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  • Worlds apart : common meanings in classical gardens of East and West
  • Cultural geography ; Cultural landscape ; Garden ; Green space ; Perception ; Planned landscape
  • The A. addresses conceptual similarities between European and Oriental gardens. Both traditions see the garden as an unlimited space, a strange world, and a series of suspensful events. People of different cultures all saw the garden as a model
  • Kaqchikel gardens : women, children, and multiple roles of gardens among the Maya of Highland Guatemala
  • Cultural landscape ; Ethnic community ; Feminism ; Garden ; Guatemala ; Small town ; Town ; Woman
  • A. seeks to fill a lacuna of kitchen gardens in Latin America by examining the role of women and children within those gardens and the non-material functions their production supports. Material aspects of gardens centered on provision of extra food
  • Italian renaissance and Japanese zen gardens: an approach for introducing cultural landscapes
  • Cultural landscape ; Cultural studies ; Garden ; Social geography ; Teaching of geography
  • Use of the garden as a way of teaching about cultural landscapes in university-level courses. - (DWG)
  • Gaarden, Entwichlung, Struktur und Sanierungsprobleme eines Kieler Arbeiterviertels. (Gaarden, development, structure and problems of renewal in a blue collar district of Kiel)
  • A case study of Gaarden on the eastern part of Kiel Harbour with its old close ties to the shipyard industry and modern urban renewal problems. (L'éd.).
  • Seeds for change? Attaining the benefits of community gardens through council policies in Sydney, Australia
  • Agriculture ; Australia ; Community ; Food production ; Garden ; Land use ; Neighbourhood ; New South Wales ; Spatial distribution ; Sydney ; Urban policy
  • This research looks at the elements that community garden policies should contain in order to best promote community gardens and attain their benefits. Focusing on Sydney, the research evaluates and compares the quality of the community garden
  • policies with the distribution of community gardens in local councils and across broader geographic regions. Councils or regions that might benefit from greater access to community gardens are identified and ways in which councils, and the Sydney Region
  • as a whole, might improve their community garden policies are discussed.
  • Cultivating, designing, and teaching : Jewish women in modern Viennese garden architecture
  • Architecture ; Austria ; Cultural landscape ; Garden ; Gardening ; Historical geography ; Jews ; Urban landscape ; Vienna
  • each consisting of a perennial nursery, a garden architecture studio and a horticultural school. Hanny Strauss ran a nursery in her radically modern house in 1914, and Helene Wolf operated a nursery and a garden architecture practice near Vienna. All
  • four garden architects created modern gardens in and around Vienna and cooperated with designers and architects from the Austrian Werkbund. They were violently expulsed in 1938–39.
  • A garden in Europe : the case of the Ijsselmeer district of the Netherlands
  • Dooryard gardens in Moyobamba, Peru
  • Many dwellings in this town of 25,000 people in the selva alta of north-central Peru have large house gardens where plants are grown for local subsistance needs. The A. describes the diversity of plants, the social and economic meaning
  • of these gardens, and the population pressures that are turning some of them into building lots. - (DWG)
  • The Villa Borghese and the rise of the baroque garden-park
  • Garden ; Historical geography ; Italy ; Modern period ; Rome ; Urban park
  • Gardens
  • The Norwegian novelist Sigrid Undset left lyrical memories of her grandfather's gardens in Kalundborg, Denmark. - (DWG)
  • The well-tempered garden : gravel and topiary in California
  • Discussion of a garden style common in Albany, California and spread there by imitation of controlling nature on individual lots by pruning trees and replacing lawns with gravel. - (DWG)
  • Two different geomentalities, two different gardens: the French and the Japanese cases
  • Comparative study ; Cultural studies ; Environment ; France ; Garden ; Green space ; Japan ; Landscape ; Landscape esthetics ; Planned landscape
  • Japanese gardens are naturalistic and intend to give illusions that they are the beautiful spots of unspoilt nature. In contrast, the appearances of French gardens are not an imitation of nature but boldly reorganised landscapes in geometric forms
  • Continuity and conversion of house gardens in western Amazonia
  • Agroforestry ; Andes ; Farming system ; Garden ; Land use ; Peru ; Social change
  • Dooryard gardens in Moyobamba, Peru, have been productive agricultural systems since the seventeenth century. Fruit trees and an understory of many other useful plants provide food, fiber, and medicinals to the houshold in what was once an isolated
