Urban domestic gardens (XIV): the characteristics of gardens in five cities.

@article{Loram2008UrbanDG,
  title={Urban domestic gardens (XIV): the characteristics of gardens in five cities.},
  author={Alison Loram and Philip H. Warren and Kevin J. Gaston},
  journal={Environmental management},
  year={2008},
  volume={42 3},
  pages={361-76}
}
Domestic gardens make substantial contributions to the provision of green space in urban areas. However, the ecological functions provided by such gardens depend critically on their configuration and composition. Here, we present the first detailed analysis of variation in the composition of urban gardens, in relation to housing characteristics and the nature of the surrounding landscape, across different cities in the United Kingdom. In all five cities studied (Belfast, Cardiff, Edinburgh… CONTINUE READING
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