By Tina Marie Waliczek, Jayne M. Zajicek
In the wake of urbanization and technological advances, public eco-friendly areas inside towns are disappearing and folks are spending extra time with digital units than with nature. Urban Horticulture explores the significance of horticulture to the lives, health and wellbeing, and future health of city populations. It contains contributions from specialists in examine and perform from around the usa, discussing the background, value, and merits of chosen issues in city horticulture.
This e-book examines varieties of private and non-private groups in addition to nation and federal courses to advertise city horticulture, together with their background, administration and management, programming, evaluate, investment, and the advantages they supply to contributors and groups. It additionally studies previous and present learn on institution, group, public, and legal gardens. whereas no longer a simple textbook, it's adaptable to school room studying, as every one bankruptcy features:
- Key terms
- A summary
- Review questions
- Enrichment activities
- Suggestions for extra reading
The publication additionally comprises case stories and on-line entry to examples of PowerPoint displays that may be utilized in the study room or web-based courses.
Useful for researchers, practitioners, academics, and scholars, Urban Horticulture is a versatile source that info how passive and lively interplay with vegetation enriches people’s lives. It offers numerous circumstances that illustrate how such interactions increase actual and psychological healthiness, caliber of lifestyles, social health and wellbeing, and group growth.