Definition of knot garden in English:

knot garden


  • A formal garden laid out in an intricate design.

    ‘A small space can be perfect for a riotous cottage garden, a neatly structured knot garden or formal Japanese rock garden.’
    • ‘By the 17th century, the simple knot garden had evolved into designs as complicated as those of embroidered cloth.’
    • ‘Herbs, such as germander and santolina, can be clipped into low hedges to create a knot garden.’
    • ‘The final touch was the creation of a miniature knot garden set in gravel and planted with lavender.’
    • ‘It features two octagonal knot gardens planted with some 1,300 box hedges in geometric patterns inspired by the wood and plaster designs in the hall's interior.’


knot garden

/nät ˈɡärdn/ /nɑt ˈɡɑrdn/