The garden heritage has entered an entirely new era: An era where dynamic social, economic and environmental changes redefine historic gardens conservation and restoration doctrines. The recent months brought another global factor that affected not only the economic stability of many countries and people, but also endangered the green legacy. The pandemic urged us to reconsider many aspects of life, including the place of the man in the ecosystem and our role and responsibility for nature. The reflection is followed by questions of how to manage garden heritage that needs constant care in the context of the limited human and financial resources. Each historic garden resembles a laboratory of a […]
Next Thursday, June 25th, the European Route of Historic Gardens (ERHG) celebrates its second Ordinary Assembly with a full Agenda. This year, the European Route of Historic Gardens´ second annual meeting is being celebrated in June, instead of September, since there is a need to discuss some topics that have emerged due to the extraordinary Covid19 circumstances. We continue working to obtain the Council of Europe Cultural Route certification One of main topics that have been influenced by the Covid19 circumstances is the candidacy defense to obtain the Cultural Route certification from the Council Of Europe, since the presentation date had to be changed from last April to next October. […]
The European Route of Historic Gardens (ERHG) has changed its brand name, keeps growing in number and type of new members and is about to defend its candidacy to become a certified Cultural Route of the Council of Europe. All these are good reasons to prepare a new brochure, which we want to share with you. The new promotional material incorporates the new gardens’ members of the Association and the new brand name that was recently introduced. Download the brochure The brochure devotes a whole section to introduce the Cultural Routes of the Council of Europe program and the reasons why the ERHG has applied for the certification. All European […]
We are glad to announce the change of our brand name: Now we are European Route of Historic Gardens – ERHG
We are glad to announce the reopening of one of our historic gardens: The Royal Gardens of Aranjuez, a Cultural Landscape included in the World Heritage List of UNESCO As part of the de-escalation plan of the Spanish Authorities, and for use and enjoyment of the local citizens On Monday, May 11th, National Heritage has reopened the Aranjuez Gardens so that the riversiders have more space to walk during the outings allowed by Order SND / 380/2020, of April 30, of the Ministry of Health. This large green area, made up of several Historic Gardens covering a total of 111.23 hectares, was closed to the public on March 13th, following […]
The general joy of returning the Gardens to the Castle A great family picnic, balloon flights, performances by artists, feasting on green grass, giving the name of the beautiful tulip variety ‘Heart of Warsaw’, the smell of the sea of flowers, the unforgettable Royal Rose Exhibition in Kubicki Arcades… On May 11, 2019, the Gardens of the Royal Castle in Warsaw celebrated the opening of the Lower Garden. Last year, 50.000 guests made this celebration an amazing birthday party. This year, the anniversary of the opening of the Gardens, out of concern for our safety, cannot be celebrated to the extent it was planned. However, what is delayed does not […]
Coinciding with the 3rd Anniversary, the European Route of Historic Gardens (ERHG) invites you to celebrate the 1st European Day of Historic Gardens An invitation to discover the rich and diverse heritage we share through our gardensThe celebration coincides with the third anniversary of the European Route of Historic Gardens (ERHG)Find out the activities, photo galleries and videos prepared by our gardensShare with us your memories, pictures and videos of your preferred gardens Next April 26th the European Route of Historic Gardens (ERHG) celebrates the 1st European Day of Historic Gardens, an invitation to discover the rich and diverse heritage that our gardens represent. The celebration coincides with the third […]
These days we can not go and visit our historic gardens, but they are still there, waiting for us. And those who take care of them are still with them. Our members want to share how are living this situation through a serie of articles and lectures, reflecting on the role of historic gardens.
The European Network of Historic Gardens celebrates its next General Assembly on 12th and 13th March 2020. It will take place in the Heritage Gardens of the Alhambra and Generalife, located in Granada (Spain).
The Uffizi Gallery and the Museum of King Jan III’s Palace in Wilanów are beginning collaboration on historical citrus collections. The ‘Citri et Aurea‘ project was conceived as a collaboration between the Museum of King Jan III’s Palace in Wilanów and the Uffizi Galleries – Boboli Gardens in Florence in the field of historical citrus collections. The first joint activities will be undertaken in November 2019 as part of a study visit of three Polish specialists to Florence; their implementation was co-financed by the Minister of Culture and National Heritage under the “Inspiring Culture” Programme. The foundations of the project are the contacts between the courts of Duke Cosimo III […]