- 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 horticulturistgrower, horticulturist, rancher, peasant, laborer, producer, caretaker, seedsman, nurseryman, landscaper, greenskeeper, tender, reaper, gardener, agriculturist, clodhopper, villein, homesteader, gleaner, feeder
Examples from the Web for horticulturist
Historical Examples of horticulturist
In such cases the husband is always that man, even when he is a horticulturist.Artists' Wives
What a number of points you have attended to; I did not know that you were a horticulturist.More Letters of Charles Darwin Volume II
Even with a well-known Parisian horticulturist I had some difficulty in entering them.Mushroom Culture
Mentioned in the Horticulturist of 1850 as growing well in Illinois.The Grapes of New York
U. P. Hedrick
They are not of so much interest to the horticulturist as to the farmer.Garden Pests in New Zealand
- the art or science of cultivating gardens
Word Origin for horticulture
The science of cultivating garden plants.