Definition of horticulture in English:
The art or practice of garden cultivation and management.
- To celebrate its bicentenary it has created seven historical gardens to show how horticulture has evolved over the last 200 years.
- The Government must take immediate steps to protect wildlife on peat bogs and to signal an end to peat use in gardening and horticulture.
- Even our resident neighbourhood expert, a woman with a degree in horticulture, was not very useful.
late 17th century: from Latin hortus 'garden', on the pattern of agriculture.
- Example sentences
- Charlie Nardozzi is senior horticulturist at National Gardening.
- According to Michael Dirr, horticulturist with the Department of Horticulture at the University of Georgia, the flowers are magnificent, but the plant is a headache for the rest of the year.
- Georgiana Marshen is a master horticulturist and freelance garden writer.
Words that rhyme with horticulturesilviculture
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