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horticultural

hawr tuh kuhl chuh ruhl

  • a  of or relating to the cultivation of plants

  • Jimmy Turner, director of horticultural research for the Dallas Arboretum, says demand for rare plants like the Wollemi has grown sharply in recent years.
  • But only since the 1970s has horticultural therapy emerged as a distinct discipline used in hospitals, rehabilitation centers and even prisons.
  • Through a network of 18 affiliated botanical gardens and horticultural research facilities in 14 states, the center this summer coordinated the collection of 92 threatened species .
News & Articles

  • 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.
    June 13, 2013 - Herald-Banner
  • Gardening Advice for Aging Bodies and Minds
    Patty Cassidy, a horticultural therapist, will answer readers’ questions about gardening in your later years.
    June 12, 2013 - New York Times
  • 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.
    June 12, 2013 - The Cincinnati Enquirer
Quotes

  • John Howard in International Herald Tribune
    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.
  • Peter Beattie in The Australian
    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...
  • Chuck Strahl in Capital Press (subscription)
    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...

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