Plan the garden and not only at the Botanical Garden of Naples: free admission with many events, workshops and music

Botanical Garden of Naples

The appointment is back with "Planta, the garden and beyond" in Real Botanical Garden in downtown Napoli, trade show that every year allows us to know many beautiful and fragrant floral species e plant and which also has many events and workshops planned for adults and children.

This year it will take place from 6 to 8 May 2022 and it will be a real immersion in quality horticulture in the city. Everything will be ad free entry.

There will be:

  • seasonal plants and flowers;
  • exclusive seeds;
  • botanical rarities;
  • exotic essences;
  • garden products;
  • baskets;
  • garden and outdoor equipment

As mentioned, there will also be many institutional events,, workshops, thematic meetings, artistic event and appointments music. THE children they will learn the secrets of botany, having a lot of fun. There will be many exhibitors and they have been selected from those who have distinguished themselves for their own collections of original, unusual, rare and particular plants.

Let's see the program in detail.

Flowers at the Botanical Garden
Photo source: Facebook page of the Garden

Planta program

Friday May 6

  • 11.00 am Inauguration of the Market Exhibition by the Authorities and the Director of the Botanical Garden of Naples.
  • 12.30 Presentation of the exhibition “Venezuela, a paradise of biodiversity” by the Consulate General of the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela in Naples (c / o Department building).
  • 15.00 pm The expert replies: advice on green care. By the specialized technicians of the Botanical Garden of Naples (c / o positions indicated by arrows).
  • 17.00 pm “Musical review OrtoPiano Festival”. Concert by G. Pagano and V. Rosiello (c / o Cortile Castello).
  • 18.00 pm “Musical review OrtoPiano Festival”. Concert by G. Pagano and V. Rosiello (c / o Cortile Castello).
  • hours 20.00 Market Show closing.

Saturday May 7

  • 9.00 hours Opening of the Market Exhibition.
  • 10.30-13.00 Floral composition didactic workshop. Organized by EDFA Napoli Floral decoration organization for amateurs (c / o Stand).
  • 9.00-20.00 Cosmetics in the 700th century: the face of a lady and porcelain dolls. Description of the chemical nature of cosmetics and perfumes in the Baroque age and their use in the decorative cosmetics of the ladies of the court and history and the preparation of porcelain. Organized by the aps Megaride Falcones Association (c / o Stand).
  • 11.00 am Introduction to the art of bonsai. Curated by A. Acampora, Honorary President of Napoli Bonsai Club (c / o Aula Magna).
  • 11.30 am “Cultivating orchids: techniques and curiosities. Le Vanda falcata ”by AMAO Southern Association of Orchid Amateurs
  • 12.00 am Concert by the “AMA” Choir conducted by Maestro R. Motti (c / o Cortile Castello).
  • 15.00 pm The expert replies: advice on green care. By the specialized technicians of the Botanical Garden of Naples (c / o positions indicated by arrows). 15.30 pm “Cultivating orchids: techniques and curiosities. Tropical orchids ”by AMAO Southern Association of Orchid Amateurs
  • 15.30-18.00 00 Floral composition didactic workshop. Organized by EDFA Napoli Floral decoration organization for amateurs (c / o Stand).
  • 17.30 pm “Musical review OrtoPiano Festival”. Concert by G. Pagano and V. Rosiello (c / o Cortile Castello).
  • 18.30 pm “Musical review OrtoPiano Festival”. Concert by G. Pagano and V. Rosiello (c / o Cortile Castello).
  • hours 20.00 Market Show closing.

