Author(s): Handan Çakar1, Bahriye Gülgün2, Kubra Yazici3
  • 1. Ege University Bayındır Vocational Training School , Programme of Landscape and Ornamental Plants Izmir, Turkey;
  • 2. Department of Landscape Architecture Faculty of Agriculture, Ege University, Bornova, İzmir- Turkey
  • 3. Department of Landscape Architecture, Faculty of Agriculture, Yozgat Bozok University, Erdoğan Akadağ Campus, Yozgat-Turkey

Abstract: Today, the effects of green areas on human health and psychology are known by most people and it is thought that green has a relaxing effect on people. Considering the history, the importance given to green in the past also stands out. Green areas have become more important in today’s Covid 19 pandemic period. In this study, the psychological and physical effects of green areas on human health, their positive and negative aspects, as well as the effects of universal problems such as environmental pollution, which is increasing day by day, on human health in our country and in the world will be examined, and issues such as the studies on green areas in our country and the amount of green areas per person will also be discussed.