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botanical garden

or botanic garden
n.
A place where plants are cultivated for scientific, educational, and ornamental purposes, often including a library, a herbarium, and greenhouses; an arboretum.

botanic garden

n
(Botany) a place in which plants are grown, studied, and exhibited
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I also frequently observed in the lagoon near the Botanic Garden, where the water is only a little less salt than in the sea, a species of hydrophilus, very similar to a water-beetle common in the ditches of England: in the same lake the only shell belonged to a genus generally found in estuaries.
One day I went to the Botanic Garden, where many plants, well known for their great utility, might be seen growing.
From its appearance, he judged it to be one of those botanic gardens which were of earlier date in Padua than elsewhere in Italy or in the world.
This picturesque site, which sits next to the newly-renamed Dandenong Ranges Botanic Garden, will return 34 hectares of open space to the community.
If you want to learn about plants go to a botanic garden"--this is the statement that could summarise the desirable communication relationship between botanic gardens and their public, both concerning scientific knowledge and biodiversity conservation challenges.
Due to the sold-out success of the Lion King, which takes place on July 29, the National Botanic Garden of Wales has decided to hold another "Cinema Under the Stars" event.
From numerous varieties of wild aloe to succulent stems of desert rose, from the ancient Frankincense tree to 1000 year old al Alan (juniper) trees and an array of popular desert trees like Ghaf and Simr, the upcoming Omani Botanic Garden at al Khoudh has become home to around 1400 native plants of Oman.
The Qur'anic Botanic Garden (QBG) has launched a botanical competition as part of its educational programme established to teach high school students in Qatar about plant life mentioned in the Qur'an and Hadith.
Tribune News Network Doha THE Qur'anic Botanic Garden (QBG) has launched a botanical competition as part of its educational programme to teach high school students in Qatar about plant life mentioned in the Holy Qur'an and the Hadith.
Bangor University's Treborth Botanic Garden hosted a visit by Dr Sophie Williams and her partner Robert, with staff from Ysbyty Gwynedd's High Dependency Unit.
CELEBRATE St Andrew's Day with Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh and receive a free ticket on Glasshouse admission for every adult ticket purchased.
Newcastle University is not renewing its lease on the 90-year-old Moorbank botanic garden on Claremont Road and will end the relationship at the end of this month.