rock garden

noun
1.
a garden on rocky ground or among rocks, for the growing of alpine or other plants.
2.
a garden decorated with rocks, usually a wide variety of interestingly shaped, multicolored rocks, especially quartz.
Also called rockery.


Origin:
1830–40

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rock garden
 
n
a garden featuring rocks or rockeries

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Example sentences
The property has a rock garden by a relaxing waterfall.
Its outdoor displays include rose and rhododendron gardens, along with a rock
  garden.
The grounds boast a rock garden, a yew maze, and a wonderful variety of trees
  and flowering shrubs.
The guest cabin was the only structure remaining from the logging camp that
  preceded the rock garden.
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