from February 25 to May 5 (6 sessions)
Let's garden together in the Füvészkert!
A series of lectures discussing the topic of gardening and gardening practices.
March 31 - April 1
With tasks and challenges related to plants and Easter, we expect both small and large ones.
Saturday, April 13
Hanami, enjoying the cherry blossoms
From the end of March, the cherry trees bloom in the Japanese Garden of the Botanical Garden. The hanami (花見, literally "flower-viewing") enjoying cherry blossoms and Japanese plum blossoms in spring, according to a traditional Japanese custom. Cherry blossoms sweep across Japan from the end of March to the beginning of May. Our event is related to this, where we want to celebrate this traditional holiday in Japan bring it closer to the visitors.
Saturday, April 20, 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m
Families are invited to a playful tour combined with stamp collecting. On this day, children and adults can playfully learn how to become active environmentally conscious people.
You can also find handicraft exhibitors, plant sellers, and distributors of gastro products at the event. Our goal is to introduce products related to environmental protection, sustainability, and recycling to visitors.
Saturday, May 25, 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m
We welcome all visitors to the SZTE Botanical Garden with another meaningful and diverse Family Day. During the day, we will try to draw attention to plant diversity and the extraordinary importance of plants in human life with varied and interesting presentations and demonstrations. You can also find handicraft exhibitors, plant sellers, and distributors of gastro products at the event. Our goal is to introduce visitors to nature conservation and the protection of biodiversity.
June 15-16 Saturday Sunday
XI. Lavender and Rose Days
During the two-day festival, spices and herbs that are good for both body and soul, lavender and rose, will be the protagonists. At informative presentations, you can learn about the natural possibilities of preserving our health; whether it's herbal medicinal teas, scented natural soaps, essential oils or syrups. We are also preparing high-quality cultural and musical concerts and entertaining children's performances. At the same time as the programs, colorful and fragrant rose-lavender handicrafts and a plant fair will help us to take special delicacies and memories with us in addition to the experience of the programs.
Saturday, July 6
Flowers of Hungarians
In Hungary's rich cultural heritage, flowers are not only decorative elements, but also carry the nation's history and traditions. These flowers are also natural wonders and symbols that are closely related to Hungarian identity and culture.
At our event, visitors can get a taste not only of these plants, but also of common or rarer elements of the native flora. What's more, they can gain insight into the knowledge of non-native plant species that have now become commonplace due to their role in our everyday lives.
July 27-28 Saturday Sunday
XVII. Lotus Days
True to our traditions, we timed the event for the last weekend of July, in line with the peak flowering of the Indian lotus. During the two-day festival this year, we want to conjure up a little Far Eastern atmosphere among the shady trees of the Botanical Garden.
Speaking of the Indian lotus, our guests can learn about many customs, music, dance, movement culture, food and drink rooted in Eastern culture and becoming more and more popular in the West today. And in addition to all this, due to the spirit of the place, of course the interesting plants of Asia cannot be left out.
Sunday, September 15, 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m
VII. Insect Trap and Exotic Plants Day
Curiosities from the world of insect-catching plants, or what even Darwin was concerned about. On this day, our visitors can get to know many exotic plants.
Sunday, September 22, 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m
We welcome those interested with playful, educational tasks, stations related to bees and beekeeping. They can learn, among other things, why pollen and propolis are useful, learn about beekeeping tools, and the staff of the Botanical Garden will present the plants of the bee pasture. You can be part of a bee demonstration with an observation hive, you can make a wax candle and of course there will also be a honey tasting.
Sunday, September 29
On this day, dogs can also visit the Herb Garden, strictly on a leash, of course.
Saturday, October 5, 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m
With one of the newest events of the Botanical Garden, we want to show the special flora of Africa to those interested, while at the same time introducing them to a small slice of the culture of the black continent.
Sunday, October 20, 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m
Pumpkin Day - Family Day with pumpkin carving
If it's October, it's Pumpkin Good Day in the Füvészkert, where the popular delicacies of autumn, pumpkins, are the main characters. We offer meaningful and entertaining programs for both young and old.
There will be pumpkin carving, where everyone can carve their own unique Halloween pumpkin lantern outdoors. In the framework of an exhibition, our visitors can learn about the amazing variety of pumpkins: the huge Halloween pumpkins, the slender thief varieties and the countless small decorative pumpkins with a wealth of colors, patterns and shapes. They can learn how the large, hard-shelled gourds of pumpkins can be used in many ways and that pumpkins are also an important medicinal plant. Pumpkin seeds can prove their skills in very good games of skill! In addition to all this, we also welcome those interested with a fair of handicraft products and handicraft sessions.
Saturday 2 November, 10.00-18.00
Momiji - Delighting in the colors of autumn leaves
Momiji, when the god of the mountain paints the tree leaves red. At that time, the Japanese like to visit the most picturesque places. The Japanese maples in the Japanese garden of the Füvészkert also take on an amazing colorful dress in autumn. Our event is related to this, where we want to bring this traditional Japanese holiday closer to the visitors by showing the plants and the culture.
From late afternoon until the end of the program, the route of the walk in the cozy Japanese garden will be illuminated with lamps and candlesticks, so whoever visits the Herb Garden at that time can have a unique and special experience.