‘Garden rage’ and rules rock allotment idyll

‘Garden rage’ and rules rock allotment idyll

As more Germans seek respite from urban life in garden allotments, rows over noise, litter and use are shattering the tranquility of the 'green islands', sometimes with tragic results. As one murder trial begins in Trier on Thursday, The Local looks at the lush and not-so idyllic battleground of the allotment culture.

Pop-up garden springs up in Berlin

Pop-up garden springs up in Berlin

Exploring the politics of Berlin’s secret gardens

Exploring the politics of Berlin’s secret gardens

Pensioner injures child with homemade explosive booby trap

Pensioner injures child with homemade explosive booby trap