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Horticulture
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Horticulture
is the culture of plants for food, comfort, and beautification purposes.
Botany
is the study of plants and plant processes.
Floriculture
is the area of ornamental horticulture associated with the production and use of flowers, potted plants, and annual bedding plants.
Foliage Plants
are those used for their colorful greenery or leaves.
Garden Centers
are retail outlets that sell plants grown in nurseries, along with garden supplies.
Horticulture Industry
is the combination of scientific, technological, and production
activities that ensure the satisfaction of the consumer.
Horticulture Science
The field of science that deals with the cultivation of horticultural plants.
Horticulture Technology
The application of science to horticulture.
Landscape Horticulture
The production and use of plants to beautify the outdoor environment.
Nursery
is a place that specializes in starting plants and growing them until they are ready to be transplanted to landscapes.
Olericulture
The area of horticulture that involves the production of vegetable food crops.
Ornamental Horticulture
The growth and use of plants for their beauty is the area of horticulture.
Pomology
is the planting, harvesting, storing, processing, and marketing of fruit and nut crops.
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