Defining a garden is a far more difficult task than one might think. Dictionary definitions include a gamut of creations all beginning with cultivated land. Dictionaries describe the physical and utilitarian features of gardens. In this sense, sites like vineyards, city parks and even planted freeway medians are gardens as well.

While a garden is not defined by any clear-cut physical parameters, the significance of them in human society is undeniable. The key to understanding what gardens are and why they are important involves looking beyond the physical characteristics to the ways that they impact people’s lives.

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Michael Akira Neumann

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