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noun as in gardening

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John Morse, director of horticulture at Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden, lets his houseplants bask under grow lights for between 15 and 18 hours a day.

If we eat the part derived from the ovaries or other reproductive tissue, we call it a fruit, explains Marvin Pritts, a horticulture researcher and professor at Cornell University.

In response, many new at-home gardeners sowed the seeds to meet demand, investing in household horticulture.

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Edelstein’s communications background prepared her to lead the organization—known, when she joined, as the New England Wild Flower Society—in a rebranding that reflects both its conservation and horticulture work.

If they were a Biology or Horticulture major, even better, although hopefully it doesn’t remind them too much of those hours spent in the lab.

We hired a guy called Patrick Cullina, who was at the Brooklyn Botanic Garden, to run the horticulture and operations of the park.

All the common garden fruits of Europe flourish here; but too little attention is paid to horticulture.

The botanical garden and hot-house are on a large scale, and exhibit a favorable specimen of the present state of horticulture.

The first contains the laws relating to agriculture and horticulture; the second, those which refer to feasts and holidays.

In agriculture and horticulture the influence of the farm or the fruit crop rarely extends beyond the owner's fence.

Observe now the chromatic variety and beauty produced by intelligent horticulture!


On this page you'll find 11 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to horticulture, such as: agriculture, cultivation, farming, arboriculture, floriculture, and viniculture.

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