Posted By: Francine - German Culture
Germany's Window Box and Balcony Lifestyle - 04/24/14 11:05 AM
Yes there are other uses for beer apart from quenching thirst, supplying a valid reason to hold an Oktoberfest or ensuring fasting monks could stay awake, and here is one:
'Blumengiessen auf Bairish'. Watering Window Boxes the Bavarian Way. After all in Bavaria beer is officially considered a food, even for growing plants obviously.
Window boxes and balcony gardens are a passion in Germany and, with or without the addition of beer, planning for the coming season and its Blumenschmuck is already in full swing.
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