TREES AND THE CITY. SOME REMARKS ON THE FUNCTIONS OF A NARRATIVE URBAN STYLE GARDENESQUE AS A MATTER OF PUBLIC DIDACTICS

S. Thielking
Publications - from the famous J.C. Loudon “Hints on Breathing Places for Metropolis…” (1829) to L. Baljons’ ”Green Urban Spaces in European Cities“(2002) - have pointed out some kind of interest in the reorganisation of the mutual functions of urban parks, arboreta areas, green wilderness cemeteries, and especially their outlining treescapes or neglected varieties. Today, those places seem to take over the demanding task in bringing people and plants together for well-being, horticultural therapy, or reflecting on aging services, health care or any recreational fields. To keep this in mind there should be a certain interest dealing with such sometimes neglected or yet forgotten horticultural narrations about old city parks and their tree funds, beside the fact that they often seem to have chosen exclusively for their ornamental value.
Thielking, S. (2010). TREES AND THE CITY. SOME REMARKS ON THE FUNCTIONS OF A NARRATIVE URBAN STYLE GARDENESQUE AS A MATTER OF PUBLIC DIDACTICS. Acta Hortic. 881, 863-864
DOI: 10.17660/ActaHortic.2010.881.144
https://doi.org/10.17660/ActaHortic.2010.881.144
green local knowledge, horticultural narrations, Hort therapy, public didactics, tree planting memories
English

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