Green diversity for people

Green diversity for people

"Green diversity for people" - this is the motto of this year's "Botanic Gardens Week". From June 10 to 18, events will take place in the gardens of the Association of Botanical Gardens to draw attention to the important role of plants for human life. The Botanical Garden of the University of Freiburg also invites visitors to a diverse, free program.

The actions and times at a glance:

Sunday, June 11, 2023

Plant exchange and plant fair
From 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., visitors* can purchase plants or participate in a plant exchange.

Dyeing plants and plant dyes
In a workshop from 1 to 4 p.m., children and adults can make their own dyes from plants and try them out directly. The workshop will be led by students of curative education at the Catholic University of Applied Sciences Freiburg (KH) and participants of the scientific advanced training in art therapy at the Institute for Scientific Advanced Training (IWW) of the KH.

From water to land
At 2 p.m., the official opening of the exhibition "MAdLand - Molecular Adaptation to Land" will take place. This shows a fast forward through the evolution of life on Earth. Following the opening, Prof. Dr. Stefan Rensing, Prorector for Research and Innovation at the University of Freiburg, and Dr. Mona Schreiber from the Philipps University of Marburg will lead tours of the exhibition. Starting June 11, the exhibition will be open daily from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. until the end of August.

Thursday, June 15, 2023

Insights into bionics
Prof. Dr. Thomas Speck, director of the Botanical Garden, will bring interested visitors closer to the topic of bionics in a guided tour at 5:30 pm. Meeting point is the entrance to the show greenhouses.

Admission and participation in all activities are free of charge and without registration.

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