Journal article

Temperature variability influences urban garden plant richness and gardener water use behavior, but not planting decisions

Monika H Egerer, Brenda B Lin, Caragh G Threlfall, Dave Kendal

Science of The Total Environment | ELSEVIER | Published : 2019

Grants

Awarded by Australian Government's National Environmental Science Program through the Clean Air and Urban Landscapes Hub


Awarded by University of Melbourne Early Career Researcher Grant


Awarded by US National Science Foundation Graduate Research Opportunities Worldwide Fellowship


Awarded by US National Institute of Food and Agriculture


Funding Acknowledgements

We thank the following community gardens and gardeners for supporting this research: Ashburton Community Garden, Balwyn Community Garden, Box Hill Community Garden, Essendon Community Garden, Flemington Community Garden, Hawthorn Riversdale Road Community Garden, Merri Corner Community Garden, Nunawading-Jolimont Community Garden, Nunawading-Slater Community Garden, Rushall Community Garden, and West Brunswick Community Garden and Food Forest. Thank you to the University of Melbourne-Burnley for hosting this research. Thank you to C Ordonez, A Singh, HA Tan, B Wagner, and NWilliams for assistancewith data collection and research support. Thank you to S Philpott, D Barcelo, and an anonymous reviewer for feedback on the manuscript. Funding for this project was provided by: the Australian Government's National Environmental Science Program through the Clean Air and Urban Landscapes Hub, which supports DK and CGT (#DE170100208); a University of Melbourne Early Career Researcher Grant to CGT (#1248849); a US National Science Foundation Graduate Research Opportunities Worldwide Fellowship to MHE (#2016-174835); and a US National Institute of Food and Agriculture grant to BBL (#2016-67019-25185).