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. Sunday, NOVEMBER 9th from 10.00am to 1.00pm
  • Lesson 2) intercropping, sowing in pot and soil, Sunday, NOVEMBER 23rd from 10.00am to 1.00pm
  • Lesson 3) transplanting, plant’s maintenance, diseases and remedies for parasites. Sunday, 14th DECEMBER 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

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
  • Lessons will be in Italian






Twitter: @zappataromana - #HortusUrbis

How to reach us

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

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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