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market garden

n. Chiefly British

market gardener n.
market gardening n.

market garden

n
(Horticulture) chiefly Brit an establishment where fruit and vegetables are grown for sale
market gardener n
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Noun1.market garden - a garden where fruit and vegetables are grown for marketingmarket garden - a garden where fruit and vegetables are grown for marketing
garden - a plot of ground where plants are cultivated
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market garden

n (Brit) → orto (industriale)
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All the profound plans about cutting off and capturing Napoleon and his army were like the plan of a market gardener who, when driving out of his garden a cow that had trampled down the beds he had planted, should run to the gate and hit the cow on the head.
The first farmer who discovered the value of the telephone was the market gardener.
They became the first Jewish commercial market gardeners in western Canada.
She describes the Canadian city's settlement history and its horticultural optimism, the Edmonton Horticultural Society, the relationship between gardens and nature, vacant lot gardening, rose gardening, Chinese market gardeners, and the roles of photographer and gardening advocate Gladys Reeves, settler Donald Ross, florist Walter Ramsay, seedsman Alfred Pike, plant breeders Georges Bugnet and Robert Simonet, gardener and public figure Lois Hole, and horticulturist and public servant John Helder.
Through the newspapers they appealed to the market gardeners and farmers in the Calgary district to bring their produce to the city on market days and invited the women of Calgary to attend and patronize the market on those days.
While this is an excellent route for market gardeners and small-scale producers to bring in extra revenue or determine if there is a wider market for their processed product, the restrictions on what you can sell and where you can sell it vary wildly from state to state.
Market gardeners, take note: A remarkable new tool called the Quick-Cut Greens Harvester will take a huge whack out of your harvesting time.
This new hardy variety of blight-resistant tomato can be grown locally by gardeners, allotment holders and market gardeners even in our wet climate.
SIR - Some time ago, market gardeners realised the value of carbon dioxide, and started pumping the exhaust from their boilers and generators into their greenhouses to promote plant growth.
With this method, called "single-growth-point trellising," the weekly chore of removing new suckers and wrapping stems around guide wires is a must, but the benefits of earlier and larger fruit make this method appealing for market gardeners.
In some cities, it's becoming unsustainable: to maximize returns, market gardeners are using ever larger quantities of pesticides and polluted water.
Their catalog, rightfully called "a garden guide," is directed, but not limited, to market gardeners.