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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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A few paces beyond the last market garden stood a tavern, a big tavern, which had always aroused in him a feeling of aversion, even of fear, when he walked by it with his father.
With intervals of Marshalsea lounging, and Mrs Bangham succession, his small second mother, aided by her trusty friend, got him into a warehouse, into a market garden, into the hop trade, into the law again, into an auctioneers, into a brewery, into a stockbroker's, into the law again, into a coach office, into a waggon office, into the law again, into a general dealer's, into a distillery, into the law again, into a wool house, into a dry goods house, into the Billingsgate trade, into the foreign fruit trade, and into the docks.
Here will be a group of shops, followed by a fenced field or paddock, and then a famous public-house, and then perhaps a market garden or a nursery garden, and then one large private house, and then another field and another inn, and so on.
Thanks to the local food movement, market gardens are springing up everywhere, many of them maintained with draft animals.
Description : Faced with the challenges of climate change, efficient use of water from the water table through the creation of market gardens providing a system of permanent crops with rational management of existing water resources and soil regeneration by organic manure are prospects for sustainable development.
They did this through folk dance, market gardens and craft.
Alongside produce, several meat sellers and game dealers will be at the market as well as homemade cakes, beer, herbs and plants grown in market gardens and North York Moors derived heather honey.
Case studies of four successful farmsteads and market gardens use examples from across the U.
Advocates believe it provides an additional "health service" by allowing groups of vulnerable people access to farms, market gardens and woodlands.
Market gardens scattered throughout the inner-city, on abandoned lots for instance, can improve air quality and help offset urban heat buildup.
I'd like to see them convert part of their car parks or roofs to market gardens that they could run themselves," he said.
Particular emphasis is placed upon the material evidence of Chinese camps and market gardens.