knot garden

noun
an intricately designed flower or herb garden with plants arranged to create an interlacing pattern, sometimes with fanciful topiary and carefully tended paths.

Origin:
1510–20

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knot garden
 
n
(esp formerly) a formal garden of intricate design

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Main Entry:  knot garden
Part of Speech:  n
Definition:  a formal garden in an intricate pattern
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Low-growing plants capable of withstanding frequent pruning are well suited to develop an herbal knot garden.
On the west are a brick patio and a formal knot garden containing flowers and herbs with brick paths between them.
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