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May 2015

Green corner with ice cream

Wed 20 May, 2015 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm BST
Radicepura, Strada 17, 19,
Giarre CT, 95014 Italy
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Incontro con Ermanno Casasco, chiacchere sui giardini Mediterranei. Ermanno Casasco  will share his passion about Mediterranean gardens meeting other passionate people at Radicepura while tasting Sicilian ‘granita’, a special ice cream rich in flavour and perfume. Ermanno Casasco  condividerà la sua passione per il giardino a cielo aperto che è la Sicilia ed il Mediterraneo incontrando a Radicepura  altri appassionati e consumando, in loro compagnia, una granita che ne evoca tutti i profumi. Facebook

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Micropaesaggi _ Microlandscapes ed. by AIAPP – Associazione Italiana di Architettura del Paesaggio – sez. Sicilia

Fri 29 May, 2015 @ 11:00 am - 10:00 pm BST
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Municipality of Caltagirone Caltagirone, Sicily 95041 Italy + Google Map

Caltagirone (Catania) - May 29/June 3  2015  within the "Biennale of ceramics and architecture of landscape" The aim of the this event is the creation of temporary and permanent installations called "Micropaesaggi", which focuses on the relationship between the city and the urban green. Installations have to be inspired by  the transformation of contemporary urban fabric, the development of public space and social changes. These temporary projects spread in to the city aspire to  create  a GREEN-NET,  involving the most…

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June 2015

dovefioriscelajacaranda III edition

Sat 6 June, 2015 @ 9:00 am - 8:00 pm BST
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giardino di villa Trinita’, Via trinita' 34
Mascalucia, Catania 95030 Italy
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€5 – €11

Where the Jacaranda Flowers for Chelsea Fringe In the wonderful setting of the garden of Villa Trinita', one of the Great Italian Gardens, which opens its gates to visitors accompanied by artist/gardeners. Specialised nurseries show their collections, while garden furniture and other artefacts add colour. During the weekend the Swiss sculptor Jacques Basler will install his sculpture specially created for the new lily pond. opening times sat and sun from 9 a.m.to 8 p.m. Refreshments available  

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eleplant

Sat 6 June, 2015 @ 9:00 am - 8:00 pm BST
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Giardino di Villa Trinità, Via Trinità 34
Mascalucia (Catania), 95030 Italy
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Free

L’elefante icona riconoscibile, identificabile, giocosa. Vive, nella nostra mente, memoria di racconti infantili, fiabe, immaginario fantastico e ludico, difficilmente incubo. Forma amica, buona, ottimista, dagli influssi benefici. La sua assimilazione come portafortuna, simbolo ricco di energia positiva è riconosciuto in tutto il mondo e prescinde dalla formazione culturale. Con Eleplant www.eleplant.it diventa una forma grafica attraverso la quale si conosce, si rilegge e si riscopre il proprio spazio; una forma che accompagna in un viaggio fantastico nella natura: giardini, fiori,…

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June 2016

Dove Florisce la Jacaranda – IV Edition

Sat 4 June, 2016 @ 10:00 am - 8:00 pm CEST
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An event every day that begins at 10:00am, repeating until Sun 5 June, 2016

Giardino di Villa Trinità, Via Trinità 34
Mascalucia (Catania), 95030 Italy
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Free

Plant show in a private garden. The theme of the year is "plants and artists in the garden".  The garden of Villa Trinità, Mascalucia Etna (CT), one the Great Italian Gardens, hosts this year an exhibition of sculptures by Stefania Pennacchio a ceramic artist, inspired by the myth of the nymph Galatea who fell in love with the shepherd Aci; other artists and musicians will be present giving their tribute. Specialized nurseries, artisans, gardeners will be present in the garden.

