Did the ancient Maya have parks?

Source: Science Daily

Researchers developed a novel system to analyze ancient plant DNA in the sediment of Tikal’s temple and palace reservoirs to identify more than 30 species of trees, grasses, vines and flowering plants that lived along its banks more than 1,000 years ago. Their findings paint a picture of a lush, wild oasis in the ancient Maya city.

https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2021/06/210622125316.htm