How about tourism=attraction attraction=flowers There are similar areas in Thailand for sunflowers.
On Mon, Apr 9, 2018, 7:29 AM John Willis <jo...@mac.com> wrote: > TL:DR - we need a “flower field” tag or a variant of flowerbed. tat is > not related to farming, but more to garden or tourism. This is a tag for > the field itself, not the entire location, which may need a > garden:type=spectacle value to define it. > > https://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/Proposed_features/flowerbed (yay! > more landuse= values!) > > https://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/Key:garden:type > > ~~~~ > > I visited a tulip field In Japan yesterday; thousands of people coming to > take photographs of a field of flowers and the Dutch windmill they built. > http://www.city.sakura.lg.jp/0000000674.html > > This is very similar to the flower fields (and windmill) in Calrlsbad, > California - the tulips and other flowers grown are a spectacle to attract > visitors. > http://www.theflowerfields.com > > It is not a commercial farm which happens to be pretty. it is a carefully > planned place to attract tourists to see the flowers as a spectacle - like > a garden or park. > > I understand that in Holland, those are commercial farms (landuse=farmland > crop=flowers), the beauty is incidental. But people recreate the spectacle > on a smaller scale as purely a tourist attraction. > > Similarly, Hitachinaka Park has a large hill which they rotate the crop of > flowers (Nemophila is the most popular) and tens of thousands of people > come to see the flowers every season. > > I tagged the flower area on the hill a year or so ago - but was unsure of > how to tag the flowered ground. I left it untagged. > https://www.openstreetmap.org/way/378065849 > > Visible here > > https://www.flickr.com/photos/javbw/23417161516/in/dateposted-public/ ( > Fall). > https://www.flickr.com/photos/javbw/11094010745/in/dateposted-public/ ( > Spring) . > > There are also large fields of colorful shibazakura that are planted as a > tourist attraction. in many large flower grounds. > In all these instances, the flower fields are a tourist attraction. their > primary purpose is similar to a botanical garden - they are grown to be > viewed - but in a garden/park like atmosphere. > > These images are very popular online, especially the large field near Mt > Fuji. . https://www.google.co.jp/search?q=shibazakura > > chichibu: > https://www.flickr.com/photos/javbw/23075345199/in/dateposted-public/ > > People may buy some flowers, but it is incidental - people primarily come > to see them. It’s not flower art - there is no “image” grown into the > flowers - the flowers themselves are the attraction. > > having it tagged as farmland seems wrong. It’s not a crop. It’s not a > plant nursery. It’s not a botanical garden. > > It’s not a “park” - the entire location may be a form of “garden” tagged > as a tourist attraction, but the **field itself** needs a tag. > > Flowerbed? seems a little weird to tag 3000m2 as a flowerbed. But if it is > approved I will use it. > > Suggestions? > > Javbw > > > _______________________________________________ > Tagging mailing list > Tagging@openstreetmap.org > https://lists.openstreetmap.org/listinfo/tagging >
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