Horticulture Flashcards

Horticulture
Terms Definitions
botany
the study of plants and plant processes.
floriculture
the area of ornamental
horticulture associated with
the production and use of flowers,
potted plants, and annual bedding flowers.
foliage plants
are those used for
their colorful greenery or leaves.
garden centers
retail outlets
that sell plants grown in nurseries,
along with garden supplies.
horticulture
literally
means the culture of a garden.
horticulture industry
the combination of scientific, technological, and production
activities that ensure the satisfaction of the consumer.
horticulture science
field of science that deals with the cultivation of horticultural plants.
horticulture technology
application of science to horticulture
landscape horticulture
production and use of plants
to beautify the outdoor environment.
nursery
a place that
specializes in starting plants and
growing them until they are ready to
be transplanted to landscapes.
olericulture
includes the planting,
harvesting, storing, processing, and
marketing of vegetable crops.
ornamental horticulture
growth and use of plants for
their beauty is the area of horticulture.
pomology
planting, harvesting, storing, processing, and marketing of fruit and nut
crops.
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