This course aims to provide theoretical and practical knowledge on trees and hand pruning techniques of small and medium, fruit and ornamental trees

  • Friday 02.24.2022 – From 6.00 pm to 8.00 pm – CLASSROOM ON LINE
  • Saturday 02.25.2022 – From 3.00 pm to 5.00 pm – OUTDOOR


  • Introduction
  • trees
  • hand pruning technique

The lessons are held by Enrico Lazzari agronomist, friend of the Hortus Urbis.

  • Address:  Hortus Urbis, via Appia Antica 42/50, Rome
  • Fee: Suggested donation of 35.00 € per person
  • Limited availability

Additional information:

  • Outdoor parking
  • Indoor lectures followed by outdoor hands-on gardening in the Hortus Urbis
  • In case of rain the activities will be post-poned

How we will spend your donation:

  • We’ll buy materials and plants for the course activities
  • We’ll buy materials and plants for the maintenance and improvement of the Hortus Urbis





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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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