RESULTS

From the responses so far, the results for this neighbourhood are...
In
City Centre...

95% of gardens are green space

Vegetation is important in urban environments. Garden plants and trees help to: prevent flooding by intercepting rainfall and slowing runoff, cool cities in summer, and, provide a habitat for wildlife.

In
City Centre...

5% of gardens are hard surfaces

Water cannot drain through these hard surfaces into the soil, which can increase the risk of localised flooding.

In
City Centre...

Common uses of gardens include:

recreation for adults
growing flowers
entertaining (BBQs etc)

In
City Centre...

The most popular garden schemes include:

Looking after gardens with other local residents
Sharing another local resident's garden
Sharing my garden with other local residents

In
City Centre...

The average number of different plants per garden is 21

A mix of trees, shrubs and flowering plants is important because it can help to support different wildlife across cities.

In
City Centre...

0.1% of households have completed the survey so far

Please encourage your neighbours to complete the survey so that we can get a fuller picture of Manchester's environment.

These neighbourhood results will change as more people answer the survey.


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