Seeds for the garden | How to start your own

If you are tired of buying new seeds and plants each year, if every time you handle a pumping or pepper you think it is too bad to waste its seeds, In two lessons come learn how to breed your favorite vegetable varieties and save vigorous seeds from your garden.

It is an opportunity to discover many plants and rare varieties.

ATTENTION: the produced seeds will be distributed to all participants!


  1. Saturday October 11th, 10.00 am – 1.00 pm
  2. Saturday October 18th, 10.00 am – 1.00 pm

The lessons are held by Giovanni Salerno botanist, florist, friend of the Hortus Urbis, expert in ethnographic botany

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

Fee: suggested donation of 40.00 € for person + € 5.00 Carta Amici del Parco dell’Appia Antica





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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