On June, 6 the citizens of Petrozavodsk could admire the “Apple Trees Blossom” in one of the biggest northern orchard – Botanic Garden of Petrozavodsk State University. Its collection consists of more than 100 apple trees, more than 30 types of trees adapted to cultivation in Karelia.
The international and the Russian students of PetrSU joined the “Apple Trees Blossom” event to learn more about the history of apple trees cultivation in Karelia, how to plant an apple tree, and they also had a chance to make a tour around the garden.
The most impressive moment of the event was a possibility to take pictures with apple trees – all in white and pink flowers. Also, the guests danced with Karelian folklore groups, took part in art master-classes and tasted Karelian kalitkas and pirogi with tea.