The definition of horticulture is the art or practice of gardening and cultivating plants and trees.
When you grow lilac bushes and orchids, this is an example of horticulture.
the art or science of growing flowers, fruits, vegetables, and shrubs, esp. in gardens or orchards
Origin of horticulture; from Classical Latin hortus, a garden (; from Indo-European base an unverified form ?her-, to enclose from source Classical Greek chortos, farmyard, Welsh garth, fold) + cultura: see culture
- The science or art of cultivating fruits, vegetables, flowers, or ornamental plants.
- The cultivation of a garden.
Origin of horticultureLatin hortus, garden; see gher-1 in Indo-European roots + (agri)culture.