Themed gardens in Sankt Wendel County

Friends of the art of gardening and nature lovers are sure not to miss out in Sankt Wendel County. A variety of gardens, some of them private, have a lot to admire. The gardens invite you to relax, explore and enjoy.

At 4000 square metres, Dr. Potempa's poisonous medicinal herb garden at Türkismühle Mill is probably the largest private garden of its kind. Over 400 plants, trees and shrubs used for medicinal purposes are grown here.

The pharmacist offers guided tours throughout the year. The tour through the garden consists of detailed explanations of the plants regarding their effects and side...

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Over 100 biblical plants can be found in this garden that surrounds the Protestant Margaret Church. Biblical plants and plants from the Christian tradition are combined with landscapes, stories, names and objects from the Bible. A circular route with over 32 stations takes you into the world of the Bible and the monastic Middle Ages.

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The English Garden is a landscape garden next to the Chapel of St. Nepomuk in Gonnesweiler, the shape and design of which was developed in England in the 18th century. Within the context of the history of garden design, it was created as a conscious contrast to the previously dominant Baroque garden, which forced nature into geometrically exact forms. The aim of the English Garden was to...

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The herb garden at Wendelinushof offers extensive information on an information display about the varieties, uses, healing properties and locations of the herbs. Signs on the planted herbs and detailed recipe suggestions provide the opportunity to find out more. Potted herbs are on sale every year from April.

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Baroque monastery garden with tea house, apiary and various greenhouses. Honey is offered for sale in the visitor centre. A Baroque fountain, which is framed by sculptures of the four evangelists, completes the garden.

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Celtic plants, power stones, beekeeping, earth dragon, willow pavilion, hexagonal raised beds, wicker raised bed, hill beds, hop umbrellas, herb garden, hay potatoes, currant spiral.

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