The Board of Trustees of the Alhambra and Generalife, which relies on the Ministry of Tourism, Culture, and Sports, inaugurated this Wednesday a course on the management and conservation of historic gardens in the face of the challenge of climate change. This is the first time that the areas for gardeners in Granada have been expanded, and several courses open to other professionals in the region are planned. The Monumental Complex wants to guarantee its management in a sustainable way over time by using the latest techniques and technologies and conveying its experience to other professionals.
The years of experience of the Board of Trustees of Alhambra and Generalife in matters of plant management support it as a reference for the conservation, management, and maintenance of its gardens. The course, taught every Wednesday until March 13 for professionals in the sector, will explore the future perspective caused by climate change and how to make green spaces more sustainable. Land management techniques and fertilization, pruning, pests, and diseases are some of the challenges facing the current management of historic gardens.
The practical part of the course will be held in the gardens of the Alhambra and the Generalife and will have the experience of the staff of the Gardens, Forests, and Orchards Service of the Board of Trustees, as well as personnel assigned to the public company. TRAGSATEC. On the other hand, the adaptation of risks due to the forecast of a lack of water. The Alhambra manages water, even if it is not potable, in the most responsible way and is already working on usage measures to minimize the possible effects due to the drought.
Knowing the techniques, strategies, and possible adaptation measures in the face of visible changes requires re-education of professionals in the sector and society in general. Services to prevent and respond to changes are essential to guaranteeing the good health of gardens and plants, as well as their use in recreational and leisure activities in the city.