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June 2017

Piante, Territorio e Gastronomia / Plants, Landscape and Food

Sun 4 June, 2017 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm BST
RADICEPURA, RADICEPURA, VIA FOGAZZARO, 19
GIARRE, Catania 95024 Italy
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15€

A talk given by Professor Romano, botanical expert on plants, landscape and food. Rendez-vous at the Giardino Italia inside the Radicepura garden festival  

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May 2018

Il filo sottile

Sat 19 May, 2018
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An event every day that begins at 12:00am, repeating until Sat 26 May, 2018

Orto Botanico di Catania, Via Etnea 397,
Catania, Sicily, 95125 Italy
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Free

The artist Antonio Labruna  designed this installation for the Botanical Garden of Catania. The sculptures: "The swans in love", "The black swan" and "The white heron" seem in perfect symbiosis with the plants and the vegetation of the garden. All of them are made with intertwining of thin wire. In questa particolare installazione pensata per l’orto botanico di Catania l’artista ha creato: “I cigni innamorati”, “Il cigno nero” e “L’airone bianco” Le sculture che sembrano in perfetta simbiosi con le…

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The Thin Wire

Sat 19 May, 2018
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An event every day that begins at 12:00am, repeating until Sun 27 May, 2018

Giardino dei “I sette tornanti”, SS115, contrada Cillone,
Ragusa, Sicily, RG 97100 Italy
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Free

In this installation, created for the garden of the Restaurant "I Sette tornanti", the artist has created: "The elephants". The sculptures, born from the weaving of the thin iron wire, are in perfect symbiosis with the plants of the garden and the typical environment of the Sicilian area.

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Arrivano i Dinosauri

Sat 19 May, 2018
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An event every day that begins at 12:00am, repeating until Sat 26 May, 2018

Orto botanico di Palermo, Via Lincoln, 2
Palermo, Sicily 90123 Italy
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6€

Potrete ammirare uno scheletro completo di Carnotaurus sastrei, copia dell’unico esemplare rinvenuto, alto 3,50 m e lungo 7 m.  Uno dei più grandi carnivori vissuto in Argentina circa 70 milioni di anni fa e protagonista del film Jurassic World 2. IL suo nome significa “toro mangiatore di carne” perché possedeva due piccola corna sul capo, caratteristica unica per un dinosauro carnivoro. Il secondo scheletro appartiene al Thecodontosaurus antiquus vissuto  all’incirca 210 milioni di anni fa. Si tratta del quarto dinosauro…

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L’Orto Botanico di Catania e le piante ornamentali del passato

Sat 19 May, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm BST
Orto Botanico di Catania, Via Etnea 397,
Catania, Sicily, 95125 Italy
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Free

Daniela Romano, professor of Horticulture and Floral at the University of Catania, will talk about some plants cultivated at the Botanical Garden of Catania which are traditionally used as ornamental plants in the Sicilian gardens

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Butterfly house – La casa delle farfalle

Sat 19 May, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 5:30 pm BST
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until Sun 27 May, 2018

An event every week that begins at 9:30am on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, repeating until Fri 25 May, 2018

Piazza Minerva, Giardino dell’Artemision. Ortigia, piazza minerva
Siracusa, Sicily 96100 Italy
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3.50Euro – 4.50Euro

Hundreds of tropical butterflies of many and varied species fly freely in our winter garden, which is located in Ortigia, Siracusa. This charming garden combined with the beauty of the butterflies is the heart of the "Butterfly House". Guests can attend the birth of butterflies from their chrysalises. Whether a class, a group of tourists, adults, teens, children or simply passionate visitors, you can plan your visit with us living a truly unique experience. La struttura  ospita centinaia di farfalle…

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radiceterna, arte e ambiente

Sat 19 May, 2018 @ 6:00 pm BST
Orto botanico di Palermo, Via Lincoln, 2
Palermo, Sicily 90123 Italy
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Opening of the new library with adjacent temporary exhibition space created for the eighteenth-century Calidarium building of the Botanical Gardens. The title “Radiceterna” refers to a seminal 1984 work by Mario Merz (1925-2003), Se la forma scompare la sua radice è eterna, inspired by a verse of XIII century Persian poet, Gialal al-Din Rumi. Mario Merz’s artwork will be installed outside the Calidarium, as a special project powered by Fondazione Merz.   Radiceterna comprises the creation of a library with…

