- the cultivation of a garden, orchard, or nursery; the cultivation of flowers, fruits, vegetables, or ornamental plants.
- the science and art of cultivating such plants.
Origin of horticulture
Related Words for horticulturecultivation, farming, agriculture, viniculture, arboriculture, viticulture, floriculture
Examples from the Web for horticulture
Contemporary Examples of horticulture
We hired a guy called Patrick Cullina, who was at the Brooklyn Botanic Garden, to run the horticulture and operations of the park.Summer Lovers
September 19, 2009
Historical Examples of horticulture
Whately was a man of hobbies, and horticulture was one of these.
Cincinnatus had to cut his connections, too, when he took to horticulture.Tony Butler
Charles James Lever
A lady, ignorant of horticulture, plants some flowers on her husband's grave.Criminal Man
Horticulture then is a name for an art that is both far-reaching and important.Agriculture for Beginners
Charles William Burkett
Also Mr. Brent's paper, 'Journal of Horticulture,' 1861, p. 76.
- the art or science of cultivating gardens
Word Origin for horticulture
The science of cultivating garden plants.