- a garden on rocky ground or among rocks, for the growing of alpine or other plants.
- a garden decorated with rocks, usually a wide variety of interestingly shaped, multicolored rocks, especially quartz.
Origin of rock garden
Examples from the Web for rock-garden
Historical Examples of rock-garden
The shadow of the house stretched velvet and blunt over the rock-garden.Saint's Progress
Either in the border, rock-garden, or grass, it is very effective when in a mass.
There is a kind of rock-garden from which you must approach from that side.The Haunting of Low Fennel
"Come and look at the rock-garden," said Caroline to Maurice Bradby.The Graftons
Cilicicum and alpinum are tiny little species with red or white flowers and small leaves, and are best suited for the rock-garden.
- a garden featuring rocks or rockeries