Definition of rockery in English:


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Pronunciation: /ˈrɒk(ə)ri

noun (plural rockeries)

  • A heaped arrangement of rough stones with soil between them, planted with rock plants, especially alpines: [as modifier]: rockery stones
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    • 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.

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