By Tina Marie Waliczek, Jayne M. Zajicek
In the wake of urbanization and technological advances, public eco-friendly areas inside of 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, overall healthiness, and health and wellbeing of city populations. It comprises contributions from specialists in examine and perform from around the usa, discussing the background, value, and merits of chosen issues in city horticulture.
This ebook examines kinds 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 participants and groups. It additionally stories earlier and present learn on institution, neighborhood, public, and legal gardens. whereas now not 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 additional reading
The publication additionally comprises case experiences and on-line entry to examples of PowerPoint shows that may be utilized in the school room or web-based courses.
Useful for researchers, practitioners, academics, and scholars, Urban Horticulture is a versatile source that info how passive and energetic interplay with vegetation enriches people’s lives. It provides numerous instances that illustrate how such interactions increase actual and psychological future health, caliber of existence, social wellbeing and fitness, and group growth.