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One, such as a horticulturist, who collects or grows plants.


(ˈplɑːntsmən) or feminine


n, pl -men or -women
(Horticulture) an experienced gardener who specializes in collecting rare or interesting plants
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Noun1.plantsman - an expert in the science of cultivating plants (fruit or flowers or vegetables or ornamental plants)plantsman - an expert in the science of cultivating plants (fruit or flowers or vegetables or ornamental plants)
expert - a person with special knowledge or ability who performs skillfully
gardener, nurseryman - someone who takes care of a garden
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The Beatles drummer looks like a natural plantsman in an off-duty moment at the height of the band's fame.
I'm lucky enough to meet up with gardener Sarah Cook and come face to face with irises bred by artist and plantsman Cedric Morris, depicted in his paintings and growing "in the flesh" in Sarah's beautiful garden.
Still located in the greater Philadelphia area, Burpee is owned and operated by George Ball, a third-generation plantsman.
Designed by the renowned Dutch plantsman Piet Oudolf, the walled garden features modern, perennial meadow planting alongside more traditional areas.
He was a plantsman of vision who helped create some of the best herbaceous plants we have the privilege to grow.
With shelter and water close by, Reginald Cory - an accomplished, yet amateur, plantsman, from a wealthy Cardiff family - found a home to demonstrate his love of dif- dif ferent plants and hybrids.
Opened by international plantsman Roy Lancaster, the new 2.
Both acclaimed gardening authors, they have collaborated with Dutch designer and plantsman Piet Oudolf, on seminal planting design books.
Both these schemes were designed by eminent Dutch plantsman and Chelsea gold medal winner Piet Oudolf.
Twenty years ago, the company passed out of direct family ownership to a local plantsman, Pierre Bennerup, the owner of Sunny Border Nurseries in Kensington, Conn.
Great Dixter, in East Sussex (the garden had actually been designed by Lutyens) but for his knowledge as a plantsman.