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HORTICULTURE (Lat. hortus, a garden)

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Originally appearing in Volume V13, Page 741 of the 1911 Encyclopedia Britannica.
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HORTICULTURE (Lat. hortus, a garden), the art and science of the cultivation of garden plants, whether for utilitarian or for decorative purposes. The subject naturally divides itself into two sections, which we here propose to treat separately, commencing with the science, and passing on to the practice of the cultivation of flowers, fruits and vegetables as applicable to the home garden. The point of view taken is necessarily, as a rule, that of a British gardener.
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