Friday 1 - Sunday, April 3, 2011 - ex Stazione Leopolda, garden city and Scotto
Flowers beautiful to e. .. impregnate the life.
From April 1 to 3, the Tuscan town famous for the Leaning Tower is back with the second edition of "flower city. Pisa in Bloom 2011 ", the appointment with the spring, and a thousand ways to delight there asking for help with plants and flowers.
Container Magic event will be the ex Stazione Leopolda, the garden Scotto and streets of the city center transformed for the occasion in a flowery meadow where you can discover and buy shrubs, buds, seeds, equipment to treat them or cultivate them.
In most meetings and moments of analysis in order to maximize the features in the kitchen, grow them, use as a treatment, knowing the history over the centuries.
You can sample the creations of chocolatier Paul De Bondt (Dutch by birth but by adoption of Pisa) who will take part in the days to Leopolda. It will assist in practical classes of recipes based on herbs and petals made at a chef. Yes vegetables and talk about health, nutraceutical value of fruits and vegetables, wild flowers put in the pot in the folk tradition. The Italian Academy of chilli plants tell of love (from the horn casts trouble, to savory). Teachers and experts will teach us to choose the vegetables according to their nutritional and health properties. It will be done on a project "Orti Sociali", so popular in these recent years, concrete and rooted in the town of Pisa. Because it helps to cultivate a better life.
The "war gardens" (which have fed whole nations in times of crisis) have taught us. The farmers at first with the advent of factories, then the well-being, have abandoned them. But a growing pride has slowly started to talk. Finally came that Michelle Obama has set up a vegetable garden on the White House lawn. Today in town tomatoes and peppers are also grown on the terraces of the apartments. There's even a garden who adopt it, for using other spade, returned at the end of its fruits. In short, the garden is coming back big time. "Flower City. Pisa in Bloom 2011 "will give the tools to love him more and more.
To mark the occasion will be organized also in boat cruises along the river Arno, which was praised by Dante, the main artery that runs through and Pisa. The trip will be delighted with the tea, herbal teas and chocolates De Bondt.
Friday, April 1, h 12:00 to 19:30
Saturday, April 2, h 9:30 to 19:30
Sunday, April 3, h 9:30 to 19:30
Entrance to the Garden and Scotto Leopolda costs 3 € (the ticket is valid for both the exhibition space), and 1 € will be donated to charity in favor of the draft international cooperation "A bridge of seeds in Brazil dedicated to the creation of educational gardens to Corumba, a city in the region of Mato Grosso do Sul, where 100,000 people live with a very high rate of poverty for lack of work.
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