tea garden


: a public garden where tea and light refreshments are served
: a tea plantation

Example Sentences

Recent Examples on the Web Thinking about it, a tea garden is essentially an agroforest. Christopher Marquis, Forbes, 17 May 2022 Separately, supervisors have approved a plan to let the nonprofit San Francisco Botanical Garden Society take over operations of the tea garden and conservatory from the city and the San Francisco Parks Alliance. J.d. Morris, San Francisco Chronicle, 8 Mar. 2022 Currently, San Francisco adults under 65 pay $7 to enter the conservatory or tea garden, with minors and seniors paying less. J.d. Morris, San Francisco Chronicle, 8 Mar. 2022 Visitors can stroll the upper and lower garden with koi ponds, bonsai, colorful floral features and tea garden. San Diego Union-Tribune, 5 Mar. 2022 In the tea garden, guests can try Japanese tea and view an art display at the tea house. Laura Latzko, The Arizona Republic, 18 Oct. 2021 Admission to the tea garden is an extra $5 and includes tea and dessert. Laura Latzko, The Arizona Republic, 18 Oct. 2021 Results showed most residents were interested in a beer/tea garden with a new building for concessions. Erik S. Hanley, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, 10 Sep. 2021 Edible flowers serve as pollinator protectors for the property's five beehives, and a culinary herb and tea garden grows chamomile, mint, lemon balm, motherwort, tulsi, and more. Kristin Braswell, Travel + Leisure, 22 Aug. 2021 See More

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Word History

First Known Use

1780, in the meaning defined at sense 1

Time Traveler
The first known use of tea garden was in 1780

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“Tea garden.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/tea%20garden. Accessed 20 Mar. 2023.

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