  • zone. Survival of these gardens is placed in doubt as young people lose interest in maintaining them and the space is increasingly given over to new house construction. - (DWG)
  • Urban community gardens as spaces of citizenship
  • Blacks ; Citizenship ; Community ; Garden ; Inner city ; Neo liberalism ; Social geography ; United States of America ; Urban area ; Urbanization ; Wisconsin
  • This paper investigates urban community gardens as spaces of citizenship through a case study of Milwaukee, Wisconsin. It examines the impacts of community gardens on citizenship practice and the effects of volunteerism on the development
  • of community gardens. It explores how grassroots community gardens simultaneously contest and reinforce local neoliberal policies. This research contributes empirically and theoretically to scholarship on urban food movements, neoliberal urbanization
  • Observing guerrillas in the wild : reinterpreting practices of urban guerrilla gardening
  • Activism ; Built up area ; England ; Gardening ; Project ; Public space ; Social geography ; Social interaction ; Social practice ; United Kingdom ; Urban area ; Urban renewal
  • Using the example of ‘F Troop’—a group of gardeners operating on a site in an English midland city, this paper focuses on the practices of urban guerrilla gardening. It argues that the social backgrounds and motivations of those involved
  • in guerrilla gardening and their relationship with other users of the space surrounding the dig site are also important—but largely underacknowledged—aspects of guerrilla gardening.
  • Differently Designed Parts of a Garden Support Different Types of Recreational Walks: Evaluating a Healing Garden by Participatory Observation
  • Behaviour ; Garden ; Leisure ; Man-environment relations ; Participant observation ; Place ; Restorative landscape ; garden design ; qualitative evaluation ; therapeutic environment ; walking
  • By participatory observation the researchers have observed when and where patients choose to walk while they were undergoing a treatment program for stress related diseases in a healing garden. The aim was to deepen the knowledge on environment
  • –behaviour relations needed when designing gardens, parks, public open spaces and especially therapeutic environments. The purpose was to explore how patients use and interact with this therapeutic setting by looking at behaviour and location. This can
  • be viewed as a kind of qualitative evaluation of the design of the garden. Depending on people's need and intentions, two main types of recreational walks (Introvert and Extrovert walks) have been observed, each with three sub-groups. These walks take place
  • in different parts of the garden having different characteristics, confirming the need for knowledge on the relation between the design of green spaces and the activities this stimulates.
  • Sticky lives : slugs, detachment and more-than-human ethics in the garden
  • England ; Ethics ; Garden ; Human ecology ; London ; Relations between human and animal bodies ; Space ; United Kingdom
  • This article examines slugs, detachment and more-than-human ethics in the garden in London, England. First, it describes how slugs and gardeners are ‘sticky’: joined together by shared histories, curiosity and disgust. It then shifts to examine how
  • gardeners practice detachment: distancing themselves from the act of killing slugs but yet avowing the violence of their actions; acknowledging the limits of their capacities to bend space to their will and imagination; recognising the vulnerability of slugs
  • Writing with the Jardins des Floralies in Montreal : towards an expanded garden history
  • Canada ; Garden ; Historical geography ; Man-environment relations ; Montréal ; Quebec ; Urban landscape
  • The paper explores the possibility that gardens and other designed landscapes can be considered historically active. The A. argues that natural processes of growth and change play an important role in the kinds of historical change we might read
  • in gardens. The apprehension of these processes provide access to a history of relations between human and non-human forces relevant to a landscape history animated by broader environmental concerns. Focusing on a site in Montreal, the A. combines textual
  • analyses, field experiences, and a creative writing process in order to attend to the agency of gardens in historical processes.
  • Settlement and mobility among newcomers to Garden City, Kansas
  • Culturel ; Etats-Unis ; Garden City ; Groupe ethnique ; Géographie de l'Amérique ; Géographie urbaine ; High Plains ; Kansas ; Population urbaine ; Société urbaine ; Structure urbaine
  • Home gardening as a panacea : A case study of South Tarawa
  • Enquiry ; Gardening ; Island ; Kiribati ; Management ; Pacific Region ; Sustainable development ; Urban area ; Waste