vegetable patch

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n vegetable patch a small garden where vegetables are grown
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Usage

In literature:

When we desire to feed, the city is disintegrated and materialized over a patch of vegetation which we eat.
"Giants on the Earth" by Sterner St. Paul Meek
Near villages one saw neat patches of land turned, with trouble, into vegetable gardens.
"Across Unknown South America" by Arnold Henry Savage Landor
He was, in a way of speaking, guardian of that vegetable patch.
"Fair Harbor" by Joseph Crosby Lincoln
But this abnormal growth was no passive lawn, no sleepy patch of vegetation.
"Greener Than You Think" by Ward Moore
An extensive tract, either absolutely sterile, or having no other vegetation than small patches of grass or shrubs.
"The Sailor's Word-Book" by William Henry Smyth
Wind rustled in the ground vegetation and the occasional patches of trees.
"The Star Hyacinths" by James H. Schmitz
The gardeners below in the vegetable patch were singing.
"The Place of Honeymoons" by Harold MacGrath
We raised corn on the patches and some vegetables.
"Slave Narratives: a Folk History of Slavery in the United States From Interviews with Former Slaves" by Work Projects Administration
There was not much vegetation of any kind save patches of grass and brushwood.
"The Land of Thor" by J. Ross Browne
The water was about a foot deep, and the bottom clean white marl, with little patches of vegetation.
"Tales of Fishes" by Zane Grey
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In news:

Edible landscaping takes food plants beyond bounds of vegetable patch .
One of 10 children in the family, she did her share of helping tend the vegetable patch.
Beauty in a Hidden Vegetable Patch.
The White House vegetable garden takes up a small patch of land on the South Lawn of the White House.
More than 50 varieties of vegetables, berries and herbs will be planted in a 11 hundred square foot patch on the south lawn of the White House.
W hen you planted your first vegetable patch did you dream of idyllic days of bounty, where fruit falls ripe into your hands, the paths are perfectly groomed, and butterflies flit above the fray.
WASHINGTON — Michelle Obama will begin digging up a patch of the South Lawn on Friday to plant a vegetable garden, the first at the White House since Eleanor Roosevelt's victory garden in World War II.
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