Department of Crop and Animal Production, Sivas Cumhuriyet University, Turkey
*Corresponding Author: Seher Dirican, Department of Crop and Animal Production, Sivas Cumhuriyet University, Turkey.
Received: January 27, 2022; Published: February 24, 2022
The popularity of hobby gardens has been increasing in recent years. This study focuses on hobby gardens at Sivas Cumhuriyet University in Turkey. The total number of parcels established is 80 at Sivas Cumhuriyet University Hobby Gardens. Employees of Sivas Cumhuriyet University use the hobby gardens. In the hobby garden, users mostly deal with soil and have a picnic. Products grown in hobby gardens are grown for the users' own needs, not for profit. For this reason, hobby gardens are in great demand at Sivas Cumhuriyet University. Among those who use Sivas Cumhuriyet University Hobby Gardens, there are those who do not know enough about growing agricultural products. These people receive assistance from neighboring hobby gardens. It is observed that neighboring garden users also provide the necessary assistance. In this case, it shows the contribution of Sivas Cumhuriyet University Hobby Gardens on social solidarity.
Keywords: Hobby Garden; Urban Agriculture; Sivas Cumhuriyet University; Turkey
Citation: Seher Dirican. "A Study on Hobby Gardens at Sivas Cumhuriyet University in Turkey". Acta Scientific Agriculture 6.3 (2022): 40-43.
Copyright: © 2022 Seher Dirican. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited.