By the standard of World Health Organization, 50m2 is an obligatory amount of a green space per person in a city. Only 2-5 m2 amount of a green space is determined per person in Tbilisi.
59 official addresses of Parks and public gardens are indicated in City Hall document. These addresses include flowerbeds and street separation lines covered with grass. One of the official addresses indicates Hero’s Square and those flower pots, which hang on the railings of a highway surrounding the Square.
Small gardens are under reconstruction for last few years. Renovated gardens are mostly covered with cement with only few plantations around. As American urban activist and author Jane Jacobs says, “Parks act less on their surroundings than the surroundings act on them.”