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1A mound or bank built of earth and stones, and planted with rock plants; a rockery.
- ‘The tiny, tuft-forming Alpine poppy with flowers of white, yellow and zingy orange looks delightful in amongst the mat and cushion-forming plants of a rock garden.’
- ‘A few strategically placed stones and it would have made an excellent rock garden.’
- ‘Also known as meadow saffron, they look good naturalised in turf, in the rock garden, at the front of a border or under an apple tree.’
- ‘The enthusiastic Carson took the outdoors theme quite literally planting live pine trees and building a running stream and rock garden - complete with fish - inside his showroom.’
- ‘There is a large patio surrounded by a raised rock garden at the back of the house.’
- 1.1 A garden in which rockeries are the chief feature.
- ‘The 20 acres of grounds include a sun terrace, fruit garden and sunken rock garden, as well as a lakeside summer house and marina.’
- ‘The park's gardens include a sunken garden, a rock garden, stream gardens and an Arboretum, containing many trees from the southern hemisphere.’
- ‘There are two rock gardens, limestone and sandstone, a scented garden, a stream garden, a woodland garden, a bog garden and a dry garden.’
- ‘The remaining 12 acres provides enough room for a landscaped rock garden rediscovered during renovations and a broadleaf forest of beech, ash and oak.’
- ‘Her path led her through the Garden of Harmony, which was a rock garden with the sand carefully raked to show the lines of ki in the universe.’
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