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.
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.
Designs and Displays