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Trial Garden Weihenstephan

The Weihenstephan Trial Garden near Munich, Germany, was founded by Richard Hansen in 1947. Since that time it has inspired gardening experts and plant enthusiasts from all over the world.

Each year between 7,000 and 10,000 visitors are expertly lead through the garden on more than 200 guided tours. Attracting around 100,000 visitors every year, the Weihenstephan Garden is an attractive tourist destination for visitors in the region but also from abroad. The Trial Garden practically supports the studies at the Weihenstephan-Triesdorf University of Applied Sciences and promotes research and analysis of ornamental outdoor plants.

By means of his new book Prof. Bernd Hertle, director of the garden, shows the reader round the impressive Weihenstephan Trial Garden. The book is bilingual – German/English – and illustrated by the photography of Christa Brand. The planting of the Weihenstephan Trial Garden is based on ecological aspects and aesthetics. It is an invitation and motivation to learn about the varieties and application of shrubs, perennials and annuals or simply enjoy the beauty of the garden.

 

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