water garden


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

Example Sentences

Recent Examples on the Web The royal family’s website has highlighted how Philip created a vegetable garden, a flowered paved walk on the north side of the castle, a water garden, and a plantation of oak trees. Victoria Murphy, Town & Country, 26 July 2021 Expand your repertoire of plants in your yard with a water garden. Savanna Bous, Better Homes & Gardens, 29 Aug. 2022 Enhance your water garden or pond with a small figurine. Savanna Bous, Better Homes & Gardens, 29 Aug. 2022 Adams created the popular Crescent Farm at the Los Angeles County Arboretum and Botanic Garden in 2015 by using sheet mulching and other techniques to transform an old lawn into a low-water garden of native plants, fruit trees and other foods. Jeanette Marantosstaff Writer, Los Angeles Times, 1 July 2022 To plant a tree, set a fence post, make a water garden, build a deck? Beth Botts, Chicago Tribune, 7 May 2022 Centennial Park is set to feature a water garden, the William Davidson Sport House with basketball courts, and a garden with an variety of animal structures and large lawn for special events. Frank Witsil, Detroit Free Press, 6 Apr. 2022 Villa Nafissa encompasses close to 40 acres of parklike grounds with a private lake, waterfalls, more than 3,000 species of flora and gardens designed to evoke impressionist painter Claude Monet’s famous water garden in Giverny, France. Lauren Beale, Forbes, 1 Jan. 2022 Visitors to the home are greeted by a specimen tree surrounded by a water garden. Robyn A. Friedman, sun-sentinel.com, 25 Nov. 2021 See More

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Word History

First Known Use

1626, in the meaning defined at sense 1

Time Traveler
The first known use of water garden was in 1626

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“Water garden.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/water%20garden. Accessed 26 Mar. 2023.

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