(Located behind the Hermann Welcome Center).
After you purchase your ticket and pick up your map, look at the large landscape design of Hermannplatz. To reach Hermannplatz, walk out the front door of the Welcome Center and follow the sidewalk around the side of the building to the garden with the bronze statue of the German hero Hermann in its center. The Hermann entrance garden was funded by the Garden Club and other community organizations. This beautiful garden has year-round color. Plantings include Boxwood, Hydrangea, columnar Norway Spruce, Holly, Weeping Redbud, Itea, Fothergilla, Sedum, Grasses, and various perennials.