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landscape gardening

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noun
  1. the art or trade of designing or rearranging large gardens, estates, etc.
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Origin of landscape gardening

First recorded in 1795–1805
Related formslandscape gardener, noun
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Examples from the Web for landscape gardening

Historical Examples

  • "It is certainly not exactly adapted to landscape-gardening," said Brooke.

    A Damaged Reputation

    Harold Bindloss

  • Lenôtre and his landscape-gardening (the garden of the Tuileries).

    Woman's Club Work and Programs

    Caroline French Benton

  • This Earl, described by Swift as the “vainest old fool I 89 ever saw,” seems to have had great delight in landscape-gardening.

    Chelsea

    G. E. (Geraldine Edith) Mitton

  • If you ever want a job of landscape-gardening thoroughly well done, you can always rely upon me.

    Once a Week

    Alan Alexander Milne

  • I am pleased to find Mrs. Stowe recognize the superiority of English landscape-gardening and of our English verdure.

    Flowers and Flower-Gardens

    David Lester Richardson


British Dictionary definitions for landscape gardening

landscape gardening

noun
  1. the art of laying out grounds in imitation of natural sceneryAlso called: landscape architecture
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Derived Formslandscape gardener, noun
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