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hor·ti·cul·ture

 (hôr′tĭ-kŭl′chər)
n.
1. The science or art of cultivating fruits, vegetables, flowers, or ornamental plants.
2. The cultivation of a garden.

[Latin hortus, garden; see gher- in Indo-European roots + (agri)culture.]

hor′ti·cul′tur·al adj.
hor′ti·cul′tur·al·ly adv.
hor′ti·cul′tur·ist n.

horticulture

(ˈhɔːtɪˌkʌltʃə)
n
(Horticulture) the art or science of cultivating gardens
[C17: from Latin hortus garden + culture, on the model of agriculture]
ˌhortiˈculturist n

hor•ti•cul•ture

(ˈhɔr tɪˌkʌl tʃər)

n.
the science or art of cultivating flowers, fruits, vegetables or ornamental plants, esp. in a garden, orchard, or nursery.
[1670–80; < Latin hort(us) garden + (agr) iculture]
hor`ti•cul′tur•al, adj.
hor`ti•cul′tur•ist, n.

hor·ti·cul·ture

(hôr′tĭ-kŭl′chər)
The science or art of raising and tending plants, especially flowers, fruits, and vegetables.

horticulture

the practice and science of cultivating gardens, for the growth of flowers, fruits, or vegetables. — horticulturist, n. — horticultural, adj.
See also: Agriculture
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.horticulture - the cultivation of plantshorticulture - the cultivation of plants    
farming, husbandry, agriculture - the practice of cultivating the land or raising stock
landscape gardening, landscaping - working as a landscape gardener
market gardening - the growing of vegetables or flowers for market
floriculture, flower gardening - the cultivation of flowering plants
garden - work in the garden; "My hobby is gardening"
landscape - do landscape gardening; "My sons landscapes for corporations and earns a good living"
landscape - embellish with plants; "Let's landscape the yard"

horticulture

noun gardening, agriculture, cultivation, floriculture, arboriculture Available courses are in garden design and practical horticulture.
Translations
بَسْتَنَه، فِلاحَة البَساتين
zahradnictví
havebrug
puutarhanhoitopuutarhanviljelypuutarhatalous
hortikulturavrtlarstvo
kertészetkertmûveléskertművelés
garðræktgarðyrkjagarðyrkjufræðigarîyrkjufræîi
daržininkystėsodininkystė
dārzkopība
záhradníctvo
bahçecilikbahçivanlıkçiçekçilik

horticulture

[ˈhɔːtɪkʌltʃəʳ] Nhorticultura f

horticulture

[ˈhɔːrtɪkʌltʃər] nhorticulture f

horticulture

nGartenbau (→ kunst f) m

horticulture

[ˈhɔːtɪˌkʌltʃəʳ] norticoltura

horticulture

(ˈhoːtikaltʃə) noun
the science and art of gardening.
ˌhortiˈcultural adjective
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Our agriculture and horticulture destroy a weed just here and there and cultivate perhaps a score or so of wholesome plants, leaving the greater number to fight out a balance as they can.
But then New York, as far back as the mind of man could travel, had been divided into the two great fundamental groups of the Mingotts and Mansons and all their clan, who cared about eating and clothes and money, and the Archer-Newland- van-der-Luyden tribe, who were devoted to travel, horticulture and the best fiction, and looked down on the grosser forms of pleasure.
He was horticulture under notice to quit, the last patch of country in a district flooded by new and prbaa things.
It was the time when the Dutch and the Portuguese, rivalling each other in this branch of horticulture, had begun to worship that flower, and to make more of a cult of it than ever naturalists dared to make of the human race for fear of arousing the jealousy of God.
He had therefore, with great care and patience, and by dint of strenuous exertions, laid out near his house at Dort a garden fit for the culture of his cherished flower; he had mixed the soil according to the most approved prescriptions, and given to his hotbeds just as much heat and fresh air as the strictest rules of horticulture exact.
Chris Martin, Gareth Williams, Rob Mason, Deb Farrell and Steven Earp all study for the BTEC First Certificate in Horticulture and despite completing the planting in well under a day the hard work will continue as they will help maintain the area.
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