landscape gardening

noun
the art or trade of designing or rearranging large gardens, estates, etc.

Origin:
1795–1805

landscape gardener, noun
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landscape gardening
 
n
Also called: landscape architecture the art of laying out grounds in imitation of natural scenery
 
landscape gardener
 
n

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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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