Haymaking at Hammarby
- Date: –16:00
- Location: Linnés Hammarby Kulturreservatet Linnés Hammarby
- Organiser: Uppsala linneanska trädgårdar in cooperation with Länsstyrelsen Uppsala län and SLU Agrarhistoria.
- Contact person: Lotta S Saetre
- Kulturevenemang, Temadag
During Linnaeus' time the meadows were harvested to provide winter feed to the farm's animals. Join us in the Cultural Reserve - learn how to use scythe and rake and how to dry hay on a hayrack. Buy old varieties of vegetables from the kitchen garden. Go on a guided tour in the Reserve together with the peasants or the agricultural historians.
Also welcome to Linnaeus' Hammarby museum facility – the manor house is open for visits, and guided tours are held outside during the day. 18th century clothing to try on for the children.
For this events day, you can travel to and from Hammarby with the Lennakatten steam train and veteran bus. Buy your ticket at the ticket desk at the railway station Uppsala Östra the day of departure..
Admission to the museum and park 100 Skr. Free admission for children under age 18 and for employees/students at Uppsala University. Today also free admission if you are dressed in 18th century costume!
10:00-13:00 Haymaking in the Cultural Reserve
12:30 Short intro to Linnaeus’ Hammarby
13:30-15:30 Harvest in the kitchen garden
16:30 Short intro to Linnaeus’ Hammarby
Participants: County Administrative Board of Uppsala County, SLU Agrarhistoria, Sällskapet Linnés Hammarby.
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Linnéträdgården, Svartbäcksgatan 27
The Linnaeus Garden 100 years
After several years of renovation by the Swedish Linnaeus Society, The Linnaeus Garden was reopened on May 27, 1923. Small exhibition with black and white photographs from the early 20th century. taken during the period when the garden was restored and converted from a park to a museum garden.
Apple days in the city
Did you know that over 200 varieties of apples are grown in Sweden? Get to know a good quarter of them at the apple exhibition in Linneanum. Find out which apples you have in your garden.
This year, our apple days event moves from Linnaeus' Hammarby into the city. Have the variety of your own apples determined or bring a bag of apples and have them juiced. Pop-up shop with an apple theme.