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rock garden

n.
1. A rocky area in which plants particularly adapted to such terrain are cultivated.
2. A garden in which rocks are arranged and plants cultivated in a carefully designed, decorative scheme. Also called rockery.

rock garden

n
(Horticulture) a garden featuring rocks or rockeries

rock′ gar`den


n.
a garden on rocky ground or among rocks, for the growing of alpine or other plants.
Also called rockery.
[1830–40]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.rock garden - a garden featuring rocksrock garden - a garden featuring rocks; usually alpine plants
garden - a plot of ground where plants are cultivated
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In order to give her examples of what he was saying, Denham led the way, first to the Rock Garden, and then to the Orchid House.
THIS months lecture at the North Wales group of the Alpine Garden Society is: 15 years hard labour on Kew's Rock Garden by Joanne Everson at 7:30pm on Wednesday October 11 in Talgai Community Hall, Llandegai, Bangor, LL57 4HU.
A cat living in a Japanese shrine found the best spot to take a nap in the middle of a zen rock garden and decided to seize the moment.
The galleries in Pakistan Museum of Natural History are Bio Gallery, Tethys Gallery, Gemstone Gallery, Eco Gallery, Paleo Gallery, Virtual Orientation Gallery and Rock Garden.
His Rock Garden seems to have been an evocation of a lost childhood, a realisation of the stories his mother had told him of kings and queens in a beautiful realm; his fantasy was a 'Devtaon ki Nagri', a kingdom of gods and goddesses.
RECENTLY I read the sad news about the death of a wonderful Indian artist Nek Chand who created an iconic Rock Garden in India's Chandigarh city.
THE cremation of Nek Chand Saini, the creator of Chandigarh's world famous Rock Garden who died here on Thursday, will be held on Saturday.
I have settled on raising my strawberries in a rock garden.
Rock Garden Music and Promotions have con- firmed Bad Manners for a gig at the Longlands Club on Sunday October 19.
A gentle slope that gets plenty of light is your best bet for the base of a rock garden.
Our main location was the Rock Garden of Edinburgh Botanic Gardens, but we also visited an original Victorian rock garden at Aysgarth in North Yorkshire, a project in Moss Bank Park, Bolton, to restore what was once a focus of civic pride, and also Ashwood Nursery at Albrighton in the West Midlands to see the exquisite garden of one of the best gardeners and most special people ever - John Massey.