Garden

Definition of Garden

Gar´den   Pronunciation: gär´d'n; 277
n.1.A piece of ground appropriated to the cultivation of herbs, fruits, flowers, or vegetables.
2.A rich, well-cultivated spot or tract of country.
I am arrived from fruitful Lombardy,
The pleasant garden of great Italy.
- Shak.
Garden balsam
an ornamental plant (Impatiens Balsamina).
Garden engine
a wheelbarrow tank and pump for watering gardens.
Garden glass
a - A bell glass for covering plants.
b - A globe of dark-colored glass, mounted on a pedestal, to reflect surrounding objects; - much used as an ornament in gardens in Germany.
Garden house
a - A summer house.
b - A privy.
- Beau. & Fl.
Garden husbandry
the raising on a small scale of seeds, fruits, vegetables, etc., for sale.
Garden mold
rich, mellow earth which is fit for a garden.
Garden nail
a cast nail, used for fastening vines to brick walls.
- Mortimer.
Garden net
a net for covering fruits trees, vines, etc., to protect them from birds.
- Knight.
Garden party
a social party held out of doors, within the grounds or garden attached to a private residence.
Garden plot
a plot appropriated to a garden.
Garden pot
a watering pot.
Garden pump
a garden engine; a barrow pump.
Garden shears
large shears, for clipping trees and hedges, pruning, etc.
Garden spider
(Zool.) the diadem spider (Epeira diadema), common in gardens, both in Europe and America. It spins a geometrical web. See Geometric spider, and Spider web.
Garden stand
a stand for flower pots.
Garden stuff
vegetables raised in a garden.
Garden syringe
a syringe for watering plants, sprinkling them with solutions for destroying insects, etc.
Garden truck
vegetables raised for the market.
Garden ware
garden truck.
Bear garden
etc. See under Bear, etc.
- Mortimer.
Hanging garden
See under Hanging.
Kitchen garden
a garden where vegetables are cultivated for household use.
Market garden
a piece of ground where vegetable are cultivated to be sold in the markets for table use.
v. i.1.To lay out or cultivate a garden; to labor in a garden; to practice horticulture.
[imp. & p. p. Gardened ; p. pr. & vb. n. Gardening.]
v. t.1.To cultivate as a garden.

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