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dry garden


a type of garden with plants requiring little water as well as rocks and other ornamental objects


Plant cacti, the classic dry garden plants.

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  • dry garden, as a botanist calls it, where he stores up his specimens.

    The Vast Abyss George Manville Fenn
  • The dry garden patch smelled of drying vines and was strewn with yellow seed-cucumbers and pumpkins and citrons.

    O Pioneers! Willa Cather

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