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Botanical garden Krakow (2006-05-13) 04.jpg
The general type and purpose of a given garden. Show/edit corresponding data item.
Group: leisure
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The general type and purpose of a given leisure=garden.

For tagging the major aesthetic or functional style of the garden, see garden:style=* instead.

Common values

Tag Description Count
garden:type=botanical Botanical gardens are scientifically structured and labelled collections of living plants with the purpose of scientific research, conservation, display or education. See  Botanical garden.
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. See  Community gardening. (Compare landuse=allotments, individually tended plots.)
garden:type=residential The most common form of garden, located in proximity to a residence. Usually private access only, use access=private. Often with front garden and back garden. The main purpose is usually relaxation activities - it doesn't really matter if it is a plain lawn, or complex garden in French style. See  Residential garden.
garden:type=roof_garden A roof garden is a garden on the roof of a building. See  Roof garden.
garden:type=green_wall A vertical garden, also referred to as living walls. See  Green wall.
garden:type=rock_garden A rock garden. See  Rock garden.
garden:type=show_garden Show gardens of a nursery or for the purpose of advertising a garden or landscaping company. Either located within the company premises or e.g. as a show garden within roundabouts or at the roadside at rented places. There should be a company sign.

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