botanic botanic  /bə ˈtæ nɪk/

Definition(s):

  • (adj) of or relating to plants or botany

Usage(s):

  1. Best Urban Jungle Singapore The debt Singaporeans owe to their 149-year-old botanical gardens is as much economic as ecological.
  2. The FDA at least is eager to see more studies of botanical treatments of cancer.
  3. Singapore has a long history of preserving nature its first botanic garden was established in 1822 by the country's founder, Sir Stamford Raffles.

News

  1. Inspiring and informative

    The smell of flowers filled the morning air Saturday as visitors made their way to the Montrose Botanic Gardens for the first stop on the Montrose Botanical Society’s inaugural Summer Garden Tour.
    on June 30, 2013     Source: Montrose Daily Press

  2. FOR THE BIRDS: Birds at the Zoo

    It's a bit like magic, this walk in the zoo.Wander 50 acres of Mesker Park Zoo and Botanic Garden and feast your eyes. Dozens of bird species fly wild and free, our year-round residents as well as summer-only birds, here to nest.
    on June 30, 2013     Source: Evansville Courier & Press

  3. Botanic Garden Bids Farewell to Iconic Bamboo

    The San Diego Botanic Garden in Encinitas will say goodbye to an old foliaged friend Friday that has literally grown up at the garden over the past three decades. Photo Credit: San Diego Botanic Garden
    on June 28, 2013     Source: NBC San Diego

Quotes

  1. Mr Jones said: "The National Botanic Garden of Wales has proved, beyond doubt, its value to the people of Carmarthenshire and beyond." "It has the potential, however, to make an even more valuable contribution and both we and the garden are...
    on Feb 7, 2008 By: Ieuan Wyn Jones Source: Daily Post

  2. "Brooklyn Botanic Garden is one of New York City's most beautiful settings, and as it celebrates its 100th year, Le Guichet will make it an even more special place to visit this summer," Bloomberg said.
    on Jun 3, 2010 By: Michael Bloomberg Source: New York Post (blog)

  3. "Some of the buildings are historic, heritage-listed icons that must be retained. However, many of the buildings are ugly and past their use-by date," Mr Hill said. "Restoring much of the site to the Botanic Gardens is a strong option we are...
    on Jun 10, 2007 By: John Hill Source: The Age

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