flower bed

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Noun1.Flower bed - a bed in which flowers are growingflower bed - a bed in which flowers are growing  
bed - a plot of ground in which plants are growing; "the gardener planted a bed of roses"
bed of roses, rose bed - a flower bed in which roses are growing
tulip bed - a flowerbed in which tulips are growing
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From without came the pleasant murmur of bees and many lazier insects floating over the gorgeous flower beds, resting for a while on the clematis which had made the piazza a blaze of purple splendour.
Anne had not been especially enthusiastic over the idea of surrounding her flower beds with quahog shells; as a decoration they did not appeal to her on first thought.
Paths of blue gravel divided the vegetable and flower beds and a wider path led up to the front door.
He strolled outside and wandered amongst the flower beds.
When we arrived at the garden in Asnieres, we paid a franc or two admission and entered a place which had flower beds in it, and grass plots, and long, curving rows of ornamental shrubbery, with here and there a secluded bower convenient for eating ice cream in.
A fine, sumptuous country cottage in the English taste overgrown with fragrant flowers, with flower beds going round the house; the porch, wreathed in climbers, was surrounded with beds of roses.
The country round about was conveniently laid out in fields, the largest of which was nearly of the same extent as one of Sweet Fern's flower beds.
The flowers were mostly natural flowers and grew in the regular way; but their host showed them one flower bed which was his especial pride.
Run fast," said the Scarecrow to the Lion, "and get out of this deadly flower bed as soon as you can.
They drove into a courtyard strewn with gravel and bright with flowers, in which two laborers were at work putting an edging of stones round the light mould of a flower bed, and drew up in a covered entry.
One of our chimneys cracked as if a shot had hit it, flew, and a piece of it came clattering down the tiles and made a heap of broken red fragments upon the flower bed by my study window.
There is not a single plant, not a fig tree, vine, olive, pear, nor flower bed, but bears the trace of your attention.