Strenči Tree Nursery
Strenči Tree Nursery of “Latvijas Valsts meži” company is one of the state-of-the-art tree nurseries of the world as to the seedling growing technologies. Visitors can view automated sowing equipment and the first in the Baltic automated packing line, which packs more than 300 thousand forest seedlings per day. The nursery’s territory houses 13 modern greenhouses with the total area exceeding 25 000 square metres, and the more than 10 million seedlings grown in them are frozen and stored in the nursery’s huge freezers. One can also have a look at the specially designed label printers and stacking robots, which label the seedling boxes and stack them on pallets at five levels, as well as handle wrapping of products for delivery. Last, but not the least, there are two long-night growing areas. What does long-night mean? One can learn it during the excursion!