Definition of Market gardening

1. Noun. The growing of vegetables or flowers for market.

Generic synonyms: Gardening, Horticulture

Definition of Market gardening

1. Noun. (British) The relatively small-scale growing of vegetables for market. ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Market Gardening

market analyst
market anarchy
market basket
market bell
market capitalisation
market capitalization
market capitalizations
market cross
market day
market discipline
market economy
market forces
market foreclosure
market foreclosures
market garden
market gardening (current term)
market gardens
market jitters
market keeper
market letter
market maker
market opening
market order
market orders
market penetration
market price
market prices
market research
market risk
market share

Literary usage of Market gardening

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Cyclopedia of American Horticulture: Comprising Suggestions for Cultivation by Liberty Hyde Bailey, Wilhelm Miller (1902)
"In market-gardening emphasis is usually placed on a few crops, whereas in home - gardening it is placed on a great variety of crops. ..."

2. The Standard Cyclopedia of Horticulture: A Discussion for the Amateur, and by Liberty Hyde Bailey (1917)
"IV, the article Market-Gardening), of which the purpose is to make money from the ... Market-gardening proper involves intensive methods of culture, ..."

3. Transactions by Massachusetts Horticultural Society (1902)
"The advancement and development of market gardening in the past twenty-five ... Books on market gardening written and published at the beginning of the past ..."

4. Green Light!: Men of the 81st Troop Carrier Squadron Tell Their Story by Martin Wolfe (1989)
"MARKET-GARDENING "Airborne Carpet" or "Hell's Highway"? Three names Like most Americans, we of the 81st Troop Carrier Squadron Association are not good at ..."

5. Report of the Secretary for Agriculture by United States Dept. of Agriculture (1866)
"... only with "the sweat of his brow," but with the best use of his brains, if he would attain the greatest success in his vocation. market gardening IN THE ..."

6. Vocations for the Trained Woman: Opportunities Other Than Teaching by Perkins, Agnes Frances, 1875- (1910)
"... Market-gardening is the business which has for its object the production of vegetables and small fruits for a near-by market. ..."

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