Residential green space, gardening, and subjective well-being: A cross-sectional study of garden owners in northern Belgium

Last updated on 17-2-2023 by Wesley Van Dessel

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Urban green spaces and the biodiversity therein have been associated with human health and well-being benefits, but the contribution of domestic gardens to those benefits is insufficiently known. Using data from a cross-sectional sample (n=587) of domestic garden owners in Flanders and Brussels (northern Belgium), associations between residential green space quality in and around domestic gardens, green space related activities and socioeconomic background variables of the gardeners, and self-reported health (stress and depression) were investigated with structural equation models. So…

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