What is Horticulture?

~ Horticulture is the agriculture of plants

mainly for food, materials, comfort and beauty, for decoration


~Horticulturists apply knowledge, skills, and technologies

to grow intensively produced plants for human food and non-food uses and for personal or social needs






~Horticulture is divided into the cultivation of plants

for food (pomology and olericulture) and plants for ornament (floriculture and landscape horticulture)

~ Horticulture is an application science – the science developed by horticulturists is applied to plant production, improvement, marketing and the enhancement of Earth’s human

and animal life.




Northeast Horticulture Therapy Network


Design and Horticulture Workshops

The Garden Club Federation of Massachusetts offers great workshops on DESIGN.  Due to Covid 19, current offerings are cancelled.  Check in occasionally to see what the status is.

Social and Therapeutic Horticulture


Social and Therapeutic Horticulture is about supporting and developing people to improve their mental and physical health through gardening.

Nauset Garden Club offers Garden Therapy spending gardening time with the residents of the Latham Center in Brewster.

Some Member's

Designs and Displays