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Merano flower festival: 24-25-26 April in Merano, Trentino Alto-Adige

International city open to creativity, hospitality and savoir vivre, Merano is preparing to celebrate spring and to defeat in its unmistakable style the unrest of recent months. With the optimism of a city that has been a place of care renowned for its healthy and restorative climate since the days of Empress Sissi, the Merano Tourist Office has prepared the launch of the now famous Spring down to the smallest detail Meranese and...continue

The magic of Orticolario and Como lake: photo report from 2019 edition
A beautiful sun and a mild climate have been the backdrop to this truly unique and colorful 2019 edition.
Arriving at the gates of Villa Erba, the astonishing number of people heading towards the entrances to Orticolario are immediately surprised continue...


Perugia flower show Winter edition returns on 21-22 September
 Perugia Flower Show, a market show of rare and unusual plants, also this year returns with its autumn appointment on 21 and 22 September 2019 in the splendid setting of the Frontone Gardens, in Borgo XX Giugno in Perugia.

The flowers of the Greek islands (update July 13 2019)

Rich in history, culture, good food and lots of beaches, the Greek islands are besieged every year by millions of tourists looking for sun, sea, good food and a holiday worthy of the name. Continue...

2019 © Claudio Montesano Casillas
2019 © Claudio Montesano Casillas

The real cost of "Fast fashion" on show in Milan
33.4 kg of CO2 emitted to produce a pair of jeans, children working up to 12 hours a day and adults earning less than $ 200 a month: the interactive installation “THE FASHION EXPERIENCE - the truth about what you wear
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The tree of the trees at the botanical garden of Padua
A few meters from the first oriental plane tree arrived in Italy in 1680, the Tree of Trees grew in the Arboretum of the Botanical Garden of the University of Padua.
Not enhanced by Nature but created by Michele De Lucchi who, for this installation, has obtained and put together trunks and branches of dozens of trees of different essences - beech, spruce, larch, ash, lime and hazel - from the valleys of Belluno and Trentino. continue...

The 2019 season of the flower shows starts again

The "Flower Show", national circuit of exhibitions-market of rare and unusual plants, returns again this spring to color different Italian locations bringing in each city that hosts the culture and knowledge of quality botany and gardening. Great news this year is the first edition of the event in Florence, the Flower Show will then move from Arezzo to the Tuscan capital. Continue...

9 flowers and plants protagonist in history of cinema

When we talk about a successful film, we usually weave the praises of the performers who made the representation unique or the way in which the plot and mastery of the director was developed. Many times, screenplays, costumes or soundtracks are used to contribute to the fame and success of a film.
Although we often do not realize it, there are films that owe much of their success to unusual elements, like flowers...continue