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|The general type and purpose of a given garden.|
|Used on these elements|
|Status: in use|
|Tools for this tag|
- garden:type=botanical - Botanical gardens are scientifically structured and labelled collections of living plants with the purpose of scientific research, conservation, display or education.
- garden:type=community - Located in parks or other public spaces, community gardens are operated by an informal group of local residents. To some, community gardening is a leisurely social activity. To others, it is a response to concerns about food security.
- garden:type=residential - The most common form of garden, located in proximity to a residence, usually private access only. The main purpose is usually relaxation activities - it doesn't really matter if it is a plain lawn, or complex garden in French style.
- garden:type=castle - unclear definition. See proposal page talk
- garden:type=monastery - unclear definition. See proposal page talk
This tag has been used as a synonym and preferred by some people:
If the garden has one major aesthetic or functional style, use garden:style=*.