The Allotment Garden (Kleingarten)

The Weihenstephan Allotment Garden features a wide range of well-known and rare varieties of vegetables, herbs, and fruit suitable for your garden at home. There is a strong focus on experimenting with new varieties.

The Allotment Garden for vegetables and herbs

Summer house and vegetable plots
Summer house and vegetable plots
Vegetable plots and greenhouses
Vegetable plots and greenhouses

Particularly noteworthy are the:

  • trials concerning fertilisation, the selection of varieties and crop rotation
  • many greenhouses containing seasonal plants
  • mixture of species densely planted in hugel beds and raised beds
  • more than 50 spices and medicinal herbs.

Garden lovers can find numerous sources of information to help them grow vegetables and herbs as well as set up means of automatic irrigation.

The Allotment Garden for fruit

A range of apple varieties in a spindle planting system for the garden and allotment
A range of apple varieties in a spindle planting system for the garden and allotment
Apple blossom in the fruit spindle planting system in the Weihenstephan Allotment Garden for fruit
Apple blossom in the fruit spindle planting system in the Weihenstephan Allotment Garden for fruit

Fruit has a place in any garden – even the smallest! It's extremely important to choose the right type of fruit and tree structure. The fruit display garden shows examples of growing methods that are even suitable for small gardens.

Contacts

Hochschule Weihenstephan-Triesdorf
Weihenstephaner Gärten
Am Staudengarten 7
85354 Freising

T +49 8161 71-4026 (in the morning)
F +49 8161 71-5596
gaerten [at]hswt.de

Technical Management

Opening times

1 April to 31 October, including Sundays and bank holidays
9:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.

Visiting the gardens is free of charge. Dogs are not allowed in all the Allotment Garden!