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Verdemura 2020: preview of the Lucca market exhibition

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At the arrival of April, the appointment on the walls of Lucca returns with gardening and proposals for outdoor life. The VerdeMura market exhibition confirms its winning format for the thirteenth time: a fresh relaxed atmosphere that enhances the sweetness of spring, all the national novelties of plants and furnishings in the approximately 200 exhibition stands, some cultural moments with book and conference news, a walk green in one of the most unique public parks in Italy for its location on the sixteenth-century urban walls.

VerdeMura also in 2020 re-proposes its winning formula, which last year, in two and a half days of the event, saw the influx of many thousands of gardening enthusiasts from all over Italy. However, something is renewed, above all for the determination to put plants at the center, their scientific name, their best use in the garden, the range of species and varieties of some purely spring plant genres. For example, a collection of 15 species and varieties of the genus Amelanchier will be seen and purchased: shrubs or small trees with a rich white spring bloom, followed by tiny edible fruits.

“We asked exhibitors - said Giuseppe Benedetti, coordinator of VerdeMura - to give maximum prominence to the novelties and to those plants of their production that are not yet known or ask to be enhanced more. We think of collectors, who come to Lucca specifically for this appointment, but also of those who have only a small balcony or courtyard and want to find stimuli and suggestions for practicing quality gardening with original or unconventional plants ".

A novelty of this year is also the location of the market exhibition, between Baluardo San Donato and Baluardo San Paolino to optimize the visit route and guarantee usability in any weather.

In addition, the organizing team is developing some surprises that will delight many amateur gardeners, from those who never have enough of growing roses to those who would like to meet live the protagonists of botany and gardening, not only national ones.

 

Where, How, When

VerdeMura 3-4-5 April 2020

Secretariat tel. 366 4228615 Monday and Thursday from 10.00 to 12.00, Tuesday from 15.00 to 17.00

www.verdemura.it

info@verdemura.it

facebook: verdemura.lucca

 

Event info

Hours: Friday April 3: 12-19.00; Saturday 4 April and Sunday 5 April: 9.30-19.00;

Entrance: full Friday € 5.00; reduced € 4.00; Saturday and Sunday full € 7.00, reduced € 5.00 (over 65, minors between

8 and 14 years and companion of the disabled, 2020 Green Card of the magazine Vita in Campagna); free minors

8 years old and disabled.

2-day pass (Friday and Saturday) € 10.00; (Saturday and Sunday) € 12.00; for three days € 16.00; purchase

cumulative of 20 admissions on Friday € 100.00; + 2 free tickets; Saturday and Sunday € 140.00 + 2 free tickets.

Dogs can enter if accompanied on a leash.

 

Ticket sales end one hour before closing.

 

Transport of plants:

free wheelbarrow rental service and plant-delivery area to access with

the car.

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