Giustina Giovanni Franco

Giovanni Franco Giustina



From 1977 to 1979: gardener on Isola Madre
From 1979 to 2000: head gardener of the botanical garden of Isola Madre on Lake Maggiore
From 2000 to 2020: curator of the gardens of the BORROMEE Islands (Isola Bella and Isola Madre)
From 2014 to 2020: curator of the Park of the Villa Pallavicino in Stresa

2001 Speaker at the international conference in Bellagio on Insubria vegetation
2008 Golden lily of the valley – conferred by the Comense Horticultural Society
2012 Speaker at Sapienza in Rome on the Recovery of the Historic Gardens
2013 Sir Peter Smithers-Lugano Award
2014 Veich Memorial Medal in London
2018 MAM Award – Master of Art and Craft

Experiences: He has been a member of international juries in the last four editions of Euroflora.
For twenty years in the juries of the spring and autumn market exhibitions of Masino, Orticola, Murabilia, Orticolario