In the 20th
century, the village of Almetyevo began to rapidly transform into a city. Mass planting of apple trees on the central streets and alleys became one of the symbols of this transformation. Residents still often remember planting the seedlings of fruit trees that are still growing throughout town today.
The garden image occupies a special place in Islam – it is encountered in theological texts, in poetry, and in the works of artists. As Alfried Bustanov, researcher, philosopher, and Islamic culture expert, notes
, gardens for Muslims are spaces that form character, a space for reflection, and thus for the development of the mind and soul.