market gardening


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market garden

n. Chiefly British

market gardener n.
market gardening n.

market gardening

n
(Agriculture) chiefly Brit the business of growing fruit and vegetables on a commercial scale. Also called (in the US and Canada): truck farming or trucking

market gardening

truck farming
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Noun1.market gardening - the growing of vegetables or flowers for marketmarket gardening - the growing of vegetables or flowers for market
gardening, horticulture - the cultivation of plants
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market gardening

n (Brit) → ortofrutticoltura
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The fertile land proved excellent for farming while the demand of the growing communities nearby spurred an evolution to market gardening on this site.
a rise of 9% compared with 2011, Fruit Farming and Market Gardening Director in the Agriculture Ministry Abdelfatteh SaEd.
They now provide a fifth of the centre's "volunteer" workforce, tackling everything from market gardening to woodwork and composting.
A DISABLED charity dug its way to a prestigious award for its fully-inclusive market gardening project.
One of the contributors, Ian Jack, remarked that there was a 'rich heritage and history, deriving from the Chinese pre-eminence in market gardening and irrigation and that this was in need of urgent synthesis and field work'.
He writes: 'It is impossible to obtain sufficient vacancies for the number of boys wishing to work in farming market gardening and landscape gardening.
This is done via a case study of the Maclaren's Flat mining and market gardening site in the southern part of the Mount Alexander diggings in Victoria.
The pair worked at market gardening before an economic downturn forced them to rethink.
She and her partner (Ward Sinclair) had a lot of stature as reporters for The Washington Post, yet they had thrown over those incredible careers to become pioneers in modern market gardening.
AGE Concern volunteer development manager David Healey is about to go into the market gardening business after taking over several allotments at Lake View Park in Coundon.