Tag:leisure=garden

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Description
A place where flowers and other plants are grown in a decorative and structured manner or for scientific purposes. Edit or translate this description.
Rendering in openstreetmap-carto
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Group: Leisure
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Wikidata
Status: de facto

A garden is a distinguishable planned space, usually outdoors, set aside for the display, cultivation, and enjoyment of plants and other forms of nature. The garden can incorporate both natural and man-made materials. Western gardens are almost universally based on plants. See garden on Wikipedia

Description

A garden can have aesthetic, functional, and recreational uses:

  • Cooperation with nature
  • Observation of nature
  • Relaxation
  • Growing useful produce

The most common form is known as a residential garden and is generally found in proximity to a residence, such as the front or back garden. The front garden may be a formal and semi-public space and so subject to the constraints of convention and law. While typically found in the yard of the residence, a garden may also be established on a roof, in an atrium, on a balcony, in windowboxes, or on a patio.

Residential gardens are typically designed at human scale, as they are most often intended for private use. However, the garden of a great house, castle or a large estate may be larger than a public park in a village, and may produce foodstuffs as well.

A garden can also be a part of a park and might be for example fenced or distinguishable by its vegetation.

Tagging

A single garden should be indicated by a single node node or area area. Areas should not include features (for example residential houses) which are not part of the garden itself.

Tagging scheme for leisure=garden
Tag Notes
name=* Name of the garden
garden:type=* Type of the garden. e.g. residential, community, botanical, see taginfo
garden:style=* Style of the garden, e.g. kitchen, rosarium, french, english, see taginfo
access=* Access tags to describe the allowed or preferred level of access.

Rendering

The default rendering stylesheet, Carto, makes no distinction regarding type, style or access properties.

See also

External links

  • Some languages will prefer Garden while others will prefer term Park for "recrational areas with flowerbeds, fountains"