On Saturday 29 and Sunday 30 March 2014 the Botanic Garden of the Department of Biological Sciences at the University of Parma will be exceptionally open to the public 10 to 18 to mark the occasion with Parma Violet Festival, a special event which has become a firm fixture in the Parma calendar. The event is organised in collaboration with “The Friends” and the association “Parma color viola” and will investigate the Parma violet from botanical, cultural and traditional points of view. The Botanic Garden will permanently display the variety “Duchess of Parma” belonging to the botanic species Parma Violet and other species belonging to the genus Violet, typical of Parma area and picked there on this occasion. At the same time, the Garden will offer guided tours to the general public. In particular, on Sun 30 March at 10.30 two hundred new name labels, specially made on this occasion with a major contribution of “Parma color viola”, will be put on plants according to the cataloguing program of the Garden’s collections.
Pubblicato Martedì, 23 Settembre, 2014 - 11:29 | ultima modifica Martedì, 23 Settembre, 2014 - 11:29