water garden


Definition of water garden

1 : a garden in which aquatic plants predominate
2 : a garden built about a stream or pool as a central feature

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And renovation of the water gardens is still being finished, along with construction of a restaurant facing the plaza on the tower's north side. Steve Brown, Dallas News, "Downtown Dallas' landmark Fountain Place tower sports a new look inside," 12 July 2019 House Beautiful chatted with the designer about the best drought-resistant plants, the biggest misconceptions about low-water gardens, and everything else to know to create one for yourself. Hadley Keller, House Beautiful, "How to Create a Drought-Resistant Garden," 12 Aug. 2019 Instead of the dark green stone, low ceilings and gaudy brass that previously covered the lobby areas, decorative glass panels, white marble and soaring windows open the building up to the surrounding water gardens. Steve Brown, Dallas News, "Downtown Dallas' landmark Fountain Place tower sports a new look inside," 12 July 2019 However, residents are permitted to water gardens and flowers using a handheld hose, the notice said. Amanda Kaufman, BostonGlobe.com, "Water ban issued in Franklin after fire at treatment plant," 7 July 2019 August Aquatica’s 19th Annual Exclusive Water Garden Tour: Tour six to eight water gardens in Southeastern Wisconsin by motor coach. Joanne Kempinger Demski, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, "Garden tours across Wisconsin will be lush and colorful thanks to abundant rain," 6 June 2019 Suzhou, China The ancient Chinese city of Suzhou, roughly 1.5 hours west of Shanghai, has an extensive network of canals, water gardens, and boat-friendly neighborhoods. Caitlin Etherton, National Geographic, "Venice is flooded with tourists—visit these floating cities instead," 16 May 2019 The design of this artful stone-and-water garden was directed by renowned modernist architect Paul Thiry and includes beautiful sculptures by Everett Dupen. Seattle Sketcher Gabriel Campanario, The Seattle Times, "Fountains give a splash of relief from Seattle’s hot weather," 10 Aug. 2018 Among the property’s other features is a Roman pool the size of a football field, with a Roman water garden and grotto of arches designed to recall an ancient Roman aqueduct. Katherine Clarke, WSJ, "The Estate That Wants to Be Silicon Valley’s Priciest Home," 18 Oct. 2018

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First Known Use of water garden

1626, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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