Viridalia will be back at Thiene Castle on 9th and 10th September 2017

The IX edition of the market exhibition on nursery gardening

THE DAYS DEDICATED TO THE GREEN AND TO LIVING BY NATURE

 

In collaboration with the Municipality of Thiene, the Pedemontana.Vi Tourism Association and Confcommerce Thiene mandate, VIRIDALIA will be back at Thiene Castle.

Exhibition market of plants, flowers, objects for living naturally the house and the garden; Vegetable food from vegetable gardens and organic and biodynamic gardens.

About seventy exhibitors from Italy and abroad with rare and recovered collections of plants, along with those who cultivate them to produce healthy foods respecting their naturalness.

The two days in the Castle offer a total-immersion experience in the new way of gardening with ancient knowledge. Organic and biodynamic gardening for our well-being and the beauty of our garden that permeates many aspects of life.

The proposal is to live with all our senses a different style of life that reminds us of respect for nature and man.

 

PROGRAM OF 2017 EDITION

 

THEMES OF THE YEAR - Wild flowers, from spontaneous meadows to urban gardens.

 

Spontaneous flowers in the contemporary garden of natural inspiration, as an aesthetic and functional element for the restoration of biodiversity and for the management of green ecosystem. From the small flowerbed to the flowery meadow, the rediscovery of a delicate beauty in harmony with man and the environment.

 

SOME CULTURAL MEETINGS

BOTANIC MEETINGS Saturday morning

-Introduction by Paola Thiella

"From the lawns to the gardens: the spontaneous flowers for a new beauty"

The natural view of the contemporary garden that assists the useful and beautiful species in harmony with harmony.

 

-Silvia Assolari from Semenostrum, Udine University

"Wild species in the garden"

Spontaneous blooming meadows, a micro-ecosystem in the garden.

 

-Roberto Fiorentin of Veneto Farming company of the Veneto Region

"The research and recovery path of spontaneous flower species at risk of extinction in our region"

 

BIOLOGICAL AND BIODIAMIC GARDEN MEETINGS Saturday afternoon

-Fabio Fioravanti of the Fondazione Le Mamme for biodynamic agriculture

"The Valorization of Spontaneous Flowers for the Balance and Stability of the Ecosystem"

Consciousness useful in agriculture in the control of phytopharmaceuticals and parasites.

 

-Mauro Hartsarich for Biolca Association

"Flowers: emotions that speak to the territory"

 

YOGA HAPPENING

 

With Sabina Franchina, certified yoga teacher, under the sixteenth century cedar.

Hours: 10.00-10.45 yoga for adults; 11.00-11.45 yoga for children; 15.30-16.15 yoga for children; 16.30-17.15 yoga for adults.

It is advisable to bring a mat.

Free activity.

 

 

THE ART OF THE GARDEN

 

Botanical watercolor with Silvana Rava and exhibition.

On reservation.

For booking and costs: silvanarava@tiscali.it Tel. 347 9688436

 

-Eco-print tutorial in the garden - Practical activity with Laura dell'Erba.

Info: ldellerba@libero.it Tel. 339 2995463

 

- Art and botanical photography exhibition by ITET Aulo Ceccato.

 

- Ikebana Laboratory by the Northern Italy Study Group - Vicenza

Saturday from 3:30 pm to 5:30 pm

Sunday from 3 pm to 5 pm

Reservation is required (closing memberships when the maximum number is reached)

Free closed number lab

Reservations: info@northernitalystudygroup.it

Discover the ancient Japanese art of the Ikebana, for those who have passion and love for plants, flowers, and creativity, capable of demonstrating the ability and sensitivity of each one. The Sogetsu School (literally "grass and moon") was founded in 1927 by Sofu Teshigahara, an artist considered to be likened to his friends Picasso and Dalí. The ikebana Sogetsu is made up of lines, color and mass and hence the possibility of infinite creativity unfolds.

 

FREE ACTIVITIES IN THE PARK

 

-Tree climbing for kids.

Hours: Saturday afternoon and Sunday all day.

 

- Mandala laboratory with natural materials with Sabina Franchina.

Hours: 12.00-13.00; 14:00-15:00.

 

-Green Hair, nature in the hair - hairstyles with flowers and leaves by Federica's Hairdressing Salon in Schio. Tel. 3491192337

 

 

GUIDED TOURS

 

Starting from the Castle, visit Thiene's old town with the collaboration of ITET Aulo Ceccato of Thiene in a project of school-work alternation.

Timetable: 10.00, 11.30, 14.00, 15.30, 17.00, 18.00.

Free business.

 

THE GARDEN BUCKS

 

-Bio-bar and restaurant with vegetable food in the historic park.

 

- 100% natural fruit ice cream in the courtyard with Gelateria Didattica Artigiana del Gusto di Piovene Rocchette.

 

Hours show

9:00 to 19:00

 

Entrance

Whole 5.00 euro

Reduced to 14 years 0.50 euros

Reduced residents with CARTA '60 0.50 euro

In Chilesotti Square you have free access to the section dedicated to the gardens.

Dogs are allowed in the outside areas of the Castle

 

CONTACTS

The curator: Paola Thiella igiardinidipaola@yahoo.it cell. +39 340 0699112

Thiene Castle: Francesca of Thiene cell. +39 329 8541962 info@castellodithiene.com

The event this year enjoys the patronage of Provincia di Vicenza and Comune di Thiene.

 

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The Biobar

The Biobar

Conference in the Fetonte room

Conference in the Fetonte room

The courtyard

The courtyard

Tree climbing

Tree climbing

The porch

The porch

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