botanical garden

noun
variants: or less commonly botanic garden \bə-ˈta-nik- \

Definition of botanical garden 

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

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Gail Cochrane, the manager of the Brooks Community School Greenhouse, oversees one of six milkweed pollinator gardens planted by the botanical garden at schools and parks. Melina Zuñiga, azcentral, "Got milkweed? Desert Botanical Garden's program could help save Monarch butterflies," 9 June 2018 Their goal was not only to collect specimens, but also to meet experts, see famous museums, study private collections of rarities and visit the great botanical gardens of Leiden, Padua and Montpellier. Jenny Uglow, WSJ, "‘The Wonderful Mr. Willughby’ Review: Hatching a New Science," 5 July 2018 Giant hogweed originally grew in the Caucasus region but spread as it was introduced into botanical gardens around the world, according to the Virginia Invasive Species register. Sarah Klein, Health.com, "Giant Hogweed Sent This Virginia Teen to the Hospital. Here's What to Know About the Scary Plant That Can Burn Your Skin and Lead to Blindness," 13 July 2018 Access to the botanical garden will be free for everyone at least during the first year, and remain free afterward for Hialeah Garden residents. Enrique Flor, miamiherald, "What do a B-26 bomber and a botanical garden have in common? Hialeah Gardens," 22 June 2018 Starting next week, library hours at the botanical gardens will be from 10 a.m. to 4p.m. on Monday thru Friday. Kaila Contreras, Houston Chronicle, "Baldwin Boettcher Library partners with Mercer Botanical Gardens to offer library services," 2 June 2018 Guests there watch dolphins and humpback whales jump in Hulopoe Bay, lounge beneath palm trees, and stroll through botanical gardens. Nicole Defeudis, BostonGlobe.com, "New England hotels bring home the gold," 18 Mar. 2018 Giant hogweed originally grew in the Caucasus region but spread as it was introduced into botanical gardens around the world, according to the Virginia Invasive Species register. Sarah Klein, Health.com, "Giant Hogweed Sent This Virginia Teen to the Hospital. Here's What to Know About the Scary Plant That Can Burn Your Skin and Lead to Blindness," 13 July 2018 The 15-greenhouse, 10-employee business has expanded from the initial drop-in customers to include commercial interests — landscapers doing restoration work, botanical gardens and even schools undertaking classroom and field projects. Leah Brennan, baltimoresun.com, "Family-owned and operated business in Parkville blooms with native plants," 9 July 2018

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1673, in the meaning defined above

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botanical garden

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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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