Urban gardening, urban bee-keeping - Nature is finding its way back into the cities. Thanks to a bicycle tour with the motto "the city is your garden," nature lovers can satisfy their cravings - literally.
Berlin may seem like a concrete jungle but nature is everywhere if you'd only look. That's what one nonprofit in the German capital wants to show kids with free learning material, so they can help protect the planet.
City apartment dwellers often have to make do without a garden. But Berliners are adept at transforming everything from balconies to sidewalks into urban oases. DW's Jennifer Collins was inspired.
Urban gardening is a growing trend throughout Europe. In the Croatian capital Zagreb, Marijan Butkovic grows microgreens like cress, arugula and cilantro in a highrise. He even delivers his produce to 20 restaurants.
They might look like slums or homes for garden gnomes. Those peculiar settlements of tiny little houses with allotment gardens, known as the "Schrebergarten," are a typically German phenomenon.
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