horticultural horticultural  /ˌhɔr tə ˈkəl tʃə rəl/

Definition(s):

  • (adj) of or relating to the cultivation of plants

Usage(s):

  1. Jimmy Turner, director of horticultural research for the Dallas Arboretum, says demand for rare plants like the Wollemi has grown sharply in recent years.
  2. But only since the 1970s has horticultural therapy emerged as a distinct discipline used in hospitals, rehabilitation centers and even prisons.
  3. The cultural pattern found in so many tribal horticultural societies--including warfare, male domination and polygyny--began to take hold worldwide.

News

  1. Fair offers livestock, salsa and shot of Whiskey

    Today’s schedule at the Hunt County Fair is the busiest yet, filled with livestock, shop project and horticultural shows and wrapping up with salsa and a shot of Whiskey for the live musical entertainment.
    on June 13, 2013     Source: Herald-Banner

  2. Grant students help senior cititzens

    The staff and students in the horticultural department at Grant Career Center partnered with the LBD Welcome Center this spring by donating and planting flowers on the center's patio for the senior customers to enjoy.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: The Cincinnati Enquirer

  3. Gardening Advice for Aging Bodies and Minds

    Patty Cassidy, a horticultural therapist, will answer readers’ questions about gardening in your later years.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: New York Times

Quotes

  1. "The impact that this is going to have on industry, on the horticultural industry and crops like grapes and stone fruits and other primary industries that rely on irrigation including the dairy industry, is very critical indeed," Howard said.
    on Apr 18, 2007 By: John Howard Source: International Herald Tribune

  2. "In November QBuild offered a total of 101 training positions, from full-time apprenticeships and school-based apprenticeships to construction and horticultural traineeships for commencement in 2007," Mr Beattie said. "About 550 applicants...
    on Dec 25, 2006 By: Peter Beattie Source: The Australian

  3. "Canada's New Government is implementing these measures to protect the competitiveness and access to foreign markets of Canadian fruits, vegetables and horticultural products," Strahl said in a written statement. "Further, we must protect our...
    on Jun 15, 2007 By: Chuck Strahl Source: Capital Press (subscription)

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