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Degaičiai Park

Degaičiai Park - mixed planning, founded in the 19th century. at the end. The area of the old park is 6 ha, the area of the new (developed) area is 18.2 ha. 1986 the park is classified as a natural monument of local significance. 1991 Fragments of Degaičiai manor homestead are included in the list of cultural values to be clarified. Degaičiai Park is a state natural heritage object. 2017 included in the list of parks of national importance.

More precise data on who designed the park have not survived. It has been well managed for a long time. Before the First World War, around 1913, the manor was bought by the peasant brothers Liaugaudai. The new owners of the manor focused on economic matters. In managing the park, they limited themselves to preserving rare trees and shrubs.

The park has an irregular network of straight alleys and winding paths. It has 6 ponds of various sizes, sports and playgrounds, many public buildings and various combinations of greenery.

The park's stands and tree strips contain mostly native species of oak and spruce. From the alien conifers in the park grows prickly spruce, European and Siberian fir, bluegrass, cedar pine, pea semi-paris and its feathery yellow branch form, Serb spruce, western thuja and European larch. There are a number of deciduous trees and shrubs of rarer species and varieties in the park. Here grow red and short-leaved common oaks, red-leaved common beech, red sycamore maple, yellow tulip, red hazelnut, red-leaved dwarf, common maple, willow, oak, dogwood, elderberry ornamental forms and many others.

In total, the park has over 300 species of trees and 100 species of flowers. Many of them were planted at the initiative of Adolf Kishon.