"Moritz Mantero, founder and president of Orticolario, presented the ninth edition of the event, scheduled for Friday 29 September to Sunday 1 October in the Villa Erba Park in Cernobbio (CO), villa Eighteenth century overlooking the shores of Lake Como, already home to director Luchino Visconti.
Orticario 2017 reaffirms its identity: dedicated to the passion for the garden and its ability to convey emotions and beauty, wants to be an authentic homage to nature through an evocative garden concept, and to offer the visitor a sensory pathway between gardening, botanical, landscape , Art and design.
The title for 2017 is "Hiding", the theme is the moon, the protagonist flower is Fuchsia. Inseparably linked to the moon is the guest of honor of Orticolario 2017, French writer and landscape designer Gilles Clément, who will receive the award "For a Gardening Evolved 2017".
To celebrate the nightlife of the vegetable world and to live the gardens under other light, this new edition is the opening of the evening until midnight on Friday and Saturday 29 and 30 September, with a calendar of ad hoc initiatives.
Detailed information on the proposals and initiatives of Horticultural 2017 can be found on the site continuously updated (and in the Horticultural app in the coming months).