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market-gardening

Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun The occupation of raising vegetables for sale, particularly when conducted on such a scale as to constitute a business; truck-gardening.

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Examples

  • And in market-gardening country, from Bromsgrove to the Vale of Evesham, the fields are a colourful sight, as workers from all over the world pick fruit and veg.

    Pointy Heads

  • And in market-gardening country, from Bromsgrove to the Vale of Evesham, the fields are a colourful sight, as workers from all over the world pick fruit and veg.

    July 10, 2005

  • And in market-gardening country, from Bromsgrove to the Vale of Evesham, the fields are a colourful sight, as workers from all over the world pick fruit and veg.

    Archive 2005-07-10

  • Agriculture and market-gardening, vine-growing and wine-making, the deep-sea fisheries and all the other comparatively neglected opportunities, only await their expansion into vast sources of wealth.

    The Art of Living in Australia

  • “My brother has asked,” said Helena, gazing now at her foodbowl with a subdued expression that suggested to me she was on the verge of laughing, “whether you — with your market-gardening family background and your well-known horticultural expertise — could possibly send him a description of what he is looking for?”

    Two For The Lions

  • In fact, the Dangris, like the other market-gardening castes, are badly off, possibly on account of their common habit of marrying

    The Tribes and Castes of the Central Provinces of India Volume II

  • Agriculture and market-gardening, vine-growing and wine-making, the deep-sea fisheries and all the other comparatively neglected opportunities, only await their expansion into vast sources of wealth.

    The Art of Living in Australia ; together with three hundred Australian cookery recipes and accessory kitchen information by Mrs. H. Wicken

  • But, as this difficulty presented itself in the initial stage, he threw up incontinently his market-gardening; and, since he was in urgent want of cash, he bethought himself that, lying by him, he had a collection of Napoleon's sayings, which he had been making for the past seven years, cutting them out of books that dealt with the Emperor's life.

    Balzac

  • In some parts of the country market-gardening and fruit-growing are the chief industries of the people.

    The Bird Study Book

  • The close personal supervision which is requisite perhaps also renders it especially difficult to carry on the business of market-gardening on a large scale.

    The Tribes and Castes of the Central Provinces of India Volume II

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