Extraordinarily beautiful and demanding orchids have crazed flower admirers hundreds of years. However, orchids with the beauty of their flowers dazzling already from distance form only an insignificant part of this huge plant family. Usually the singularity of orchid flowers can only be seen if examined closely, sometimes with the help of a magnifying glass. [...]
January 26 – February 3, Plants of the Ancient Times: from Sigillaria to Willow We take a look on the evolutionary story of the plant kingdom from the ancient times when the land hadn’t born yet the human footprint to nowadays when the human activity has caused the extinction of many plant species or has [...]
October 13 – 21, Cactuses, Our Prickly Friends Cactuses originate in America. They grow from Canada to Patagonia in very different natural conditions: in savannahs, deserts, mountains and rainforests. At the cactus exhibition of Tallinn Botanical Gardens you will find out what cactuses, belonging to different families look like and how it is possible to [...]
Exhibition about mushrooms, fungi, mosses and lichens – 21. september – 23. september Although our well-known mycologist Erast Parmasto thinks our bookstores are well-stocked with reference books on mushrooms, both translations and by Estonian authors, popularity of mushroom exhibitions has not fallen. Interest in mushrooms and going mushrooming in the wild seems to be on [...]
August 17 – 19, Clemitises, Phloxes and Grapes on Display Clemitises and phloxes are the beloved beauty queens of our gardens. Clemitises captivate us with their magnificent colourful blossoms. They are irreplacable as creepers in our landscape architecture. In the world there are over 5000 species of clemitises, 150 out of which have been bred [...]
July 21 – 22, Roses as Plants of Beauty, Charm and Utility Briars were the first roses in people’s lives, they also yielded extra food and pepped people up in difficult times. As living standards rose, people started to pay more attention to the beauty and charm of nature around them, and it was the [...]
July 6 – 8, exhibition “Useful Plants from Here and Elsewhere” These days, when the tempo of our life is extremely rapid, we easily tend to forget how dependent we are on plants. Let’s have a look at what we need in the morning alone – coffee, tea, juice, soap, toothpaste, even a toothbrush can [...]
May 17 – 20, Saintpaulias – Violets from Africa The diversity of saintpaulias, blooming in spring, is unbelievably great. Their popular name is African violets, though saintpaulias are not related to real violets at all. Sainpaulias belong to the family of gesneriaceae. In that family there are 2900 species and 139 genera of trees, shrubs, [...]
Orchids have been the pride of Tallinn Botanical Gardens for decades. Every spring this statement gets ample proof. Orchids have prepared for this performance for a year and are impatient to appear before visitors in their magnificent splendour. Of those present, we could mention charming venus shoes, staggering vandas, cunning cattleyas and enchanting snow-queens. Dignity [...]
We are open Tallinn Botanical Garden is opened from Monday to Sunday. Cafe is opened on weekends and touring exhibitions (october – april). From 30.april to 01.october Greenhouses from 11.00 – 18.00. Entrance till 17.00 Outdoor collections from 11.00 – 20.00. Entrance till 19.00. From 02. ocotber to 29.april Greenhouses from 11.00 – 17.00. Entrance [...]
Magical plants and plant magic 19.11. -27.11. The exhibition introduces plants used for alluring of love and money, communication with perished ancestors, departure to astral journeys, and also those which provide protection and health to the people. We meet well-known plants from Estonian nature, but also less known tropical plants, rarely mentioned in Estonian books. [...]
Exciting fruits from all over the world 01.10 – 09.10.2011 Exciting fruits exhibition is in Palmtree house conference hall and will opened from 11 to 4 p.m. Exhibition curators: Taimi Puusepp, Krista Kaur
Dahlias exhibiton is in Palmtree house and will opened from 11 to 6 p.m. Exhibiton is prepared in collaboration with Kalle Kruus. Exhibition curators: Taimi Puusepp, Krista Kaur
Greenhouses that are closed: 25.08. – 28.08 succulents exposure 06.09. – 11.09 tropical plants and succulents exposure 19.09. – 23.09 palmtree house and tropical exposure 27.09. – 30.09 subtropical exposure We apologize for inconvenience.
Exhibiton is on 19. – 21.august It`s a good opportunity to get to know about grapes that have been grown in Estonia. There are many varieties both outside greenhouses and inside greenhouses. Exhibited clematises and grapes come from Roogoja farm. There will be also collection of phloxes from Tallinn Botanical Garden. Exhibition curators: Mari Seidelberg, [...]
Tallinn Botanical Garden and Mängula installed a children playground next to greenhouses. We also remind that parents presence at the playground is required and recommended. Have a nice visit!
It`s a very colorful exhibition, where you can see the first spring flowers. Exchibition has been prepared in cooperation with private collectors. Tulips come from well-known collector Arvi Paali private collection. Exchibition curators: Tiia Jaanus, Taimi Puusepp, Krista Kaur
With regard to the beginning of the winter period, starting 29.09.2012, visitors are allowed to the territory without ticket at 09.00 – 17.00. Palmtree house and green houses are opened 11.00 – 16.00. Gates will be locked at 17.00. Your welcome!
Dear member of Tallinn Botanic Garden Society of Friends! Especial meeting announcement. Member registration starts at 17.30. Miiting agenda: 1. Confirming the protocol of the annual miiting 2. Voting for the Member of the Board 3. Confirming primary activities for society 4. Other questions Questions about miiting agenda can be sent to firstname.lastname@example.org * Miiting [...]
Alike the human world, also the plant kingdom has its celebrities and peculiar individuals, who have deserved much attention. The exhibition introduces the largest and the smallest trees, bushes and herbs. The visitors will learn, which are the toughest plants and where they grow, who has the largest leaves and who in turn the smallest [...]