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The media pages of the Bergius Botanic Garden

On these pages you will find newsletters with information about various
events in the Bergius Botanic Garden.

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  • What kind of tree is your Christmas tree? 2021-12-23 The traditional Christmas tree in Sweden is the Norway spruce (Picea abies), a conifer with needle-like leaves.
  • Colors of Christmas – Juleskum 2021-12-19 Christmas in Sweden means having candy, and often a special Santa-shaped marshmallow called ‘juleskum’ (means Christmas foam). The red colour in juleskum has a very special origin. Gunvor Larsson at the Bergius Botanic Garden tells about it.
  • Opening hours during the Christmas Holidays 2021-12-14 The Edvard Anderson Conservatory is open every day except Christmas Eve, Christmas Day, 26 December, New Year’s Eve and New Year’s Day.
  • Information about the coronavirus 2021-12-14 The Bergius Botanic Garden has taken a number of measures in connection with Covid-19.
  • So, I heard my cinnamon is fake? 2021-12-13 This time of the year is associated with pepparkakor – Swedish gingerbread – whose ingredients include cinnamon, ginger, cloves and cardamom. But is your cinnamon the real deal?
  • Tastes of Christmas – Chocolate 2021-12-05 How is chocolate made? Gunvor Larsson shows us fruit from the cocoa tree and tells how this gets turned into chocolate, a Christmas favourite.
  • Scents of Christmas – Saffron 2021-11-28 Meet Gunvor Larsson who talks about saffron – one of the most popular scents and flavourings in Swedish food during Advent and Christmas, not least in 'Lussebullar'.
  • Christmas flowers and plants 2021-11-24 A lot of Christmas flowers have been planted in the Edvard Anderson Conservatory.
  • The Apple Day 2021-09-24 The Apple Day is celebrated on September 25'th every year. In the Orchard of the Bergius Botanic Garden you can see several of the apple varieties in an educational decoration. This year we show about 30 different varieties and several exciting plant diseases. The decoration can be seen until the beginning of October.
  • Dahlia next to the Victoria House 2021-09-06 Now the dahlias are blooming with amazing colors. They grow next to the Victoria House.

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For media related questions

AnnSofie Börjesson, +46 (0)8-16 30 91
Mia Olvång, +46 (0)8-16 14 75