Search Results

You are looking at 1 - 10 of 412 items for :

  • HortTechnology x
Clear All

vegetables, berries, or even green plants has become less common with each generation, especially in urban areas and with a modern life style. Physical activities outdoors in the green environment, however, have been proven to improve mental health and

Full access

Urban areas in arid and semiarid regions continue to face water supply and demand challenges ( St. Hilaire et al., 2008 ). Some of the drivers of these challenges include accelerated population growth and enhanced economic activity of urban areas

Full access

Urban horticulture brings together what used to be widely separated: food production and urban space. In a broader sense, urban horticulture encompasses everything from small home and community gardens to city park management, rooftop and wall

Open Access

In South Korea, urban agriculture is defined as the cultivation of crops and ornamental plants, and the cultivation of insects and animals using various living spaces in urban areas ( Korea Ministry of Government Legislation, 2017 ). In the United

Free access

in urban and peri-urban areas [U.S. Department of Agriculture, Economic Research Service (USDA-ERS), 2021]. In Florida, 44 of 67 counties are classified as urban counties by the USDA; this is up from 38 counties in 2003 (USDA-ERS, 2021). Because

Open Access

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

Full access

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

Full access

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

Free access

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

Open Access

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

Full access