Sunday May 8

  • 9.00 hours Opening of the Market Exhibition.
  • 9.00-20.00 Cosmetics in the 700th century: the face of a lady and porcelain dolls. Description of the chemical nature of cosmetics and perfumes in the Baroque age and their use in the decorative cosmetics of the ladies of the court and history and the preparation of porcelain. Organized by the aps Megaride Falcones Association (c / o Stand).
  • 11.00 am Bonsai as a wellness practice. Curated by C. Scafuri, President of Napoli Bonsai Club (c / o Aula Magna).
  • 11.30 am “Cultivating orchids: techniques and curiosities. Tropical orchids ”by AMAO Southern Association of Orchid Amateurs
  • 12.00 Concert: La Coriola, vocal-instrumental group, in “The badger barbasso and other stories (c / o Cortile Castello).
  • 12.00 Nature in the kitchen. Cooking workshop with vegetable ingredients, organized by the Lillerie di Lilli Ambrosio cultural association.
  • 10.30-13.00 Floral composition didactic workshop. Organized by EDFA Napoli Floral decoration organization for amateurs (c / o Stand).
  • 11.00 Meditation at the Zen Garden. Organized by the Zen Ten Shin Temple (meeting point at 10.45 at Serra Monumentale).
  • 15.00 pm Presentation of the book “Natale Torre. The Giardini del Sole. History, thoughts and events of today's plant hunter. Curated by Gaetano Zoccali, professional journalist expert in green publishing (c / o Aula Magna). Moderator Prof. A. Panizza.
  • 15.30 am “Cultivating orchids: techniques and curiosities. Le Vanda falcata ”by AMAO Southern Association of Orchid Amateurs
  • 15.00 pm The expert replies: advice on green care. By the specialized technicians of the Botanical Garden of Naples (c / o positions indicated by arrows).
  • 16.00 Nature in the kitchen. Cooking workshop with vegetable ingredients, organized by the Lillerie di Lilli Ambrosio cultural association.
  • 15.30 -18.00 00 Floral composition didactic workshop. Organized by EDFA Napoli Floral decoration organization for amateurs (c / o Stand).
  • 17.30 pm “Musical review OrtoPiano Festival”. Concert by G. Pagano and V. Rosiello (c / o Cortile Castello).
  • hours 20.00 Market Show closing.
Stand Botanical Garden of Naples
Photo source: Facebook page Botanical Garden of Naples

Other appointments

Green and surroundings

Friday 6 - Saturday 7 - Sunday 8 May

Thematic workshops (at exhibitor stands)

  • AIPC Italian Association of Carnivorous Plants. Disclosure and notions on
    cultivation.
  • ASA. Open and closed ecosystems, do-it-yourself fertilization, cycle of elements
  • ASNU. The Botanical Invasions: Participatory science to counteract the
    biological invasions.
  • AUSF. "Everything in the Wood is Wood". The why of everything.
  • Radicicity aps Association. Green urban regeneration projects.
  • EDFA Napoli Floral decoration organization for amateurs. Create your composition
    floral.
  • Nursery Yaya HOYA. Get to know the Hoya (so as not to kill them).
  • Nursery La Ginestra. Flowery breakfast in the nursery.
  • Scirocco wind. Design your vase or your table.
  • Carlo Sorrentino garden designer. Design of small and large green spaces.
  • Napoli Bonsai Club. Demonstration of bonsai techniques by expert members
    NBC - SOS Bonsai Bring us your bonsai and we will advise you on how to grow it
    better.

Natural Products

  • Ancient Neapolitan workshop. Extraction with distiller of active ingredients.
  • Non-profit association “Napoli inVita. People Ideas Works for the Social Development of the City ”. Botanical painting workshop with the use of colors extracted manually from flowers, leaves, berries, fruits and roots.
  • Saffron Terra di Lavoro Association. Saffron in Terra di Lavoro.
  • Colangelo Pharmacy. Phytotherapy and the use of medicinal plants.
  • Company Villa Conola Nature & Food Lab. Realization of mandala and Brigit cross.
  • Altralena. The factory of the flies flies.
  • Mavalù. Hand modeling of vases with pinch and rolling pin
  • Pachamama Odv / Terramia Art for La Casa del Sorriso. Pottery workshop.
  • Alois Farm. The vineyards of the Bourbons of Naples.

