botanical garden

variants: or less commonly botanic garden \ bə-​ˈta-​nik-​ How to pronounce botanic garden (audio) \

Definition of botanical garden

: a garden often with greenhouses for the culture, study, and exhibition of special plants

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Read more about the Constitution, here in the TIME Vault New York City gets a botanical garden (1801) Excavation of site for Rockefeller Center construction on January 26, 1932. Time Staff, Time, "15 Unsung Moments From American History That Historians Say You Should Know About," 28 June 2019 The restaurant, situated in what looks like a botanical garden, is run by the family of Olimpia Cruz Puebla and Miguel Cruz Ayala. Patricia Escárcega,, "Exploring Hermosillo, northern Mexico’s great unsung food city," 26 June 2019 Last summer, the botanical garden received a nearly $750,000 grant from NASA to support its Growing Beyond Earth Innovation Studio, a community work space dedicated to the technology of growing food. Catie Wegman,, "NASA needs your help: Do you know how to grow plants in space?," 25 June 2019 Visit a botanical garden in the lush ‘Īao Valley; then take a surfing lesson, riding Pacific waves across calm, shallow waters. National Geographic, "Hawai'i Middle School Expedition," 12 June 2019 The pond is on the grounds of a museum and botanical garden. Mark Feeney,, "Where Europe and Asia meet: Chloe Dewe Mathews’s ‘Caspian: The Elements’," 12 June 2019 The couple exchanged vows at the Gardens of Augustus, botanical gardens with various tiers and terraces that date back to the early 1900’s. Shawn Connell For Christian Oth Studio, Harper's BAZAAR, "Two Haute Couture Looks Were the Centerpiece of This Stunning Wedding in Capri," 17 May 2019 My university’s botanical garden (UNAM in Ciudad Universitaria) is especially gorgeous in the mornings. National Geographic, "See Mexico City like a Nat Geo Explorer," 18 Mar. 2019 Yankee Hall, his stately country home in Furnas Valley, sits on a 30-acre plot that is now a public botanical garden thick with tree ferns, bamboo and several hundred varieties of camellias. Gisela Williams, New York Times, "Where to Shop (and Eat) in São Miguel, Portugal," 9 May 2018

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1673, in the meaning defined above

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English Language Learners Definition of botanical garden

: a large usually public garden where plants are grown in order to be studied

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