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 came a decade after Monet moved into the Giverny house with his family. Kelly Corbett, House Beautiful, 19 May 2021 Our son’s: greenhouse, hoop house, treehouse, chicken house, log cabin in the woods, water garden. Adam Nemett, Rolling Stone, 14 May 2021 Completed between 1897 and 1899, Monet's idyllic scene shows a Japanese bridge that ran above the artist's water garden in Giverny, Northern France. Spencer Neale, Washington Examiner, 23 Oct. 2020 The commission also has suggested building a water garden and placing bench seating at the West Causeway Approach underpass. Staff Report, NOLA.com, 13 Oct. 2020 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, 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, 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, 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, 10 Oct. 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 27 Oct. 2021.

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