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impacts on health, well-being, satisfaction, and the feeling of connection to other people and to nature ( Peter et al. 2021 ). Citizen science has been identified as a valuable research methodology for urban agriculture ( Pollard et al. 2017 ) and has

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water needs of their choice. Knowledge of the water needs of landscape types can be a major strategy in urban water conservation ( Hurd et al., 2006 ). Traditionally, a landscape water budget has been defined as the amount of water required to maintain

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The majority of people in the world now live in urban areas. Projections indicate that urban residents will account for 60% of the world’s population in 2030 and 70% in 2050 ( United Nations, 2008 ). To confront the challenges of an increasingly

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Turfgrass dominated landscapes are prominent features of urban watersheds. Milesi et al. (2005) estimated that turfgrass covers 1.9% of the total U.S. surface area, which is similar to previous areal estimates of 10 to 16 million hectares

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%. New Jersey is the most densely populated state in the United States, with 92.2% of its residents living in urban neighborhoods; however, it has an estimated 750,000 acres of farmland (US Department of Agriculture, National Agricultural Statistics

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Urban residential landscapes are dynamic, varied, and complex, which makes their classification challenging ( Grimm et al., 2000 ). Furthermore, the plant community, which is the basic unit that landscape ecologists use to classify natural

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Studies on restorative environments have shown that the perceived restorativeness of natural settings was not only higher when compared with urban settings but were also preferred to urban settings. The ART stated that the best environmental fit for

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, and wastes ( Selman and Greenhaugh, 2009 ). Contribution of urban nutrient sources is becoming a widespread question as officials try to deal with urban water quality problems. In the UnitedStates, during the decade of 1982–92, there were 1.4 million

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inhabitants in urban areas increases as well ( Lin et al. 2015 ; Opitz et al. 2016 ). This situation has led to many communities experiencing food insecurity, primarily in urban areas throughout the globe ( Ackerman et al. 2014 ; Lin et al. 2015 ). It has

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It is estimated that 90% of trees that are established in the urban environment in the northeastern United States are produced in the nursery as a field-grown plant where they are dug, wrapped in burlap, and transported to the new planting site as a

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