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Le Scuole della Lombardia per EXPO Milano 2015

Progetto realizzato dagli studenti delle Scuole di Leno

  • Scuola dell'Infanzia di Leno
  • Scuola dell'Infanzia di Castelletto
  • Scuola dell'Infanzia di Porzano
  • Scuola Primaria di Leno
  • Scuola Primaria di Castelletto
  • Scuola Primaria di Porzano
  • Scuola Media
  • IIS V. Capirola

Planetary Garden


Hexagon Greenhouse

Our Greenhouse is situated near the Nursery School in Ermoaldo Road, Leno (BS).

  • Form: Hexagonal
  • Building materials: Bricks and cement for the walls, steel for the structure, glass for the covering.
  • Irrigation system: Dripping water system
  • Rooms: The Greenhouse is subdivided into six rooms: the beans room, the tomatoes room, the eggplants room, the radishes room, the peppers room and finally the chards room.
    In the Greenhouse there are a toilet, a farm market, a dressing room, a warehouse and a utility room. Near the parking site there are six vegetable gardens and some fruit trees in a little orchard.

Vegetable and fruit plants Optimal temperature Room/ place Characteristics
Beans 26°/29°C Greenhouse Edible
Tomatoes 29°C Greenhouse Edible
Radishes 28°C Greenhouse Edible
Peppers 26°/29°C Greenhouse Edible
Chards 26°/29°C Greenhouse Edible
Eggplant 24°/26°C Greenhouse Edible
Aloe 20°/24°C Herbs garden Medicinal
Lavender 15°25°C Herbs garden Medicinal
Apricot 20°/23°C Orchard Edible
Apple 16°/20°C Orchard Edible


Beans: Beans have excellent nutritional value, they are rich in carbohydrates and in proteins.

Tomatoes: Tomatoes are rich in water and they have good quantity of vitamins.

Radishes: The radishes have cleansing and diuretic properties.

Peppers: The peppers are rich in vitamins and proteins.

Chards: The chards are rich in minerals and vitamins, they are diuretic and they regulates the bowel.

Eggplant: Eggplants are rich in potassium.

Aloe: Aloe has natural antibiotic properties.

Lavender: Lavender has many properties, it is antiseptic, disinfectant, antineuralgic, healing and diuretic.

Apricot: The apricot is an excellent source of potassium and iron, and it has many nutritional properties.

Apple: The apple is a fruit rich in vitamins as well as nutrients and substances that prevent cancer.