Adjective "garden" definition and examples

(Garden may not be an adjective, but it can be used as an adjective, click here to find out.)

Pronunciation

/ˈɡɑːd(ə)n/

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Definitions and examples

noun

A piece of ground adjoining a house, in which grass, flowers, and shrubs may be grown.
  1. as modifier 'a garden gate'
  2. 'Secondly, those families with gardens grew vegetables in them.'
  3. 'To extend the growing season, he said his students also grow flowers in the garden's border.'
  4. 'Most women grew vegetable gardens primarily to sustain their families.'
  5. 'They are also responsible for the family vegetable and fruit gardens and for threshing, husking, and milling the grain.'
  6. 'Neighbours complained that the state of the house and garden depressed property prices and even made it impossible to grow vegetables in gardens because the sun was blotted out.'
  7. 'What if you don't want to give up space in the flower garden to grow fruit, or if your soil is too poor?'
  8. 'There they produced their own milk and meat and their gardens supplied fruit and vegetables.'
  9. 'Fruit, nut and berry orchards will be expanded as will the vegetable, herb and flower gardens.'
  10. 'Anyone who has attractive wild flowers growing in their gardens may like to collect and donate some seeds of same.'
  11. 'Many families have vegetable gardens and grow apple trees, gooseberries and black currents.'
  12. 'They spend time picking up litter in the suburb, trimming pavement lawns and public gardens.'
  13. 'We have play areas, football pitches, a tennis court and ornamental gardens.'
  14. 'Council wardens would be employed to fine those who throw rubbish on private land such as gardens, and public spaces including streets and parks.'
  15. 'The project manager says the garden is a demonstration model for the public and sponsors to see what can be done in public parks and gardens.'
  16. 'It is grown as an ornamental plant in gardens and parks for its colored flowers and ever-blooming nature.'
  17. 'She renovated the ruined fort, laid out ornamental gardens and turned this unlikely corner of Brittany into something of a fin-de-siècle social mecca.'
  18. 'Flying kites has been forbidden in public parks and gardens throughout the city since the beginning of this month.'
  19. 'The most striking ones are connected with the illegal giveaway of some public parks and gardens, he said.'
  20. 'Public gardens are filled with flowers and kept in good order.'
  21. 'Development continued, with bridges being built over watercourses, pathways being laid out, and ornamental trees and gardens planted.'
  22. 'Burlington Gardens'
A large public hall.
  1. 'There is a mystique about Madison Square Garden that makes it a special place for many NHL players.'

verb

Cultivate or work in a garden.
  1. 'Striking this seam of rock marked the beginning of a fundamental change in the way she gardened, and she decided to concentrate on making the most of what she had by planting with alpines.'
  2. 'As a young mother, I gardened, reused what I could, and rarely bought anything that was not absolutely necessary.'
  3. 'They gardened together and studied in the library.'
  4. 'Some people I spoke to gardened under very difficult circumstances, but gritty determination was winning the way towards a beautiful back yard.'
  5. 'If you've gardened for more than a season or two you have almost certainly run into this concept, and learned that it is a straightforward process that gradually acclimates the seedling to life in the great outdoors.'
  6. 'While he supervised the workers Olga painted, wrote letters, washed, sewed and gardened just like any other Danish farmwife.'
  7. '‘When my wife was alive, we would disagree, so she would garden in the garden and I gardened in the woods,’ says Forteviot.'
  8. 'Elmer and my dad worked together, played together, and gardened together.'
  9. 'Women aged 50 years and older who gardened at least once per week had higher bone density readings than women who jogged, swam, walked, or performed aerobics.'
  10. 'My father gardened on a north facing slope on the Devon-Somerset border and his records are very similar to his here.'

More definitions

1. a plot of ground, usually near a house, where flowers, shrubs, vegetables, fruits, or herbs are cultivated.

2. a piece of ground or other space, commonly with ornamental plants, trees, etc., used as a park or other public recreation area: a public garden.

3. a fertile and delightful spot or region.

4. British. yard2 (def 1). adjective

5. pertaining to, produced in, or suitable for cultivation or use in a garden: fresh garden vegetables; garden furniture.

6. garden-variet

More examples(as adjective)

"products can be garden."

"televisions can be garden."

"equipments can be garden."

"applications can be garden."

"sees can be garden."

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Origin

Middle English: from Old Northern French gardin, variant of Old French jardin, of Germanic origin; related to yard.

Phrase

everything in the garden is rosy
the garden of England