Garden of Freedom

Description:

Organizers and team of the project ‘Garden of Freedom’ will invite public to the action of planting and seminar about developing of gardens on window sills, balconies and terraces, offering the experience of such forms of gardening and knowledge about such traditions evolving in the urban landscape as well as advice on planting and tending to such greens. Practicing gardeners will introduce public to this field of activity, and those, who are interested, will receive a hand-book on urban gardening, prepared, based on research of the gardening tradition in Riga, which involved, both, individual gardeners and owners of window and terrace garden-beds.

Thematic division: Survival Kit

Begins : 16.05.2014 21:00

Ends: 05.09.2014 21:00

Venue:

  • Brīvības street 90, the courtyard - the territory of Vidzeme inner city market

Form of event:

  • Action
  • Event

Category of event:

  • Participation of the public
  • Education
  • Tradition

Audience of event:

  • Youth
  • Adults

Project description:

'Garden of Freedom’ is an aesthetically ecological research-oriented project aiming at creation of real urban garden on a cornice and balcony of a building on Brīvības street 90. Its main idea is to urge thinking about the idea of urban garden in the centre of town and returning to ground values, traditions and long-forgotten skills such as ability to grow edible and medicinal greens on window sills, balconies and terraces in the city.

Web address: http://riga2014.org/BrivibasDarzs

Rīga2014

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