Open Days

We believe that gardens are outdoor living spaces, ideal for enjoying nature, good company and learning something new! To prove just how much gardens can offer, we organized garden open days and cultural events in Malta and Sicily throughout the project lifetime. Learn more on what we did and how we did it!  Open days …

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Gardening Course

A gardening course was designed for the public as one of the outputs of the project. On the Sicilian side, different sessions took place throughout October and November 2012 at a number of gardens of the GARDMED Network in the area of Catania, Siracusa and Ragusa.  Programme Presentation Brochure

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Valorisation of the gardens of the Mediterranean

A brainstorming session and a debate on the valorisation of the gardens of the Mediterranean was hosted at a World Café as part of the Festival of Literature, held in Mantova, Italy in September 2012. Read about what the 70 strong group came up with, led by two experts from the GARDMED team (See: http://www.festivaletteratura.it/news.php?azione=dettaglio&id=1109)

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Ikel għal Saħħtek fil-KGV

TV Cookery Programmes personalities gave presentations, recipes & tips for outdoor food preparation. Emphasis was on healthy yet tasty food, particularly school lunch box for children and calcium rich food for the elderly. Nutritionist advice was given for healthy living & weight control as well as free medical tests & expert advice and First Aid …

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Omaġġ lil Balzunetta… fi Ġnien il-Mall

Literary and musical event, highlighting the rich historical and cultural connotations of the garden. Poetry and prose narration, live band and actors’ re-enactment. Omaġġ lil Balzunetta Poster

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Design at the KGV

Fashion show by Malta’s vibrant & emerging designers aimed to provide a platform for local talent, attended by Malta’s best names in the industry. Choreography, hair & make-up – all set to complement the garden and its historical surroundings! A blow-up photographic exhibition, subjects being fashion, architecture, graphic & print design. Vintage wear as recycling …

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Artist’s Garden – A Collective Exhibition

Over 40 artists, artisans and craftsmen exhibited paintings, photography, comic art, including scenic bozzettos by Old Maltese Masters, sculpture, installations, costume jewellery, old time curiosities, and floral art.

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Ġnien tal-Lokalita Tiegħi

Primary schools of Malta and Gozo were invited to organize school children’s visits to the public gardens in their respective localities, in order to instil a love for nature in the children and to encourage them to express their creativity in depicting the gardens they visit. Ġnien tal-Lokalita Tiegħi Poster

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Ġenna ta’ Ġonna … u ħafna aktar!

A concert, a dog show, a historical sword exhibition show, child entertainment, educational talks and audio visual shows were carried out in different gardens around Floriana – known as the Green City of Malta. These were complemented by the opening up to the public of historical sites and buildings which normally are not open to …

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