The spring is slightly coming and nature starts to wake up! And among first flowers which are bringing spring joy to us are certainly snowdrops. Slovenia is country where they can be found almost everywhere, even in our capital Ljubljana! Also our Botanic Garden can be fully covered with them! Therefore University Botanic Gardens Ljubljana is preparing for you a Snowdrops Festival, where you will see the snowdrop collection of the Garden, you will participate at the lectures, snowdrop exhibitions and you could go to field excursion on Galanthus nivalis localities.

Detailed programe

SCHEDULE OF THE FESTIVAL:

Friday 2. 3. 2018

- 9:00 – 17:00 Snowdrops sales exhibition
- 11:00 Presentation of botany illustration of Galanthus nivalis (students of Art Academy)
- 12:00 Opening of the exhibition ''Snowdrops as a decoration motive''
- 13:00 Presentation of snowdrops varieties collection in the Ljubljana Botanic Garden
- 14:00 Lunch
- 15:00 Ljubljana city tour
- 17:00 Lecture: Galantomania (lecturer MSc. Blanka Ravnjak)
- 18.00 Lecture: A Year of Snowdrops (lecturer Alan Street Avon Bulbs United Kingdom)

Saturday 3. 3. 2018

- 10:00 – 11:00 Lecture: Snowdrops and their ecology (lecturer Dr. Jože Bavcon)
- 9:00 – 17:00 Snowdrops sales exhibition
- 11:00 Presentation of snowdrops varieties collection in the Ljubljana Botanic Garden
- 12:00 Garden guided tour: Theme – early Spring plants
- 13:00 Lunch
- 14.00 - 17:00 The excursion to the snowdrops localities in Ljubljana and its surroundings

Sunday 4. 3. 2018

- 9:00 – 18:00 excursion to Galanthus nivalis localities in Slovenia, with lunch included

Zadnja sprememba: Freitag 23. Februar 2018, 19:53.
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