Feel good in Planta - Area Serra Monumentale

Friday May 6

  • 12.00 pm Seeds of Yoga. The awakening of dormant energies. The harmony of the 7 chakras. Curated by Priscilla Barbato. Info and Reservations 3488938865 or email semidiyoga3@gmail.com.
  • 15.00 pm Chi and Qi Gong. Exercises, lasting one hour and thirty minutes, valuable for health and psychophysical well-being, with Maestro Daniela Monetti. Info 3294510629.
  • 16.00 pm Seeds of Yoga. The awakening of dormant energies. The harmony of the 7 chakras. Curated by Priscilla Barbato. Info and Reservations 3488938865 or email semidiyoga3@gmail.com
  • 17.30 pm “Harmonic bath”. Gongs, Tibetan bells and other ancestral instruments. Curated by Antonella Notturno Sachijot Kaur. Info and reservations at 3383187875. It is advisable to wear comfortable clothes and to bring a mat, a pillow and a pair of spare socks.

Saturday May 7

  • 10.30-19.00 Demonstration of Vibrational Sound Therapy Treatments with Gong, Diapason and Tibetan Bells. Curated by Antonella Notturno Sachijot Kaur. Info and Reservations at 3490962592 or 3383187875.
  • 11.00 Yoga Seeds. The awakening of dormant energies. The harmony of the 7 chakras. Curated by Priscilla Barbato. Info and Reservations 3488938865 or email semidiyoga3 @ adriano-biagioliore 12.00 Chi and Qi Gong. Exercises, lasting one hour and thirty minutes, valuable for health and psychophysical well-being, with Maestro Daniela Monetti. Info 3294510629.
  • 16.00 pm Seeds of Yoga. The awakening of dormant energies. The harmony of the 7 chakras. Curated by Priscilla Barbato. Info and Reservations 3488938865 or email semidiyoga3 @ adriano-biagioli
  • 17.30 pm “Harmonic bath”. Gongs, Tibetan bells and other ancestral instruments. Curated by Antonella Notturno Sachijot Kaur. Info and reservations at 3383187875. It is advisable to wear comfortable clothes and to bring a mat, a pillow and a pair of spare socks.

Sunday May 8

  • 10.30-19.00 Demonstration of Vibrational Sound Therapy Treatments with Gong, Diapason and Tibetan Bells. Curated by Antonella Notturno Sachijot Kaur. Info and Reservations at 3490962592 or 3383187875.
  • 11.00 Yoga Seeds. The awakening of dormant energies. The harmony of the 7 chakras. Curated by Priscilla Barbato. Info and Reservations 3488938865 or email semidiyoga3 @ adriano-biagioli 12.00 Tai Chi and Qi Gong. Exercises, lasting one hour and thirty minutes, valuable for health and psychophysical well-being, with Maestro Daniela Monetti. Info 3294510629.
  • 16.00 pm Seeds of Yoga. The awakening of dormant energies. The harmony of the 7 chakras. Curated by Priscilla Barbato. Info and Reservations 3488938865 or email semidiyoga3 @ adriano-biagioli 18.00 Resonates in Nature. Vibroharmonies for the Earth. Gong concert, Tibetan bells and other ancestral instruments, by Antonella Notturno Sachjot Kaur. The event is free and open to all, but for organizational reasons it is necessary to book at 3490962592 or 3383187875.
Flowers at the Royal Botanical Garden of Naples
Photo credit: G.Sibilio

Children in Planta

Friday May 6

  • 11.00 We will be Trees readings and laboratory for schools. Curated by "Il Mattoncino". Info and reservations at 3296265074 (c / o the stand).
  • 12.00-18.30 Play area. For children aged 3 to 10. Organized by the Kodokan (c / o positions indicated by arrows).

