Get ready for gardening works; visit "Nature Expo 2015"!

The international agriculture, horticulture and forestry fair "Nature Expo 2015" dedicated to both professionals and general audience is to take place at Kipsala International Exhibition Centre from 24-26 April. The fair will offer everything you need for springtime gardening, field and forest works - seeds, plants, technologies, equipment, machinery and more!

"This is the first year of "Garden. Flora", "Forest and Wood" and "Riga Agro" been merged into one fair - “Nature Expo”. The content of this event was changed to make it more diverse and interesting. We included a new sector for environmental objects offering a vast variety of artworks for gardens and parks. Moreover, diversity of demonstrations and masterclasses will be held, and visitors will even have an opportunity to try out different machines. Visitors with children are also welcome to the fair to see alpacas, rabbits and other small animals,” told Māris Briedis, a project manager of “Nature Expo 2015”.

Abundance of seeds, plants and other gardening supplies
This is the right place for gardening enthusiasts willing to buy something to plant in their flower boxes or kitchen gardens. Moreover, participants will also offer a wide selection of fruit tree and shrub plants, decorative shrubs, conifers and flower and grass seeds. Individual plant growers like “Dzērves”, “Pīlādži" and "Lēpes", the arboretum "Meža rasas", the trading enterprise "Vālodze V", "Latvijas šķirnes sēklas" and other participants will offer quality planting materials.

Alongside seeds and plants, the fair will offer diversity of soil improvers and plant protection products, various types of greenhouses from "Plastena", "REMC" and other manufacturers, gardening equipment and tools, indoor plants and everything you need for floristry, expert advice and information on landscaping, territory improvement and greening opportunities.

Seminar "Sundials in parks and gardens"!
Everyone is invited to a seminar about sundials. Mārtiņš Gills, PhD in Computer Sciences, will tell about sundial types, functions and and their typical location. The seminar will discuss particular examples in Latvia and other countries where a sundial serves as an environment enhancing element. The seminar is open to landscape designers and developers, as well as to those who owns a territory – a park, playground or garden – to be improved, or anyone interested in this subject. One small sundial sample will be exhibited in the “Nature Expo 2015” Section of Environmental Objects.

Environmental objects for gardens, yards or parks!
The new sector for environmental objects will showcase diversity of landscape design objects of different shape, size and material. The metal artist Mārtiņš Sproģis will showcase environmental objects made from old wrenches and machine parts, Raimonds Cīrulis, Latvia’s best interior designer, will show his new collection of design objects, but Valdis Grebežs will demonstrate a process of sculpting in aerated concrete and his latest achievements. The artists Edgars Ameriks will show incredible possibilities of using peat. These are just some of the artists whose works will be exhibited and available there.

Offer for the forestry sector
The forestry and woodworking sector will present a variety of news. IKU EDUARDS will introduce a new principle of firewood preparation techniques and a tree cutting attachment, but Intrac Latvija will offer to try the John Deere 1210E forwarder equipped with IBC or intelligent manipulator control system. The Swedish company Koppom Maskin och Trä AB will offer used forestry equipment, spare parts, tires and chains. Visitors will have an opportunity to become acquainted with the offer of Ukrainian companies and, of course, the products of already well-known Latvian companies like Dojus Latvia, Intrac Latvija, ERGO E.B.F., Lattrack and UOT. The students of Ogre State Technical College will make sculptures in wood using chainsaws!

Forest machinery demonstration in Birzgale forest
Everyone is invited to Birzgale to watch the demonstration of forest machinery - harvesters, forwarders, small forest machines, protection equipment and many more. The demonstration will take place a day before the fair, on 23 April beginning at 10.00. Participating companies: VeraV, Intrac Latvija, IKU EDUARDS, Ferrus, Ciedra, ERGO E.B.F. and other companies. Free entry.

Agricultural machinery, materials and supplies
Different agricultural machines will be presented during the fair by such companies as Akseleratas (Lithuania), Milviteka (Lithuania), Teknamotor (Poland), Baumaschinen Lettland, Ferrus, Inducont, VBC group and other Latvian companies. The Danish company BioNutria Danmark ApS will offer liquid fertilizers, but Agrovartai (Lithuania), CrossChem, Mare Baltija, Latroof, TN Hidrolats and other companies will present variety of helpful materials and supplies, but Fishelson from Lithuania will offer business and IT support services.

Agriculture professionals will provide advice, solutions and counsel on farming issues, inform about road and building maintenance, public utility, energy, heating, production storage and measurement, environmental ecology news.

Be first to read news about this fair! Visit our website: www.bt1.lv/nature/!

"Nature Expo 2015" is held by the International Exhibition Company BT 1.

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Opening hours:

24 April, 12.00–18.00
25 April, 10.00–18.00
26 April, 10.00–17.00

Ticket prices:
Full ticket – EUR 3.50
Senior citizens, students, disabled persons – EUR 2.50
Children under 7 years of age - free entry!