[Tagging] Wrong use of landuse=village_green - but what else to use?

Volker Schmidt voschix at gmail.com
Wed Jan 11 11:22:53 UTC 2017

@Marc Zoutendijk

thanks for the photos.
I agree with all of them as leisure=garden, except for the bottom right
one. From the photo it is not clear whether this is spontaneous vegetation
or planted vegetation. Only n the latter case I would accept  the garden

On 11 January 2017 at 10:56, Marc Zoutendijk <marczoutendijk at mac.com> wrote:

> Op 10 jan. 2017, om 05:14 heeft Marc Gemis <marc.gemis at gmail.com> het
> volgende geschreven:
> I thought the original question was broader than just the patches of
> green next to the road. I also want to know how to map those green
> patches when they are not part of roundabouts, or are located between
> sidewalk and road (where cars drive).
> To help us focus on what type of “green” I’m (and others) are thinking of,
> I have prepared a photo-collage:
> https://marczoutendijk.stackstorage.com/s/guN1x7PBfZfP1ZR
> At the core of all this we we see:
> - areas of any size but more often small
> - a variety of grass, plants, flowers and trees in any number and
> combination
> - located mostly inside urban areas
> - there is not normally an entrance to the area but sometime a footpath
> divides it
> Tagging this with leisure=garden covers all situations quiet well, save
> for the “entrance” part.
> One other idea was to add the operator=* tag. E.g. operator=municipality.
> One of the other possibilities (proposed in the Dutch Forum) to tackle
> this problem, is to redifine village_green to mean something different in
> The Netherlands then in the UK. Such local meaning of tags we also see for
> highway tagging.
> Marc Zoutendijk
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