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landscape gardening

noun
1.
the art or trade of designing or rearranging large gardens, estates, etc.
Origin of landscape gardening
1795-1805
1795-1805
Related forms
landscape gardener, noun
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Examples from the Web for landscape-gardening
Historical Examples
  • He buys books and pictures, takes to architecture and landscape-gardening, and becomes a 'collector.'

  • "It is certainly not exactly adapted to landscape-gardening," said Brooke.

    A Damaged Reputation Harold Bindloss
  • The English style of landscape-gardening being founded on natural principles must be recognized by true taste in all countries.

    Flowers and Flower-Gardens David Lester Richardson
  • If you ever want a job of landscape-gardening thoroughly well done, you can always rely upon me.

    Once a Week Alan Alexander Milne
  • I am pleased to find Mrs. Stowe recognize the superiority of English landscape-gardening and of our English verdure.

    Flowers and Flower-Gardens David Lester Richardson
  • Good results in landscape-gardening depend on observing certain principles, the same as with our wardrobe.

  • In commending Kent's style of landscape-gardening he observes: "The gentle stream was taught to serpentize at its pleasure."

    Flowers and Flower-Gardens David Lester Richardson
  • If ever you want a job of landscape-gardening thoroughly well done, you can always rely upon me.

    Happy Days Alan Alexander Milne
  • This Earl, described by Swift as the “vainest old fool I 89 ever saw,” seems to have had great delight in landscape-gardening.

    Chelsea G. E. (Geraldine Edith) Mitton
  • Lenôtre and his landscape-gardening (the garden of the Tuileries).

    Woman's Club Work and Programs Caroline French Benton
British Dictionary definitions for landscape-gardening

landscape gardening

noun
1.
the art of laying out grounds in imitation of natural scenery Also called landscape architecture
Derived Forms
landscape gardener, noun
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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