This course aims to provide theoretical and practical knowledge on horticultural and ornamental cultivation techniques for who wants to start a garden.

Lesson’s calendar and subjects:

  • Lesson 1) introduction + soil + flowerbed arrangement. Saturday, MARCH 29th from 10.00am to 1.00pm
  • Lesson 2) intercropping, sowing in pot and soil, Saturday, APRIL 12th from 10.00am to 1.00pm
  • Lesson 3) transplanting, plant’s maintenance I. Saturday, 3rd MAY from 10.00am to 1.00pm
  • Lesson 4) plant’s maintenance II, diseases and remedies for parasites. Saturday, 17th MAY from 10.00am to 1.00pm

The lessons are held by Enrico Lazzari agronomist, friend of the Hortus Urbis, expert in natural horticulture and ornamental gardening

Address: Hortus Urbis, via Appia Antica 42/50, Rome

Fee: Suggested donation of 30.00 € for person + € 5.00 Carta Amici del Parco dell’Appia Antica

For information

Additional information:

  • Babysitting available during lesson hours, on request
  • Outdoor parking
  • Indoor lectures followed by outdoor hands-on gardening in the Hortus Urbis
  • In case of rain the activities will be post-poned







Twitter: @zappataromana - #HortusUrbis

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How to reach us

Hortus Urbis at the former paper mill “Cartiera Latina”, via Appia Antica, 42 /50 (near the fountain)

Bike: Cristoforo Colombo bike route and Circonvallazione Ardeatina.

Bus: 118 and 218 on the Appia Antica (Domine Quo Vadis stop) or 30express, 714 and 715 (Cristoforo Colombo/Bavastro stop or Cristoforo Colombo/Circonvallazione Ostiense stop) and then short walk along the Circonvallazione Ardeatina in the Scott Park.

Car: parking at via Carlo Conti Rossini, Largo Gavaligi, via Omboni, via Scott and surroundings and then short walk along the Circonvallazione Ardeatina in the Scott Park.


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