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Ancient plant garden in Dreverna

A ship-shaped garden of ancient plants symbolizing Dreverna as an ancient fishing village has been revived, installed and adapted to the needs of the community in the abandoned former school grounds in the center of Dreverna town.

Project activities mobilized community members for a common goal. Abandoned territory and community have been overcome, and a place for meaningful and meaningful leisure has been established. Active Dreverniškii willingly assisted in project activities, contributed with their ideas, works and historical knowledge. 

Community input and project progress has been recorded and will remain for future generations. From the spring, the garden will regularly host educational classes on re-creation of history, lessons for children, and excursions, and the idea of ​​the project is already attracting cultural tourists from other regions.

Challenge

Derelict, unused community area

Target group

Community members.

Solution

The abandoned former school site in the centre of Dreverna has been revitalised, equipped with a boat-shaped garden of ancient plants, symbolizing Dreverna as an ancient fishing village, which has been adapted to the needs of the community – it became a place for rich and meaningful leisure time.

Innovation

Restoring community awareness of ancient plants and the history of the place where they live as an ancient fishing village.

From the spring 2023 onwards, the garden will regularly host educational activities on reconstruction history, lessons for children, excursions, and the idea of the project is already attracting cultural tourists from other regions.

Unique Selling Point

Fostering interest in local history and knowledge of indigenous and ancient plants

Impact

All the community is impacted

Feasibility / Transferability

Easily transferable to other countries and cities

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