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knot garden Line breaks: knot gar¦den

Definition of knot garden in English:


A formal garden laid out in an intricate design.
Example sentences
  • A small space can be perfect for a riotous cottage garden, a neatly structured knot garden or formal Japanese rock garden.
  • By the 17th century, the simple knot garden had evolved into designs as complicated as those of embroidered cloth.
  • Herbs, such as germander and santolina, can be clipped into low hedges to create a knot garden.
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