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landscape gardening

the art or trade of designing or rearranging large gardens, estates, etc.
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landscape gardener, noun Unabridged
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British Dictionary definitions for landscape gardening

landscape gardening

the art of laying out grounds in imitation of natural scenery Also called landscape architecture
Derived Forms
landscape gardener, noun
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Encyclopedia Article for landscape gardening

the development and decorative planting of gardens, yards, grounds, parks, and other types of areas. Gardening and landscape design is used to enhance the settings for buildings and public areas and in recreational areas and parks. It is one of the decorative arts and is allied to architecture, city planning, and horticulture.

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