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horticulturist

hawr ti kuhl chuh rist

  • n  an expert in the science of cultivating plants (fruit or flowers or vegetables or ornamental plants)

  • When Sallon learned that Padma had trouble obtaining herbs free of pesticides and herbicides, she convinced Elaine Solowey, a prominent horticulturist, to grow them organically at .
  • In 1888, an eccentric but zealous horticulturist named Nicholas Henry Ridley cut herringbone-shaped channels into the bark of several rubber trees grown from seedlings sent from .
  • Norvell Gillespie, 59, horticulturist and former garden editor (Sunset magazine, Better Homes and Gardens, San Francisco Chronicle) who designed the jungle camouflage uniforms .
News & Articles

  • Horticulturist to lead free garden tour at nursery
    RAYMOND — A free guided garden tour with horticulturist Tom Heyer will be held at 1 p.m. Saturday, June 15, through the private gardens at Garden of Eder Nursery, 5300 Highway K.
    June 11, 2013 - The Journal Times
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    STILLWATER — With summer knocking on the door, Oklahoma gardeners may soon be dealing with more than increasing water bills. As the weather turns hot and dry, spider mites can become real pests, said David Hillock, Oklahoma State University Cooperative Extension consumer horticulturist.
    June 11, 2013 - The Ponca City News
  • READER SUBMITTED: Rose Walk And Tea
    Connecticut Landmarks' Bellamy-Ferriday House and Garden presents a Rose Walk and Tea on Sunday, June 16, from 2 to 3:30 p.m. Learn the history, care and culture of 40 plus varieties of roses in the Ferriday Garden Collection with Site Horticulturist, George McCleary, followed by rose tea and biscuits in the historic garden. Bring your children ages five and up for a related program to learn ...
    June 9, 2013 - FOX CT Hartford
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  • KR Narayanan in Hindu
    Once when he was explaining the history of a plant to a foreign dignitary, Mr. Narayanan commented: "Gopi you should better become a horticulturist!"

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