Saturday May 7

  • 9.00-20.00 Creative recycling laboratory and botany laboratory. Organized by the Friends of the Real Bosco di Capodimonte Association. Info or WhatsApp at 3209431770 or amicidelrealboscodicapodimonte@gmail.com (children and families) (c / o the stand).
  • 11.00 am The tree of stories by Pina Di Gennaro. Theater and creative writing workshop from 7 years (Cost 7 euros). Info and reservations at the number 3393248394 (Pina) of “Il Mattoncino” (c / o the stand).
  • 11.00 am Fairy tales in the garden. Workshop activity with Vincenzo Patella, author of Pop and the colors of the INKNOT forest (c / o the stand).
  • 11.00 and 17.00 “Story of a tree and a child”, by Shel Silverstein, a show by Giovanna Facciolo. Curated by "I Teatrini". Theater production and promotion for the new generations. www.iteatrini.it, info@iteatrini.it. Reservations: 0810330619. For a fee (c / o Entrance).
  • 11.30 am Gardeners in the grass. By the specialized technicians of the Botanical Garden of Naples (c / o positions indicated by arrows).
  • 12.00 Intertwining of stories, flowers and colors. Curated by Cinzia Boggia of “Il Mattoncino”. Readings and painting workshop (Cost 7 euros). From 3 to 10 years old. Info and Reservations at 3296265074 (c / o the stand).
  • 16.00 Intertwining of stories, flowers and colors. Curated by Cinzia Boggia of “Il Mattoncino”. Readings and painting workshop (Cost 7 euros). From 3 to 10 years old. Info and Reservations at 3296265074 (c / o the stand).
  • 16.30 am Gardeners in the grass. By the specialized technicians of the Botanical Garden of Naples (c / o positions indicated by arrows).

Sunday May 8

  • 9.00-20.00 Creative recycling laboratory and botany laboratory. Organized by the Friends of the Real Bosco di Capodimonte Association. Info or WhatsApp at 3209431770 or friendsidelrealboscodicapodimonte@gmail.com (children and families) (c / o lo
    stands).
  • 11.00 am The tree of stories by Pina Di Gennaro. Theater and creative writing workshop from 7 years (Cost 7 euros). Info and Reservations at 3393248394 (Pina) “Il Mattoncino” (c / o the stand).
  • 11.00 am The legends of the botanical garden and the San Lorenzo district. Workshop activity with Stefano Cortese, author of the Naples Guide for young travelers INKNOT (c / o the stand).
  • 11.00 and 17.00 "Story of a tree and a child", by Shel Silverstein, a show by Giovanna Facciolo. Curated by "I Teatrini". Theater production and promotion for the new generations. www.iteatrini.it, info@iteatrini.it. Reservations: 081 0330619. For a fee (c / o Entrance).
  • 11.30 am Gardeners in the grass. By the specialized technicians of the Botanical Garden of Naples (c / o positions indicated by arrows).
  • 12.00 Intertwining of stories, flowers and colors. Curated by Cinzia Boggia of “Il Mattoncino”. Readings and painting workshop (Cost 7 euros). From 3 to 10 years old. Info and Reservations at 3296265074 (c / o the stand).
  • 16.00 Intertwining of stories, flowers and colors. Curated by Cinzia Boggia of “Il Mattoncino”. Readings and painting workshop (Cost 7 euros). From 3 to 10 years old. Info and Reservations at 3296265074 (c / o the stand).
  • 16.30 pm Budding gardeners. By the specialized technicians of the Botanical Garden of
    Naples (c / o locations indicated by arrows).

Information on Planta

When

from 6 to 8 May 2022

Where

Real Botanical Garden of Naples, Via Foria 223

Opening hours

  • Friday 6 May 11.00-20.00 hours
  • Saturday 7 May 9.00-20.00 hours
  • Sunday 8 May 9.00-20.00 hours

Price

free entry

Contacts

Botanical Garden site | Facebook page | 081/2533927/2533922/2537548 | eventsobn@unina.it

Anti-Covid rules

  • Mandatory Green Pass
  • Mask

Cover photo source: Real Orto Botanico di Napoli website

  • Where: Real Botanical Garden
  • When:
    • Friday 06 May 2022 from 11:00 to 20:00
    • Saturday 07 May 2022 at 20pm
    • Sunday 08 May 2022 at 20pm
  • Price: the event is free
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