17th century, from the Latin - word hortus ("garden") + culture (on the model of agriculture). Pronunciation
  • (RP) IPA: /ˈhɔː.tɪˌkʌl.tʃə(ɹ)/
  • (GA) IPA: /ˈhɔɹ.tɪˌkʌl.tʃɚ/

horticulture (uncountable)

  1. The art or science of cultivating gardens; gardening.
  2. Small-scale agriculture.
  • French: horticulture
  • German: Gartenkultur, Hortikultur
  • Italian: orticoltura
  • Portuguese: horticultura
  • Russian: садово́дство
  • Spanish: horticultura

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