Tallin Botanic Garden opens new greenhouse
Tallin Botanic Garden in Estonia opened its new subtropical greenhouse to the public on 30th June 2009.
The greenhouse holds collections of Australian and New Zealand flora as well as displays of Chinese, Japanese and Mediterranean plants, including a Wollemia nobilis, donated by the Australian ambassodor.
Almost empty before planing
in June 09
Planting is due to finish by Sep 09
The new 2000m2 greenhouse has lots of natural light, special plant-friendly lamps, fans, a small river and ditch, a pond for fish (no fish yet!). All the windows are automatically controlled and shade curtains are also automatically operated to ensure the best conditions for the plants.
Cinnamomum camphora (centre)
Japanese and Chinese part of new subtropical house
To read more visit the website www.tba.ee, information is available in English