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Build your own greenhouse

Sun 20 May, 2018 @ 9:30 am - 12:30 pm BST
Orto Botanico di Catania, via Etnea 397
Catania, 95125 Italy
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After a tour of the Botanical Garden aiming at highlighting the importance of plant diversity for our wellbeing, participants can learn how to build your own green-house and take this at home. For this event please book here L’attività prenderà il via con una passeggiata interattiva, a tema botanico, tra l’ombra e il fresco degli alberi, tra serre e vasche, consentendo ai piccoli esploratori di conoscere l'Orto Botanico dell'Università di Catania e di porre l'attenzione sul tema della biodiversità. Si…

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Guerrilla gardening crossing the car park Talete

Tue 22 May, 2018 @ 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm BST
Free

Guerrilla gardening is based on the “green attack”, as an act of gardening without boundaries. The practice is intended to make unused and neglected spaces beautiful, green and healthy. The site chosen is the space above the car park ‘Talete’ Via Vittorio Veneto, 227, just before  getting to Ortigia island The guerrilla gardeners will tackle the area, sowing seeds and planting flowers on each bare soil space, improving aesthetic and biodiversity. Il guerrillia gardening si basa sul fare giardinaggio senza…

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Lucia Scuderi e il giardino delle meraviglie

Thu 24 May, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm BST
Orto botanico di Palermo, Via Lincoln, 2
Palermo, Sicily 90123 Italy
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Free

La Sicilia, grazie al clima, alla fertilità del suolo e al talento agronomico dei suoi abitanti, è infatti da secoli la culla ideale delle piante più caratteristiche della flora mediterranea. I semi, così come i popoli, le loro lingue e le loro tradizioni, hanno viaggiato fin dall’antichità da una sponda all’altra del mare nostrum, e hanno messo radici all’ombra del più grande vulcano d’Europa. Come si illustra tanta storia e tanta bellezza? Attraverso quali tecniche e immagini?

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Le piante mediterranee per i giardini del futuro

Sat 26 May, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm BST
Orto Botanico di Catania, Via Etnea 397,
Catania, Sicily, 95125 Italy
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Free

Antonia Cristaudo, professor of Botany at the University of Catania, will talk about how Mediterranean plants could inspire a new garden design

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L’impiego di wildflowers negli ambienti urbani

Sat 26 May, 2018 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm BST
Sala conferenze “Ferruzza – Romano”, Via Gaetano Abela, Castello Maniace,
Sicily, Syracuse, 96100 Italy
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Free

Having a specific flora and fauna in a environment plays an important role in its identity. This talk by Professor Daniela Romano is about her research on how wild flowers are able to increase the biodiversity and even the identity of a place in anthropic ecosystems. In this context the talk will take stock of the knowledge acquired so far in terms of: 1) biodiversity of the herbaceous species that make up the Mediterranean flora / vegetation; 2) seed production…

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Laboratorio “Mordi il colore” insieme a Lucia Scuderi

Sat 26 May, 2018 @ 10:30 am BST
Orto Botanico di Catania, Via Etnea 397,
Catania, Sicily, 95125 Italy
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€5

Quali sono le stagioni dell'anno? E quali i suoi frutti? Le fragole vengono da una pianta o da un albero? Un peperone si può mangiare in inverno? Attraverso strumenti didattici Lucia Scuderi aiuterà i bambini a trovare ad ogni stagione il suo frutto o il suo ortaggio.

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Il plurale supera sempre il singolare

Sun 27 May, 2018 @ 5:30 pm - 9:00 pm BST
RADICEPURA, RADICEPURA, VIA FOGAZZARO, 19
GIARRE, Catania 95024 Italy
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Free

"The Plural always overtakes the singular" is a series of works inspired by Braudel’s Mediterranean ideas and realized by Federico Baronello. Within Radicepura’s outdoor areas two diagrams are placed to work as a photo camera. The outputs are progressively shown in Radicepura’s foundation building.

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