This Wednesday, March 23, the 12,600 m² of new green spaces that will share recreational, agricultural and ecological uses in the Multiecological Neighborhood. This new area, divided into three plots, will offer an innovative landscaped space. It is an intervention that is carried out within the LIFE Lugo + Biodinámico program and will be developed by the joint venture formed by the companies Citanias Obras y Servicios and Mantemento Forestal, with a period of five months to materialize them.

This action includes the creation of 1.2 hectares of land set aside for green areas within which new organic community gardens will have a special role, organized with a fundamental objective: to promote social revitalization and take advantage of their capacity therapeutic and didactic.

All plots will have space for urban gardens, which will be divided with the following classification:

  • Urban Garden: its objective is to share work, learning and experiences with people from the community of legal age.
  • Therapeutic Garden: aims to contribute to the improvement of the mental and physical health of the population. The people who is aimed to this garde will be, for reasons of proximity, patients of the Lugo Rúa Rehabilitation Center and the Drug Addiction Assistance Unit.
  • Garden for the Elderly: Its purpose is to serve as therapy for the elderly.
  • School Garden: intended for students from schools, especially those closest to this area, so that they can be visited in the company of the teaching team and learn, from a young age and in a practical way, about the crops.
  • Family Garden: aimed at families with young children.
  • Educational Garden: its main purpose is to convey knowledge and information to the users of the plots about their maintenance and it will also be used to carry out related workshops.

In addition, all the plots will be provided with garden areas and recreational areas and will have general irrigation and drainage networks and water distribution pipes, each with its corresponding tap of passage in all the terraces.

The selection of plant species was carried out in collaboration with the Universidade de Santiago de Compostela following criteria of tolerance to soil conditions, adaptation to climate and landscape interest.