- 1A piece of ground, often near a house, used for growing flowers, fruit, or vegetables.More example sentences
- What if you don't want to give up space in the flower garden to grow fruit, or if your soil is too poor?
- The patch of ground she was sweeping is now a smart lawn rimmed with flowers and a vegetable garden.
- To extend the growing season, he said his students also grow flowers in the garden's border.
- 1.1 (gardens) Ornamental grounds laid out for public enjoyment and recreation: botanical gardensMore example sentences
- The water department is trying to recycle these sources of waste water for further use, such as watering parks and public gardens or street-cleaning.
- We've got a beautiful arboretum and gorgeous public gardens and a world class aquarium and nature trails and historical mansions.
- Private gardens, public parks, tall avenue trees, lake and ponds; these are the features of Bangalore than multiplexes and neon signs.
- 2 [in names] North American A large public hall: Madison Square GardenMore example sentences
- There is a mystique about Madison Square Garden that makes it a special place for many NHL players.
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- Cultivate or work in a garden.More example sentences
- Believe it or not, although I have gardened for years on a property that contains plants from fruit trees through small alpines, I do not own a pressure sprayer.
- In the fifteen years I've gardened in the desert I have yet to find a variety of tomato meant for fresh-off-the-vine eating that produces as reliably and abundantly as this classic example of a hybrid plant variety.
- If you've gardened for more than a season or two you have almost certainly run into this concept, and learned that it is a straightforward process that gradually acclimates the seedling to life in the great outdoors.
Middle English: from Old Northern French gardin, variant of Old French jardin, of Germanic origin; related to yard2.