Garden and Landscape Design School - Florence

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

Practical courses
Rose cultivation and pruning
Olive cultivation and pruning
Vine cultivation and pruning
Arranging terraces and balconies
The orchard and kitchen garden
Cooking with herbs

Photography courses
History of photography
Photographing the landscape
Retouching photographs

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

The orchard and kitchen garden

What could be better than to be able to grow your own fruit and vegetables, to learn more about production techniques or how to design a vegetable garden or a small orchard?

The programme for the course is:
- Elements of botany and plant physiology
- preparing and fertilising the soil
- From the small pot on the balcony to the large orchards
- Vegetables
- Fruit: trees and bushes
- Organic orchards and kitchen gardens
- Cultivation of the better-known species
- Trimming fruit trees
- Diseases of orchard and vegetable garden
- making your own compost
As part of the course there will be a visit to a specialised nursery as well as to an orchard and kitchen garden.
See here dates and prices for the courses
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Lemons at Villa la Petraia in Florence




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