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The Botanical Garden of the University of Latvia
The University of Latvia established the first botanical garden in Latvia in 1922. Riga City Council allotted a less than a hectare of land for this purpose in the city gardening in Dreilini. The first director of the botanical garden was professor Nikolay Malta
In 1923 the Botanical Garden is opened for excursions and displays 1 500 plant species.
On September 27 – 30, 2007 the University of Latvia and the Botanical Garden of the University of Latvia in collaboration with the Latvian Society of Landscape Architecture, Ministry of Education of Latvia and Riga City Council organized an international plenair of architects and landscape architects in Riga – Future Visions for the Botanical Garden of the University of Latvia.
The Botanical Garden of the University of Latvia will be happy for every visitor, who wants to have a rest in a healthy, spruce environment or learn about the variety of plants.
The Botanical Garden of the University of Latvia has an especially convenient location - the capital. There is a comfortable parking lot for car owners. The garden with collections of plants, landscapes and wooden architecture with national significance is one of the most important park-like objects in Riga.
We offer a wide range of seminars on the methods of plant multiplication, breeding features, pests and illnesses and types of usage.