RESULTS

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

61% 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
Sharston...

24% of gardens are hard surfaces

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

In
Sharston...

Common uses of gardens include:

recreation for adults
drying washing
entertaining (BBQs etc)

In
Sharston...

The most popular garden schemes include:

Collecting water
Looking after gardens with other local residents
Sharing garden tools with local residents

In
Sharston...

The average number of different plants per garden is 11

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

In
Sharston...

0.2% 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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