Share this entry

Share this page

rockery

Syllabification: rock·er·y
Pronunciation: /ˈräkərē
 
/

Definition of rockery in English:

noun (plural rockeries)

A heaped arrangement of rough stones with soil between them, planted with rock plants, especially alpines.
Example sentences
  • The gardens have been planted for year-round colour and include flowerbeds, rockeries, a water feature, a raised patio, a herb garden and two sheds.
  • It is in lawn and includes mature trees and shrubs, herbaceous borders, a rockery and a water feature.
  • Both shelter and cover can be easily provided by blending areas of shrubbery, trees, or rockeries into your landscape design.

Definition of rockery in:

Share this entry

Share this page

 

What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove adverts and access premium resources

Word of the day peart
Pronunciation: pɪət
adjective
lively; cheerful