kitchen garden


Definition of kitchen garden

: a garden in which plants (such as vegetables or herbs) for use in the kitchen are cultivated

Examples of kitchen garden in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web For those who want to create similar effects at home, the Idea Garden has an additional 60,000 tulips, along with annuals, perennials and an ornamental kitchen garden to seed amateur gardeners’ creativity. Cameron Walker, New York Times, "Greet Spring With a Visit to a Public Garden," 20 Mar. 2021 And in the kitchen garden, there are now beehives—home to Trigona itama, a native bee that produces bracingly tart honey. Jeff Chu, Travel + Leisure, "How a New Generation of Malaysian Chefs Is Evolving the Nation’s Multicultural Cuisine," 1 Mar. 2021 There are also extensive new gardens, including an orangery and a lavender grove where honey is made, as well as an olive grove and a kitchen garden for cooking. Bebe Howorth, ELLE Decor, "This Gorgeous 300-Year-Old Italian Home Used to Be a Farmhouse," 23 Feb. 2021 Former first lady Michelle Obama's White House kitchen garden is still producing, even in mid-winter. Maria Puente, USA TODAY, "Joe, Jill Biden talk adjusting to the White House, loving 'messages on the mirror' in joint interview," 4 Feb. 2021 The tennis court is on the South Lawn, not far from former first lady Michelle Obama's kitchen garden. Stephen Collinson, CNN, "Trump will leave Washington, but Trumpism isn't going anywhere," 8 Dec. 2020 Michelle Obama’s valiant effort to relaunch the White House’s kitchen garden was chiefly remarkable for its novelty. The Economist, "Growing your own food America rediscovers the joys of vegetable-growing," 20 June 2020 This last area includes a kitchen garden, as well as her favorite section — the Shakespeare garden. Lennie Omalza, The Courier-Journal, "Stunning English garden in Louisville with 'Shakespearean oasis' was 25 years in the making," 2 June 2020 Wharton’s niece, Beatrix Jones Farrand, designed the kitchen garden and the drive at The Mount. Mary Elizabeth Andriotis, House Beautiful, "Edith Wharton’s Former Home, The Mount, Donates Fabric to be Made Into Face Masks," 20 Apr. 2020

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First Known Use of kitchen garden

14th century, in the meaning defined above

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25 Mar 2021

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“Kitchen garden.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 11 May. 2021.

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English Language Learners Definition of kitchen garden

chiefly British : a garden where you grow fruits and vegetables for your own use

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Kids Definition of kitchen garden

: a piece of land where vegetables are grown for household use

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