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The Gardener is a sassy, politics-loving, poetry speaking landscaper. His main role in the play is to deliver a big speech in which gardening becomes a metaphor for the proper rule and management of a kingdom (3.4). Psst – go to "Symbolism," and we'll tell you all about this.