The ERHG participates at the Conference “Ornamental kitchen gardens. The past and future of the garden heritage of castles, palaces, manor houses and religious centres”
Organized by the Hungarian Garden Heritage Foundation, partners of the ERHG, from April 21-23rd in Budapest, Hungary.
The European Route of Historic Gardens, represented by our President, Jaume Dulsat, was invited to present the project of the European Route of Historic Gardens, and explain how these initiatives are aligned with new tourism trends and contribute to the preservation and dissemination of the value of these historic gardens, European heritage.
The President of the ERHG has given the lecture “The European Route of Historic Gardens and its Ornamental Kitchen Gardens” emphasizing the role of Historic Gardens to preserve and promote our cultural heritage and providing a multi dimensional experience to tourists. He has highligted the role of those gardens which are also kitchen and ornamental gardens as providers of productive economy and botanical experimentation, proximity orchards that supply vegetables, fruits, medicinal herbs, honey, wine, dye plants and as conveyors of scientific knowledge related to agriculture. Ornamental and kitchen atract new audiences, encourage new forms of learning, especially for children, provide play and socialization, reduce socio-educational discomfort and are spaces for therapeutic qualities, he has concluded.
Until last April 23, landscapers, architects, gardening experts, scientists and professionals from the academic field, as well as political leaders at an international level, discussed and debated on issues of research, planning, restoration, maintenance, management and attention to visitors of European gardens.
The ERHG President stated that “it is important to share experiences, exchange ideas and cooperate both at a European and global level”. Mr. Dulsat also participated at the press call and workshop café organized after the lectures on April 21st.
More information here: magyarkertorokseg.hu/en/hirek/nemzetkozi-konferenciat-szervez-az-mka