garden has definitions from the fields of geography,housing,botany
[ noun ] (geography) a plot of ground where plants are cultivated

Used in print

(Organic Gardening and Farming,...)

For my seedbed I use good garden soil with a little sand added to encourage rooting .

(B. J. D. Meeuse, The Story of Pollination....)

Occasionally , you may come_across one or two bumblebees in the cold season , when you are turning_over sods in your garden , but you have_to be a really keen observer to see them at_all .

[ noun ] (housing,geography) a yard or lawn adjoining a house

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(Gerald Green, The Heartless Light....)

McFeeley noted the immaculate lawn and gardens : each blade of grass cropped , bright and firm ; each shrub glazed with good_health .

(Guy Bolton, The Olympians....)

A scant half_mile away Shelley and Mary were doubtless sitting on their diminutive terrace , the air about them scented with stock , and listening to the nightingale who had nested in the big lime_tree at the foot of the garden .

(Sallie Bingham, "Moving Day," The Atlantic...)

She was looking out at the garden .

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yard patio

[ noun ] (botany) the flowers or vegetables or fruits or herbs that are cultivated in a garden

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(Gerald Green, The Heartless Light....)

Gazing at her husband 's drugged body , his chest rising and falling in mindless rhythms , she saw the grandeur of his fictional world , that lush garden from which he plucked flowers and herbs .

(Stephen Longstreet, Eagles Where I Walk....)

A fringe of housing and gardens bearded the top of the heights , and behind it were sandy roads leading past farms and hayfields .

(Frieda Arkin, "The Light of the Sea," in The...)

And indeed the young garden beans were brackish in her mouth .

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[ verb ] work in the garden


"My hobby is gardening"

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(Arthur Miller, "The Prophecy," in The Best...)

She was personally sloppy , and when she had colds would blow her nose in the same handkerchief all day and keep it , soaking wet , dangling from her waist , and when she gardened she would eat dinner with dirt on her calves .

[ noun ] Last name, frequency rank in the U.S. is 9837