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kitchen garden

a garden where vegetables, herbs, and fruit are grown for one's own use.
Origin of kitchen garden
Related forms
kitchen gardener, noun Unabridged
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  • He edged his way to where an arch had given access to the kitchen garden of the inn.

    The Red Cross Barge Marie Belloc Lowndes
  • The kitchen garden would be the best place, replied the Dean.

    The Rough Road William John Locke
  • To his surprise, some years after, a vigorous plant of it was found growing in his kitchen garden among the potatoes.

  • Excuse me, Miss, but you dropped this in the kitchen garden.

    Antony Gray,--Gardener Leslie Moore
  • Here the foreground is a sloping lawn; the flowers are mostly arranged near the kitchen garden.

    Garden-Craft Old and New John D. Sedding
  • "It gives free entrance to the kitchen garden," said the mule.

    The Sand-Hills of Jutland Hans Christian Andersen
  • Presently he stopped suddenly, for from behind the wall that bounded the kitchen garden of the farm he heard voices.

    The Queen's Cup G. A. Henty
  • But I'll warrant you there's a kitchen garden in the rear of the palace.

    Tanglewood Tales Nathaniel Hawthorne
  • So Ruth remained in the kitchen garden too, and was good enough to resume gratuitously her consolations of the night before.

    Tiny Luttrell Ernest William Hornung
British Dictionary definitions for kitchen garden

kitchen garden

a garden where vegetables and sometimes also fruit are grown
Derived Forms
kitchen gardener, noun
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