Summer festival 2012 in the Botanic Garden

22 August 2012

On 19 August 2012, the Botanic Garden of Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz (JGU) hosted its summer festival, which is always the highlight of the year. It offered an exciting and entertaining program for all ages, such as a plant bazaar, different tours through the Botanic Garden, activities for children, theatre, and music.

The plant bazaar offered rare plants … (photo: Stefan F. Sämmer) … from the stocks of the Botanic Garden (photo: Stefan F. Sämmer) (photo: Stefan F. Sämmer) There was much to see … (photo: Stefan F. Sämmer) … and to discover (photo: Stefan F. Sämmer) Young visitors could make floral wreaths (photo: Stefan F. Sämmer) (photo: Stefan F. Sämmer) Of course, there were many tours … (photo: Stefan F. Sämmer) … through the Botanic Garden (photo: Stefan F. Sämmer) (photo: Stefan F. Sämmer) Floral splendor in the Botanic Garden (photo: Stefan F. Sämmer) Puppeteer Anke Scholz let the visitors delve … (photo: Stefan F. Sämmer) … into the fantastic world of plants and gardens (photo: Stefan F. Sämmer) Musical entertainment was provided by Jens Mackenthun Trio … (photo: Stefan F. Sämmer) … and Absinto Orkestra (photo: Stefan F. Sämmer) (photo: Stefan F. Sämmer) (photo: Stefan F. Sämmer) A lawn sprinkler provided cooling on this hot summer day (photo: Stefan F. Sämmer)