Meristema En

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WHAT
Meristema is an exhibition dedicated to both professional and quality amateur gardeners, enriched with seminars and hands on experiences. ... what does meristem means?
WHERE
The event will be held on the island of Ischia, at the recently established “ Giardini Ravino “, a botanical garden aimed at delivering the concept of the diversity of species. The garden is embedded in one of the most beautiful environments on the sunny side if the splendid island .

WHO
In the enchanting environment offered by the “ Giardini Ravino”, professionals, amateurs and collectors of rare cacti, from every corner of Europe, will meet for three days in order to display to the public their wonderful botanic treasures and rarities.


FOR WHO
A unique opportunity for those passionate about greenery, who will have the opportunity to enjoy discussions, comparisons and practical demonstrations of pruning and grafting under expert guidance.

COMPETITION : 1 st PRIZE RAVINO
During the three day event, awards will be assigned to the most particular and beautiful plants presented by amateurs and non, by a jury made up of experts in the sector, as well as our guests and visitors.

LETS LEARN SOMETHING
The exhibition will be enriched by conferences, seminars and debates on the topic: "Evolution and Biodiversity"

This is the theme chosen for the second edition of Meristem, to commemorate the bicentenary of the birth of Charles Darwin and the 150th anniversary of the publication of his chief work, The Origin of Species, a book that marked a turning point in the history of thought Western.

WHY “ BIODIVERSITY “
The modern vision of the relationship between man and his environment is to recognise “ biodiversity “ as a key element of the functioning of the earths ecosystem. The first offence we can inflict on biodiversity is to destroy it even before we are aware of its existence and its significance. Meristema proposes to contribute to an increase in the perception of the values of biodiversity by man, thus preventing such a risk of offence. continue...

FIRST AID
A novelty that will be represented by the “ Cacti Guru's “. All those in possession cacti and succulents with problems of disease caused by parasites of inadequate cultivation can entrust their specimens for treatment to specialists in the sector.

GOOD THINGS ARE NEVER THE ACHIEVED SINGLE HANDED
The exhibition is organized by the “ Giardini Ravino “ in collaboration with ABC Network Roma, Italia Nostra, AIAS, Cactus & Co., Amacactus, Countdown 2010, European Union, Laboratorio del Cittadino, Paysages Patrimoine, Sans Frontiere, Gesellschaft Osterreichischer Kakteenfreunde.

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