08 October 2018
Media trip in Latvia was organized on 20th September and totally gathered 25 media representatives – from radio, social networks and printed media. During the trip visited open gardens and farms, where can get acquainted with horticultural traditions and history, and where can see the traditionally grown fruits, vegetables, herbs, ornamental trees, shrubs and flowers.
First stop was in Dobele Horticulture institute, where informed participants about the project activities, took a walk in the orchard to see modern and historical cultivars. Hosts in “Vilki” dendrarium introduced with rare varieties and showed their traditional farm orchard with old apple trees and vegetable garden.
Last two objects were Berķenes and Blankenfeldes manor. In Berķene manor park and garden are not preserved, but in Blankenfelde visited orchard and tasted elderberry products that are made on the spot.
Last updated: 19.10.2018 14:40