EVENTS IN THE BOTANICAL GARDENS of Lithuania / 2019

APRIL

BLOOMING: Dogwood, Magnolia

8, 9, 11 and 12 of April, VMU Botanical Garden in Kaunas: Easter Palm workshop.

 

11 April, Thursday, 10:00, VMU Botanical Garden in Kaunas: seminar „Protection of decorative plants against diseases and pests“. Lecurer: Sonata Kazlauskaitė.

 

16 April, Tuesday, VMU Botanical Garden in Kaunas: Easter Eggs workshop. 

 

26 April, 17:00, VU Botanical Garden, Kairėnai: special tour „Magnolias“. The tour will start at the main entrance from the ticket desk. The tour will take place in VU Botanical Garden, Kairėnų 43, Vilnius.

 

27-28 of AprilVU Botanical Garden, Kairėnai: an OpenHouse Vilnius event „Green Building“. OpenHouse Vilnius is a project that invites townspeople and city guests to discover architecture, experience and realize the value of the material environment surrounding us. The Green Building was reconstructed by R. Arch Studios under the leadership Rolandas Palekas, the winner of the National Culture and Art Award. Implementing the idea of architects to plant the walls of a building with vertical green columns was a real challenge. There have been no such analogues in Lithuania so far. The event will take place at VU Botanical Garden, Kairėnų 43, Vilnius.

MAY

BLOOMING: tulips, lilacs, daffodils, hyacinths, primroses, crabapples, rhododendrons, magnolias, sakura’s.

10 May, 17:00, VU Botanical Garden, Kairėnai: special tour „Crabapples“. The tour will start at the main entrance from the ticket desk. The tour will take place in VU Botanical Garden, Kairėnų 43, Vilnius.

24 May, 17:00, VU Botanical Garden, Kairėnai: special tour „Lilacs“. The tour will start at the main entrance from the ticket desk. The tour will take place in VU Botanical Garden, Kairėnų 43, Vilnius.

24 May, 17:00, VU Botanical Garden, Kairėnai: special tour „Rhododendrons“. The tour will start at the main entrance from the ticket desk. The tour will take place in VU Botanical Garden, Kairėnų 43, Vilnius.

In May, the Vingis Department of the VU Botanical Garden (M.Kiurlionio str.110, Vilnius) invites to the Spring Flower Festival.

The International Day of Biodiversity Day will be held in May. This day has been mentioned in Lithuania since 2001. Botanists and biologists encourage the public to pay attention to one of the aspects of biodiversity conservation – the impact of climate change or agriculture, the risk of invasive organisms, threats to specific ecosystems, conservation of forests. Therefore, the VU Botanical Garden prepares a diverse and meaningful educational program to get to know the nature of Lithuania and its peculiarities. The event will take place at VU Botanical Garden, Kairėnų 43, Vilnius.

In May, the annual contest “My Green Window” will be held, to which we will traditionally invite Lithuanian pre-school and general education schools, vocational education institutions, non-formal child education schools and families. The event will take place at VU Botanical Garden, Kairėnų 43, Vilnius.

Farmers, flower growers and gardeners gathered from various corners of Lithuania will be buzzing in the Lithuanian Fair for three days in May. Every year, the VU Botanical Garden staff organizes fairs to bloom more flowers in Lithuania, to give joy to both eyes and souls, and to promote good ideas. A wide range of annuals and perennial flowers await you in the fair. Here you can buy a rarer shrub or fruit tree. Plant cultivation and care consultations will be provided.  The event will take place at VU Botanical Garden, Kairėnų 43, Vilnius.

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