[Tagging] Green areas that are not parks (revisited)
osm at raggedred.net
Fri May 14 22:19:26 BST 2010
> On Sat, 15 May 2010, Chris Hill wrote:
>> You have animals grazing? Or perhaps you cut it for hay or silage? If
>> not then it's just an unkempt garden, just letting the grass grow
>> doesn't make it a meadow, except perhaps in pretentious gardening
>> programmes :)
> I guess you assumed I lived in a city area. I don't.
> So if you leave your garden alone it reverts to meadow.
> I am no longer supporting a plant monoculture but a variety of plants which
> vary with the seasons.
> 10 years of drought give a low likelihood of feeding any animal from what is
> grown there.
No I didn't assume anything, except that what you have is land attached
to a house. That is a garden. Green or not, maintained or not. Decked,
paved or grassed, cultivated or not. A meadow is agricultural land.
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