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Guided tour for blind and visually impaired visitors with Garden District Manager Gerhard Klein (SPSG)

What would a garden be without trees? They provide shade, are a design element, living creature and habitat at the same time. On the tour through the palace garden, garden district manager Gerhard Klein introduces selected trees - from centuries-old lime trees from the time the garden was created to young seedlings growing in the shade of older trees - and lets participants feel the leaves and bark. How does the sycamore differ from the Norway maple and the young tree from the old?

Bäume im Schlossgarten Charlottenburg
Bäume im Schlossgarten Charlottenburg © SPSG / Gerhard Klein

(Program in German)

Princely gardens often contained a variety of native and exotic tree species. They were part of an aesthetic design that expressed their owners' relationship with nature. Today, the question arises as to the proper treatment of trees in historic gardens: should the original trees be replanted or replaced with other species? How can plants that are no longer suited to today's climatic conditions be cared for? These questions are controversially discussed among experts and will also be addressed during the tour.
Additional information
Price information: per visually impaired visitor (accompanying person free)

Price: 3,00 €

Registration/Booking: Prior registration is required.030.3 20 91-0 (9 a.m. - 5 p.m.; please call by 2.9.)
Schloss Charlottenburg