Get to know Pēteris Upītis – a vivid personality and one of Latvia’s greatest horticulturists – plant-breeders.
Discover the environment that sparked the great gardener and that became an inspirational centre of art and culture.
Learn about the history of fruit-growing in Latvia and the consequences of the recent past; learn about the fruit-growing of now – a modern and competitive agricultural sector.
Feel the charm of lilac days in Dobele – the home of the largest lilac plantation in Latvia and one of the most diverse lilac collections in the world.
Visit the garden when the apricots adorn themselves in heaps of pink blossoms “under the blue sky of Dobele”, when the sweet cherries turn their shining cheeks to the sun, when the plum, pear and apple trees and grapevines are becoming heavy under the abundant harvest.