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Garden

1. A piece of ground appropriates to the cultivation of herbs, fruits, flowers, or vegetables.

2. A rich, well-cultivated spot or tract of country. I am arrived from fruitful Lombardy, The pleasant garden of great Italy. (Shak)

garden is often used adjectively or in self-explaining compounds; as, garden flowers, garden tools, garden walk, garden wall, garden house or gardenhouse. Garden balsam, an ornamental plant (impatiens Balsamina). Garden engine, a wheelbarrow tank and pump for watering gardens. Garden glass. A bell glass for covering plants. A globe of dark-coloured glass, mounted on a pedestal, to reflect surrounding objects; much used as an ornament in gardens in Germany. Garden house a summer house. A privy. Garden husbandry, the raising on a small scale of seeds, fruits, vegetables, etc, for sale. Garden mold or mould, rich, mellow earth which is fit for a garden. Garden nail, a cast nail used, for fastening vines to brick walls. Garden net, a net for covering fruits trees, vines, etc, to protect them from birds. Garden party, a social party held out of doors, within the grounds or garden attached to a private residence. Garden plot, a plot appropriated to a garden. Garden pot, a watering pot. Garden pump, a garden engine; a barrow pump. Garden shears, large shears, for clipping trees and hedges, pruning, etc.

(Science: zoology) garden spider,, the diadem spider (epeira diadema), common in gardens, both in Europe and America. It spins a geometrical web. See Geometric spider, and spider web. Garden stand, a stand for flower pots. Garden stuff, vegetables raised in a garden. Garden syringe, a syringe for watering plants, sprinkling them with solutions for destroying insects, etc. Garden truck, vegetables raised for the market. Garden ware, garden truck. Bear garden, Botanic garden, etc. See bear, etc. Hanging garden. See hanging. Kitchen garden, a garden where vegetables are cultivated for household use. Market garden, a piece of ground where vegetable are cultivated to be sold in the markets for table use.

Origin: oe. Gardin, OF. Gardin, jardin, f. Jardin, of german origin; cf. OHG. Garto, g. Garten; akin to as. Geard. See yard an inclosure.


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