The hottest new craze for German millennials? Gardening

A typical 'Schrebergarten', which means allotment garden, is seen in Dortmund May 22, 2006.  The FIFA soccer World Cup 2006 will be held in Germany from June 9 - July 9.  WORLD CUP 2006 PREVIEW      REUTERS/Ina Fassbender (GERMANY) - BM2DSRGSHEAA

One of the countries seeing a new generation wanting to take over plots is Germany. Image: REUTERS/Ina Fassbender

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The Romerstadt allotment garden in Frankfurt. Image: BBR

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