In the heart of Wandsbek, Hamburg's largest district with the most inhabitants, is the approximately three-acre botanical garden. However, this is not a botanical garden in the true sense, but rather a park.
The Botanical Garden was founded in 1926 on the initiative of the Wandsbeker teacher association on the site of a hard stone work. The originally designed as a school garden, geometric plant suffered severely damaged by the Second World War, but could be preserved or reconstructed and further developed.
Since 1956 it is freely accessible to the public as an urban botanical garden in the administration of the district office Wandsbek. In 1994, the idea of education in Wandsbeker special garden was taken up again. Since then, there are always free guided tours, events and exhibitions on the subject of plants, animals and nature, especially for children and adolescents.
The park is a garden monument preservation historical green area.
Dogs are allowed on a leash.hamburg.de/parkanlagen/3055408/botanischer-sondergarten
March 3, 2019
In 1923, the current special garden was created as a school garden by the Wandsbeker teacher association. This is suggested by the name of the adjacent street Am Schulgarten. Thirty years later, in 1953, he was renamed the botanical special garden Wandsbek with the current name. During the Second World War, vegetables were grown on the site to supply the population with food. Today, the special garden is mainly used for rest and relaxation as well as for the knowledge transfer about the planted and exhibited plants.
The Botanical Garden Wandsbek comprises over 1,000 different plant species in the areas of parks, greenhouses and planters. The area is fenced, the entrance is free and open all year round during the day. Access to the greenhouses is subject to different opening hours. The garden is dedicated to numerous events of knowledge transfer around the topic of botany. These range from holiday programs for children through plant exchanges to refinement courses for hobby fruit growers. Under the name Botanischer Kalenderblatt information on certain plants is offered on display boards in the greenhouses and on the Internet.
May 13, 2018
In the metropolis of Hamburg, the Botanical Garden in Wandsbek offers a thriving oasis for relaxation. In the garden guides and in the free exhibitions, nature and garden lovers can inform themselves about the relationships in nature - especially the plant world - in detail. The two-hectare park is adorned with countless exotic plants. Armchairs and benches in the park invite you to linger and beautiful paths for leisurely walks.
Dogs are allowed on a leash.hamburg.de/wandsbek/botanischer-sondergarten
March 3, 2019
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