The garden at Galileo Galilei has taken many years to become an established scientific area. It has many different sections, allowing students to embrace themselves in plants and herbs.
The pond at the far right of the garden is cultivating water plants and wildlife.
On the right hand side of the main garden, you will find a magnolia tree, which represents '.......'.
On the left hand side of the main garden, there is a fig tree, which represents '.......'. This tree is 40 m or feet?? from the magnolia tree found at the other side of the garden. This distance is significant in the Christian faith, for the 40 days of Lent.
In this section of the garden, you can find the lavender plants used in the oil extraction experiment.
These trees running from the pond to the main garden have been grown from ancient seeds, donated from the local Italian seed bank.
In the middle of the main garden is an olive tree, to represent '......'.
The main garden, grown around the centre olive tree, is split into 12 sectors. These plants each signify the 12 signs of the zodiac.
The side garden contains herb plants, used in cooking and medicines.