[Tagging] leisure=garden for private front/back gardens

Volker Schmidt voschix at gmail.com
Sat Jul 13 07:35:11 UTC 2019


I have tagged many planted centre pieces of roundabouts as leisure=garden,
access=private in lack of better alternatives.

On Sat, 13 Jul 2019, 02:18 Warin, <61sundowner at gmail.com> wrote:

> On 12/07/19 21:00, Florian Lohoff wrote:
> > On Fri, Jul 12, 2019 at 07:23:01AM +0200, Pee Wee wrote:
> >> Hi all
> >> I would like your opinion on the next issue.
> >> meaning on may 3, 2010 when someone added a description of “Garden” from
> >> the Wikipedia garden description that refers to private gardens. In
> order
> >> to differentiate from the publicly accessible gardens (with or without
> fee)
> >> sometime additional tags like “access=private”  and
> >> “garden:type=residential” are added. To me this seems better then no
> >> additional tags at all but in fact I think private gardens (not
> accessible)
> >> should not be tagged with the leisure key. On the talk page I saw that
> >> there are more objections
> > For me a leisure=* in OSM has some public usability assumption. Mapping
> > every little green strip as a leisure=garden i would consider a tagging
> > abuse.
>
> Some private gardens that front the street are publicly visible, I see no
> reason not to map them.
>
> The 'usability' in this instance is visible and, sometimes,scents.
>
>
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