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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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.
Therefore I decided to make one tin flower bed all of tin flowers, and my workmen have created them with rare skill.
"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.
And strange, too, it is to stand on Primrose Hill, as I did but a day before writing this last chapter, to see the great province of houses, dim and blue through the haze of the smoke and mist, vanishing at last into the vague lower sky, to see the people walking to and fro among the flower beds on the hill, to see the sight-seers about the Mar- tian machine that stands there still, to hear the tumult of playing children, and to recall the time when I saw it all bright and clear-cut, hard and silent, under the dawn of that last great day.
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. Here he was found, soon afterwards, by the Duke's valet.
The bus rolled into ravine and landed on a flower bed, Chief Inspector Edgar Hinoctan, Aurora police chief, said.
But last week officials at Cartrefi Cymunedol Gwynedd (CCG) decided the flower bed was too dangerous and ordered it be removed.
In what is being billed as an "innovative" solution to the lack of displays, the council is to launch a competition asking community groups, schools and businesses to take over a flower bed and submit proposals for bed and wild flower planting.