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Tulipanomania in Bardolino: 50,000 flowering bulbs on the lakeside promenade

Tulipanomania in Bardolino: 50,000 flowering bulbs on the lakeside promenade

50 thousand tulips in bloom on the lakeside promenade of Italy’s most beautiful flowering town. Bardolino is once again coloured with thousands of shades thanks to the reconfirmation of the Tulipanomania project, started a few years ago in collaboration with the Parco Giardino Sigurtà and its owner, Giuseppe Sigurtà. It is a unique stage by […]

The wonderful world of tulips

The wonderful world of tulips

Italy – From March to April, you can immerse yourself in the fabulous world of tulips on a walk through the Great Italian Gardens. Important collections can be admired in the gardens of the network The first to bloom are the tulips of Beranu Froriu – Il Giardino di Turri in Turri, Sardinia. The garden was […]

The elegance of the Camellia

The elegance of the Camellia

A delicate yet strong flower, the first specimen of the Camellia arrived in Italy in 1760 as a token of love from Admiral Nelson to Lady Emma Hamilton, the wife of the English ambassador to the Bourbon court in Naples, thus embellishing the English Garden of the Royal Palace of Caserta. An ornamental shrub belonging […]

ORCHIDAY. Discovering rare orchids from the world

ORCHIDAY. Discovering rare orchids from the world

On Saturday 19 and Sunday 20 February, ORCHIDAY, the seventh edition of the International Orchid Show, will be back at Peraga in Mercenasco (TO). Peraga, one of the largest Garden Centres in Italy – with its 12,000 square metres dedicated to those who love greenery, where plants and decorative objects alternate as in the best […]

The Englishman’s Paradise on the Ligurian Riviera. Stories, landscapes and people

The Englishman’s Paradise on the Ligurian Riviera. Stories, landscapes and people

On 25th and 26th March 2022 Villa Marigola will host in Lerici (SP) the study days “Il Paradiso degli Inglesi nella Riviera Ligure. Histories, landscapes and people”: an unprecedented in-depth study of the incredible heritage of parks and residences created by illustrious English personalities who, between the second half of the 19th century and the […]

Latium’s Great Gardens (Italy)

Latium’s Great Gardens (Italy)

500 years of art and landscape history in 18 outstanding gardens, a unique artistic and botanical heritage A journey that will take you to discover the botanical treasure trove of the papal residence of Castel Gandolfo, continuing in the heart of Rome through the superb Vatican Gardens and the secret garden of Palazzo Colonna on […]

Donating a miniature tea plantation is an original and symbolic gesture

Donating a miniature tea plantation is an original and symbolic gesture

Cernobbio (CO), November 2021 – Giving a plant is already a great gift in itself, it means giving life. Donating a miniature tea plantation is an original and symbolic gesture. Precisely for this reason, Orticolario has chosen as a gift idea for Christmas 2021 the Camellia sinensis that, in addition to making more elegant the […]

Spontaneous herbs: recognizing and tasting them

Spontaneous herbs: recognizing and tasting them

Barzanò (Lecco), September 2021 – Back with a long-awaited autumn edition of the event of recognition of wild herbs that this summer has made the hearts and minds of lovers of nature and wellness go crazy. “Spontaneous Herbs. Recognize and enjoy them” is the title of the experiential event that will take participants to explore […]

Florence. Reopens the Boboli Gardens

Florence. Reopens the Boboli Gardens

Florence – After more than ten weeks of closure due to the epidemiological emergency, the Boboli Gardens reopens on Thursday 21st May at 9 a.m. The garden is a real open-air museum, unique in the world, with an extraordinary botanical heritage, and a landscape and architectural layout that houses, among its avenues, flowerbeds and groves, […]

The romantic garden of Palazzo Cocozza in Montanara

The romantic garden of Palazzo Cocozza in Montanara

Italy – It is located in the medieval village of Piedimonte di Casolla the Garden of Palazzo Cocozza di Montanara (Caserta) which until the 16th century was a place of production of vegetable gardens and hemp, but in the second half of the 19th century, thanks to the Marquise Luisa Cocozza di Montanara, it took […]

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