From tomorrow until the end of the year, an exhibition introducing Christmas plants from different countries will be open at the Palm House of the Tallinn Botanic Garden. This weekends, thematic guided tours and workshops await the visitors.
The exhibition will feature European and African hollies and araucaria, or the Australian Christmas tree. From the euphorbiaceae, it is possible to see the poinsettia, which is popularly called the Christmas star. Visitors will also have a chance to get to know many other interesting and unusual species and varieties of plants associated with Christmas all over the world.
Thematic guided tours will be held this weekend – on 17 and 18 December at 12:00 in Estonian and at 13:00 in Russian. Tours in Estonian will be conducted by botanist Urmas Laansoo, in Russian by the guide Maria Strukova.
Those wishing to take up handicrafts will be able to take part in Pille Hermann’s pre-Christmas workshops that will be held this Saturday and Sunday from 12:00 to 15:00. The workshops are suitable for both children and adults.
All events can be attended with the entrance ticket to the Tallinn Botanic Garden (5 euros for adults and 3 euros for students/pensioners). The Botanic Garden is open every day from 11:00 to 16:00. On December 24–26, the Botanic Garden is closed.