market gardening
noun see market garden

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Market gardening — Market garden redirects here. For the World War II operation, see Operation Market Garden. In agriculture, market gardening is the relatively small scale production of fruits, vegetables and flowers as cash crops, frequently sold directly to… …   Wikipedia

  • Market gardening — Market Mar ket, n. [Akin to D. markt, OHG. mark[=a]t, merk[=a]t, G. markt; all fr.L. mercatus trade, market place, fr. mercari, p. p. mercatus, to trade, traffic, merx, mercis, ware, merchandise, prob. akin to merere to deserve, gain, acquire: cf …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • market gardening — noun the growing of vegetables or flowers for market • Hypernyms: ↑gardening, ↑horticulture * * * noun : gardening for market especially with the use of a relatively extensive area * * * market gardening, the business of operating a market… …   Useful english dictionary

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  • market gardening — noun The relatively small scale growing of vegetables for market. Syn: truck farming …   Wiktionary

  • market gardening —   highly intensive (in capital terms) farming of flowers, fruit and very perishable vegetables on a commercial basis. Usually located close to urban areas as an immediate market, but large enterprises may also distribute at national and regional… …   Geography glossary

  • market gardening — See marketgardener. * * * …   Universalium

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  • Gardening — is the practice of growing plants for their attractive flowers or foliage, and vegetables or fruits for consumption. Gardening is a human activity used to produce edible foods and use plants to beautify their local environmental conditions. Its… …   Wikipedia

  • Market — Mar ket, n. [Akin to D. markt, OHG. mark[=a]t, merk[=a]t, G. markt; all fr.L. mercatus trade, market place, fr. mercari, p. p. mercatus, to trade, traffic, merx, mercis, ware, merchandise, prob. akin to merere to deserve, gain, acquire: cf. F.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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