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

Examples of water garden in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The water garden would preoccupy the aging artist throughout the war, and his efforts would culminate in the installation of 22 huge panels depicting... Paul Hayes Tucker, WSJ, "Symbol of a Nation’s Plight," 19 June 2020 He might almost be freshly returned from a residency at Monet’s Giverny, where the great Impressionist built and painted his famous water garden. New York Times, "What to See Right Now in New York Art Galleries," 11 Mar. 2020 Call your water utility and ask them about water use reduction options, such as rain barrels, to use water for non-drinking purposes, like watering gardens and cleaning. Dan Seitz, Popular Science, "It’s easy being green, but it doesn’t have to be expensive," 7 Jan. 2020 Situated on almost a half acre, the 9,182-square-foot home also boasts a backyard paradise complete with a covered loggia and fireplace, outdoor kitchen, resort-style infinity edge pool, and charming water garden. Rebecca Hennes, Houston Chronicle, "High-tech 'Star Wars' mansion among Houston's 10 most expensive homes sold in September," 10 Oct. 2019 That's because Fountain Place's namesake water gardens designed by famed landscape architect Dan Kiley were the most unique feature of the entire project. Steve Brown, Dallas News, "Downtown Dallas' landmark Fountain Place tower sports a new look inside," 12 July 2019 In addition to the elaborate water gardens at the foot of the rock, Bell’s survey also lavished attention on the galleries on the rock face. National Geographic, "The 'Lion Fortress' of Sri Lanka was swallowed by the jungle," 3 Sep. 2019 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

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First Known Use of water garden

1626, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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“Water garden.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/water%20garden. Accessed 20 Oct. 2020.

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