Landscape Spring Festival in Kyiv Botanical Garden

Landscape Spring Festival in Kyiv Botanical Garden

Hryshko National Botanical Garden located on Pechersk traditionally shines in the limelight when spring comes around. This time, the reason is the new landscape festival that will show 18 eco-friendly compositions made by the winners of the “Green Card into the Future” contest.

According to the organizers of the festival, ecology and preserving nature is the most pressing issue that is often neglected by government and authorities. The fragile balance between human-made world and nature is easily broken, but can hardly be restored once it’s gone. That’s why the local architects, landscape designers, and decorators took part in the Green Card into the Future contest with the great aim to show that humanity and its environment can coexist in peace.
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The works of 18 winner projects, among them intricate constructions like houses for insects, flower compositions and sculptures dedicated to the theme of the fest, will be installed in Hryshko Botanical Garden this week.
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The festival is children-friendly and will feature drawing and bonsai workshops, as well as seminars and lectures on landscape design for adults. The highlight of the festival is a seminar led by the award-winning garden design and landscape consultant Robin Williams, who will share his experience and explain the latest trends of landscape design. The seminar will take place on May 19 from 10 A.M. to 5 P.M. The entrance ticket is UAH 1690.
The entrance to the festival is free.
When: May 17-20
Where: Hryshko National Botanical Garden
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