Definition of Truck garden

1. Noun. A farm where vegetables are grown for market.

Exact synonyms: Truck Farm
Generic synonyms: Farm

Definition of Truck garden

1. Noun. A market garden, a farm raising produce meant to be sold locally. ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Truck Garden

truck bed
truck dealer
truck driver
truck farm
truck farming
truck garden (current term)
truck gardens
truck in
truck out
truck stop
truck traffic
trucker's hitch
trucker's hitches

Literary usage of Truck garden

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1. Annual Report by Ohio State Board of Agriculture (1896)
"The truck garden should be near the house; do not put it off in some odd corner, where it will be as much trouble for the women to get the vegetables from ..."

2. The Alexander-Dewey Arithmetic by Georgia Alexander (1921)
"XII — The truck garden—Written. 1. The house and garden together occupied 2 ... How many square rods in the truck garden? 2. Mr. Henderson planted white ..."

3. Recreation for Teachers: Or, The Teacher's Leisure Time by Henry Stoddard Curtis (1918)
"This might be also a city truck garden, and as such be used in place of a ... Such a truck garden of ample size would be the best possible safeguard against ..."

4. Practical Landscape Gardening: The Importance of Careful Planning, Locating by Robert B. Cridland (1920)
"Although the truck garden is a strictly utilitarian feature, it is quite practical and not an extravagance to provide space for a small flower garden ..."

5. Negro Education: A Study of the Private and Higher Schools for Colored by United States Office of Education, Thomas Jesse Jones, Phelps-Stokes Fund (1917)
"The receipts from the truck garden amounted to $32. ... The school site comprises 20 acres of city land, which is used for campus and truck garden. ..."

6. The Technical World Magazine (1912)
"A truck garden grown in connection with the greenhouse work was also ... truck garden, SHOWING POSTS AND WIRING. WHF.RK ELECTRICITY INCREASED THE YIELD. ..."

7. In Arctic Seas: The Voyage of the "Kite" with the Peary Expedition, Together by Robert Neff Keely, Gwilym George Davis (1893)
"Eighteen years ago, when the municipal authorities purchased the ground as a public breathing place, the site was partly an old truck garden and partly a ..."

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