To cultivate as a garden.
To lay out or cultivate a garden; to labor in a garden; to practice horticulture.
A rich, well-cultivated spot or tract of country.
A piece of ground appropriated to the cultivation of herbs, fruits, flowers, or vegetables.
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913), edited by Noah Porter. About
\gar"den\ (g?r"d'n; 277), n. [oe. gardin, of. gardin, jardin, f. jardin, of german origin; cf. ohg. garto, g. garten; akin to as. geard. see yard an inclosure.]
1. a piece of ground appropriated to the cultivation of herbs, fruits, flowers, or vegetables.
2. a rich, well-cultivated spot or tract of country. i am arrived from fruitful lombardy, the pleasant garden of great italy.
note: garden is often used adjectively or in self-explaining compounds; as, garden flowers, garden tools, garden walk, garden wall, garden house or gardenhouse.
balsam, an ornamental plant (impatiens balsamina).
engine, a wheelbarrow tank and pump for watering gardens.
glass. (a) a bell glass for covering plants. (b) a globe of dark-colored glass, mounted on a pedestal, to reflect surrounding objects; -- much used as an ornament in gardens in germany.
house (a) a summer house. & fl. (b) a privy. [southern u.s.]
husbandry, the raising on a small scale of seeds, fruits, vegetables, etc., for sale.
garden pepper cress
philosophy of the garden