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THREE GIFTS FROM GOD AND OTHER SCENTS

For children and school children

Location of service provided

Kelmė district

From time immemorial, monasteries have been famous for flower gardens and gardens, vineyards and orchards. Herbal traditions, methods of body and soul self-treatment were nurtured here. In the herb gardens of the monasteries, acclimatized plants were brought from distant guest countries, which later became commonplace in rural orchards as well.

The monastery chronicle states that in 1614. Simonas Očko, a monk from Krakow, described as a diligent gardener, came to the newly established monastery in Tytuvėnai together with his first brothers. The sending of the works of a man-skilled gardener to the nascent monastery shows that the cultivation, adaptation and use of fruit trees, fruit bushes, herbs or even flowers was important and valued.

During the educational program we will talk about the plants of the herb gardens of the monasteries, we will try to recognize the healing herbs from the smell, we will mention riddles, we will try to hear the sounds of the grass music. All participants of the educational program will make a bag of scents from the herbs that you like the most. If desired, we will serve tea scalded according to the recipe of the chef of Tytuvėnai monastery, we will taste the cheese baked in the beds of herbal sprinkles.

Price of the educational program:
4.00 eur / person, with cheese and tea 5.00 eur / person.
Minimum number of participants - 12
Duration of the session 1 hour.

Educational classes are booked in advance.

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