Resources

We've collected together a variety of articles, links, documents, research relating to front gardens, urban gardening and the benefits of greener streets and nearby nature. We'd love to add more so please do share with us by emailing hello@nationalparkcity.org.

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How green are our front gardens? RHS, London Wildlife Trust and GiGL Front Garden Surveys and Data

Greater London has 2.0 million dwellings which have an associated private garden, providing 3.8 million individual garden plots (counting front and back gardens separately).

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by National Park City Foundation
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Health and Wellbeing

Adding just a few plants to a bare front garden can lower stress levels and help people feel happier, research suggests.

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by National Park City Foundation
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Water, rain and flooding

Everything you ever needed to know about rain.

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by Ealing Front Gardens Project
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Gardens and Green Spaces

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by Ealing Front Gardens Project
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Biodiversity

The importance of front gardens for biodiversity.

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by Ealing Front Gardens Project
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Legislation, policy, official guidance

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by Ealing Front Gardens Project
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