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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
References in classic literature ?
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.
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.
He chaired the executive until 2003, when NFU restructuring led to the establishment of the Board for Horticulture.
AN AMBITIOUS horticulture student who explored the effects of using warm and cool colours in his garden design has scooped a gold medal at this month's Royal Show.
The interests of Australias growing and diverse horticulture sector will now be directly represented through the National Farmers Federation (NFF) with the peak body launching a new Horticulture Council.
LAHORE -- The Punjab Agriculture Department is organising the first Horti Expo 2018 on January 13-14 at Expo Centre, Johar Town, Lahore, for development of horticulture products in the country.
It also reviewed progress on landscaping plan and horticulture projects of Beijing Underpass and Ring Road Southern Loop.
The meeting also reviewed the progress on the landscaping plan and horticulture projects of the Beijing underpass and the Ring Road southern loop.
KARACHI -- A strong linkage between research institutions and the horticulture sector is vital for enhancing exports of fruits and vegetables, suggested Pakistan Fruit and Vegetable Exporters and Importers Association (PFVA) Patron-in-Chief Waheed Ahmed.

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