landscape gardening



the art or trade of designing or rearranging large gardens, estates, etc.

Origin of landscape gardening

First recorded in 1795–1805
Related formslandscape gardener, noun Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Examples from the Web for landscape gardening

Historical Examples of landscape gardening

  • "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.


    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


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