di Mario Pintagro
Palermitano, giornalista de “La Repubblica”, scrittore, esperto di botanica.
Ha anche scritto “Arborea, la storia di Palermo in cento alberi illustri”, “Sicilia, Terra madre” e molti altri libri.
Everything you always wanted to know about plants and no one ever told you.
Stroll around the richest subtropical garden in Europe, discovering plants from 5 continents that grow here as in their native environment.
A journey through history, literature, cinema, anthropology, local traditions, gastronomy, astronautic, ecology and, of course, botanic.
Find out how the Botanic Garden made the Sicilian economy grow faster and introduced new plants that changed the agricultural landscape and the ornamental plants and shape of Palermo city.