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

Peter Elderson pelderson at gmail.com
Sun Jul 14 08:15:10 UTC 2019

Residential gardens in Nederland, as along as people refer to those as "My
front garden" even when completely paved to support one tree-in-a-pot,  are
leisure things. From the air you commonly see rows of houses with strips of
green in front and back, so it would make sense to tag the gardens
different than the residential area. Access and use is mostly restricted,
but that doesn't change the leisure function. You could discern types and
qualities. I wouldnt go that far myself.

When planning recreational routes, this would help me decide which areas to

Vr gr Peter Elderson

Op zo 14 jul. 2019 om 09:30 schreef Pee Wee <piewie32 at gmail.com>:

>> 1.       Has this issue been discussed before and if so … what was the
>> outcome?
>> 2.       If not… do you agree with me that private front/back garden
>> should not be tagged with leisure=garden but with a non-leisure tag? (if
>> so… any suggestions? And what about private "gardens" that are
>> partially/completely paved?)
>> (PS: it is not my intention to discuss the relevance of tagging private
>> front/back gardens. I just want to know how this should be tagged in case
>> someone wants to. )
>> Cheers
>> Peter (PeeWee32)
> The first part of question 1 was answered by Marc Zoutendijk on the Dutch
> OSM forum.  The mailing list can be searched so here are are results for leisure=garden.
> <https://www.mail-archive.com/search?l=tagging%40openstreetmap.org&q=leisure%3Dgarden>
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