culture of plants, mainly for food, materials, comfort and beauty

Horticulture is the practical botany of gardens. It includes both decorative and vegetable aspects of gardens. A horticulturist is a person who works and conducts research in the science and skill of growing flowers, fruits, vegetables or ornamental plants. Plant breeding is an important part of horticulture.

A garden show gives gardeners a chance to learn about the latest discoveries in horticulture.

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