- a piece of ground, usually close to a house, for growing vegetables, fruits, flowers, ornamental shrubs or trees, etc.
- a well-cultivated region; area of fertile, developed land
- a place outdoors for public enjoyment, planted with trees, flowers, etc., and sometimes having special displays of plants, a zoo, a duck pond, etc.
ME < NormFr gardin < Frank *gardo, akin to Ger garten, OE geard: see yard, garth
to make, work in, or take care of a garden, lawn, etc.