The patriarch wears a brown blazer and sweeps his hand proudly over his garden.
He was the parish overseer for over 30 years, worked long hours in his garden, married a local girl and had three children.
In the garden, giant mushroom sculptures sprout from the ground and wire spider webs hang between trees.
c.1300, from Old North French gardin (13c., Modern French jardin), from Vulgar Latin hortus gardinus "enclosed garden," via Frankish *gardo, from Proto-Germanic *gardaz- (cf. Old Frisian garda, Old Saxon gardo, Old High German garto, German Garten "garden," Old English geard "enclosure," see yard (n.1)). Italian giardino, Spanish jardin are from French.
Garden-party is by 1843. Garden variety in figurative sense first recorded 1928. To lead someone up the garden path "entice, deceive" is attested by 1925.