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  1. 1. Poland<br />August 2010<br />F.U.E.<br />Activity:<br />The Bolestraszyce Arboretum<br />This project has been funded with support from the European Commission under the Lifelong Learning Programme. This publication reflects the views only of the author, and the Commission cannot be held responsible for any use which may be made of the information contained therein."<br />
  2. 2. GRUNDTVIG PROJECT<br />FLOWERS UNIT EUROPE (FUE)<br />Project number: 2009-1-PL1-GRU06-05112<br />Photos by Sebastià GuillemPower point design by Antoni Vilaret<br />
  3. 3. Arboretum Bolestraszyce37-700 Przemysl, skr. Poczt. 471,<br />The area of the Arboretum amounts to 305.57 ha while its species and varieties is about 4000 <br />
  4. 4. The Bolestraszyce Arboretum is situaded 7 km north-east from Przemysl and it belong to the gems of natural and cultural heritage of the Malopolska region<br /> The Arboretum covers 22.58 ha, including 0.89 ha of the ponds, on the lower terrace three ponds are situaded<br />
  5. 5. Aged trees, being a remainder of the old castle gardens, are a very picturesque feature among new plainting, consisting of the species of foreign origin, as well of native specimens<br />
  6. 6. The present graden layout was probably determined at the turn of the 17th and 18th centuries. In 1975 was renovated. Today the Arboretum operates as a cultural institution under the authority of the Marshal’s Office of the Podkarpackie Voivodeship<br /> The biggest pond contains many aquatic plants like water lily<br />
  7. 7. In the Arboretum you can see the natural forest<br />communities, composed of beech(Fagus), fir (Abies), <br />horn beam(Carpinus) and so on. The main task is active<br />protection of the flora and the conservation of its diversity<br />In this picture you can see the bald cypress (taxodium distichum)another typical tree ofthe Arboretum<br />
  8. 8. The visit let the learners get new knowledges and skills connected with the vegetation and the flora<br />
  9. 9. Hydrangea paniculataPinky Winky has an unusual name, and an even more unusual flower. The large white panicles open in mid to late summer, and as summer turns to fall the florets at the base of the panicles turn pink. The flower panicles continue to grow, producing new white florets at the tip.<br />
  10. 10. Lavandula angustifolia<br />Common lavender, native to the western Mediterranean region, primarily in the Pyrenees and other mountains in northern Spain<br />
  11. 11. Taxus x media<br />You can see this tree on the roadside, the biggest yews in the whole Arboretum, being the first trees planted in the Arboretum<br />
  12. 12. Corylus avellana<br />The Common Hazel It is an important component of the hedgerows that were the traditional field boundaries in lowland England. The wood was traditionally grown as coppice, the poles cut being used for wattle-and-daub building and agricultural fencing.<br />
  13. 13. Chaenomeles is a genus of three species of deciduous spiny shrubs. Chaenomeles x superba is the commonest hybrid has been bred in the gardens<br />Chaenomeles x superba<br />
  14. 14. Stachys byzantina<br />Lamb's Ear is a species native to Turkey, Armenia, and Iran. It is cultivated over much of the temperate world as an ornamental plant, and is naturalised in some locations as an escape from gardens <br />
  15. 15. Gunnera manicata<br />A gunnera of considerable size is situated on the shore of the pond. It is from South-America<br />
  16. 16. Carlina acaulis<br />Stemless carline thistle<br />The common names are descriptive of the manner that its flower head rests directly upon a basal leaf rosette.<br />
  17. 17. Potentilla fruticosa<br />Goldstar<br />Native to the cool temperate to subarctic regions of the Northern Hemisphere, often growing at high altitudes in mountains. <br />
  18. 18. The water caltrop is one of the rarest plants in Poland that you can see in the ponds of Arboretum<br />Trapa natans<br />Water caltrop<br />
  19. 19. Nuphar lutea<br />In the ponds there are many varieties of water lilies besides the water caltrop and algae<br />
  20. 20. Sedum spectabile<br />Showy stonecrop <br />It is a herbaceous plant with alternate, simple leaves, on succuulent stems. The flowers are pink, borne in fall. <br />
  21. 21. Veronica spicata<br />Spiked Speedwell<br />Cultivated varieties include blue ('Royal Candles'), red ('Red Fox') and white ('Noah Williams' <br />
  22. 22. Mentha x peperita<br />Next to the entrance you can observe a collection of aromatic plants<br />
  23. 23. Levisticum officinale<br />Lovage<br />the leaves and seeds or fruit of which are used to flavor food, especially in South European cuisine <br />
  24. 24. It is native to northwestern China and Japan. It is widely used as an ornamental plant, and many named varieties are in cultivation. <br />Buddleja davidi<br />Summer lilac<br />
  25. 25. Nymphaea<br />In the ponds you can observe a multi-coloured collection of water lily<br />
  26. 26. Erica vagans<br />In the heather collection you can see this shrub<br />
  27. 27. Picea abies Common spruce<br />At the edge of the old garden you can find this tree<br />
  28. 28. Potentilla fruticosa<br />Bush cinquefoil<br />Next to the pergola of the Arboretum you can see this bush<br />
  29. 29. Aesculus hippocastanum<br />There is a sizeable common horse chestnuts<br />
  30. 30. Eonymus europaeus<br />Spindle tree<br />The fruit is poisonous, containing amongst other substances, the alkaloids theobromine and caffeine<br />
  31. 31. Pinus silvestris<br />In the castle-spot you find several species of pines, like the Scoth pine.<br />
  32. 32. Acer campestre<br />Hedge maple<br />The hedge maple is situated on the lane-fork of the garden<br />
  33. 33. Quercus macranthera<br />Caucasian oak<br />It’s occasionally grown as an ornamental tree in Europe growing to 30 meters tall <br />
  34. 34. There is an eighty years old cornellian cherry. Probably it was brought from Podole by the Zajaczkowski family, the last owners of Bolestraszyce<br />Cornus mas<br />European cornel<br />
  35. 35. Staphylea pinnata<br />On the escarpment, aside of the line of yews you can find the European bladdernut<br />
  36. 36. Fraxinus excelsior<br />European ash<br />This tree formerly grew on the fork of tracks leading to the forts<br />
  37. 37. GRUNDTVIG PROJECT<br />FLOWERS UNIT EUROPE (FUE)<br />Project number: 2009-1-PL1-GRU06-05112<br />