An event to mark on the calendar that will appeal much to the lovers of flowers&plants, Yougardener Flower Show, in its first edition, which will be held in the enchanting park of the Villa Craven in Varese, italy, this week, on Saturday 11 and Sunday 12 may 2019, at 10-19.
A path between nature, colors and beauty in the exhibition-market of nurserymen specialized, that will unfold inside the elegant and historic eighteenth-century complex of Villa Craven Seyssel d’aix in Varese. Two days in which the public will be able not only to admire an incredible variety of flowers and plants, but also buy and take advantage of a rich program of workshops, laboratories and attractions for adults and children.
The idea of the departure of co-founder of Yougardener Peter Bruni was to gather twice a year at the Villa Craven, all of the nurseries partners with the aim of bringing people, and children in particular, the environmental culture and botany through a unique experience as Yougardener Flower Show .
The event will have two annual appointments, one in the spring and the second in the autumn, and will be an occasion in which nurserymen from all over Italy will present to the public their plants in an environment that combines beauty and historical memory. Each nursery will be a specific production such as roses, herbaceous perennials, shrubs, carnivorous plants, aromatic organic farming and many other.
The visitor will find many varieties are difficult to find in a common store and purchase them directly from the manufacturer for advice and the advice of experts. The presence of a unique nursery for each plant type will make it easier to visit and more easy the choice of the species to buy.
“Yougardener Flower Show align perfectly with the will of the Administration to boost the development of culture and tourism of the garden city – said Roberto Cecchi, assessor to culture and tourism of the Municipality – And does so by proposing to a diverse audience an unforgettable experience in one of the private parks in the most beautiful of the city park in 2018 is entered in the circuit of NATURE and URBAN. A special thanks goes therefore to the property and to the organisers, who well knew how to interact with the private initiative with the public system, offering once again to light one of the fundamental values of the varese territory, namely the nature and the landscape”.
THE PARK AND VILLA CRAVEN
Villa Craven Seyssel d’aix is an eighteenth-century complex surrounded by a park of 85,000 square metres, the work of the Architect Giuseppe Antonio Bianchi, designer of Palazzo Estense, today the seat of the town Hall of Varese. The park is private and was opened to the public only in 2018 on the occasion of the second edition of the Festival of the Landscape, Nature and Urban. Also the villa is the work of the same architect, and was designed, in 1770, and is one of the most important buildings of the city of Varese.
It owes its name to Lord Walter Craven, who bought it in 1870. In 1956 the Villa Craven went to the first cousins Seyssel d’aix, the children of the Marquis Artem of Seyssel d’aix of Sommariva del Bosco and the Countess Giulia Oldofredi Tadini. Their grandchildren are still owners.
The Villa, Craven, while being in the center of the city, is located in a vast property that goes from colle Campigli hills, up to the boundaries of the territory of Masnago. The English-style park extends over eight hectares between woods and meadows crossed by avenues and paths. One side of the villa overlooks a beautiful Italian garden with hedges of boxwood.
They are part of the complex various rustic which was once used as stables and dwellings for staff. The main building of four floors, designed by the White measuring approximately 1,800 m2, and presents an austere facade characterized by four pilasters and a balcony above the central door. From the entrance-hall, divided by an arch supported by two columns, the staircase is painted with frescoes that leads to the first floor. From here, spread over two floors, the chinese salon, which owes its name to the upholstery of paper and silk with scenes of life and landscapes oriental.
Yougardener Flower Show
where: Villa Craven Seyssel d’aix – via Silvestro Sanvito 27 Varese
when: 11 and 12 may 2019 – Hours: 10 – 19
Entrance fee: € 8 full price, € 15 family, free for children up to 12 years
Educational workshops for adults and children (free of charge, subject to availability, booking recommended) For reservations to the workshops and all the information – yougardener.com