Garden and Landscape Design School - Florence

Scuola di Architetura del Paesaggio Landscape Design School Школа ландшафтного дизайна Escola de paisagismo
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Since 2008

Courses in garden history
Ancient and Mediaeval gardens
Gardens of the Renaissance
English gardens and our times

Design courses
Garden and terrace design 2018

Practical courses
Olive cultivation and pruning
Vine cultivation and pruning

Italian language courses
Standard course
Semi-intensive course
Intensive course
Specialisation course
Individual courses

Art courses
Drawing and painting course
Sculpture course
Mosaics course
Ceramics and pottery course
Photography course

Visits to parks and gardens
Public gardens of Florence
Secret gardens of Florence
The Boboli Gardens

Olive cultivation and pruning

This course is addressed to those who own or are thinking of buying an olive grove as well as to those who, though not owners, cultivate olives or are interested in the subject.

This is a practical course, with some theoretical lessons and much field work.

A minimum of four students are required.

The programme for the course is:
   
- Elements of botany
- History of the olive and of olive oil
- The olive tree in Italy
- The olive tree in Tuscany
- Planting the olive
- Trimming the olive
- Other aspects in the cultivation of the olive
- The olive grove
- Collecting the olives
- From the olive to olive oil
   
As part of the course there will be visits to olive groves and presses in Tuscany.
   
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