A garden is a planned space, usually outdoors, set aside for the cultivation, display, and enjoyment of plants and other forms of nature. The single feature identifying even the wildest wild garden is control. The garden can incorporate both natural and artificial materials.Gardens often have design features including statuary, follies, pergolas, trellises, stumperies, dry creek beds, and water features such as fountains, ponds (with or without fish), waterfalls or creeks. Some gardens are for ornamental purposes only, while others also produce food crops, sometimes in separate areas, or sometimes intermixed with the ornamental plants. Food-producing gardens are distinguished from farms by their smaller scale, more labor-intensive methods, and their purpose (enjoyment of a hobby or self-sustenance rather than producing for sale, as in a market garden). Flower gardens combine plants of different heights, colors, textures, and fragrances to create interest and delight the senses. The most common form today is a residential or public garden, but the term garden has traditionally been a more general one. Zoos, which display wild animals in simulated natural habitats, were formerly called zoological gardens. Western gardens are almost universally based on plants, with garden, which etymologically implies enclosure, often signifying a shortened form of botanical garden. Some traditional types of eastern gardens, such as Zen gardens, however, use plants sparsely or not at all. Landscape gardens, on the other hand, such as the English landscape gardens first developed in the 18th century, may omit flowers altogether. Landscape architecture is a related professional activity with landscape architects tending to engage in design at many scales and working on both public and private projects.
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In ancient military history, places of resort to practice military exercises.
Plural form of the word garden.
The gardens were neat, tidy, clean and so beautifully blooming,
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Rank popularity for the word 'gardens' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #2784
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Rank popularity for the word 'gardens' in Written Corpus Frequency: #3643
The numerical value of gardens in Chaldean Numerology is: 5
The numerical value of gardens in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5
It swept the gardens away to Kafetina River and buried some of them, too. At the same time Kafetina River flooded and gardens beside the riverbed were washed away.
Gardens and flowers have a way of bringing people together, drawing them from their homes.
Sadness is but a wall between two gardens.
Our bodies are our gardens to which our wills are gardeners.
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