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A Greek garden for Greece?

by A. T. Paraskevopoulou Gibbins

For the full article see The Mediterranean Garden No 47, January 2007

“Between 25th April and 12th October 2003, Greece was one of 24 countries participating in the International Horticultural Exhibition (IGA) in Rostock, Germany. The main objective of the Greek participation was to produce a traditional Aegean Garden. This Aegean Garden was such a success that it won the third place and received praise from its visitors.”

Views of the exhibition garden:


The traditional Aegean house


The paved path through the aromatic garden


Another view of the path and gravel in the aromatic garden


The “abandoned” boat


Basket-grown vines


A traditional stone fountain


Osteospermum, Tagetes and other colourful plants

Aegean Garden (IGA, Rostock, Germany)
Sponsors: Hellenic Ministry of Rural Development and Food
Hellenic Foreign Trade Board
Architect: Salamanos Associates Architectural Consultants
Garden Design: Angeliki Paraskevopoulou
Garden Contractor: Topiodomi Landscape Constructions

The garden would not have been possible without them.

 

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