0182.646140

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