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Princeton's WordNet

  1. gardening, horticulturenoun

    the cultivation of plants

Wiktionary

  1. gardeningnoun

    horticulture

  2. gardeningnoun

    the process or action of cultivating of the soil particularly in a garden; the care of a garden.

    His hobby was gardening.

  3. gardeningadjective

    describes items or actions connected with the garden.

    He had just entered the house and was wearing his gardening clothes.

  4. Etymology: garden + -ing

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Gardeningnoun

    The act of cultivating or planning gardens.

    Etymology: from garden.

    My compositions in gardening are after the Pindarick manner, and run into the beautiful wildness of nature, without affecting the nicer elegancies of art. Spectator, №. 477.

Wikipedia

  1. Gardening

    Gardening is the practice of growing and cultivating plants as part of horticulture. In gardens, ornamental plants are often grown for their flowers, foliage, or overall appearance; useful plants, such as root vegetables, leaf vegetables, fruits, and herbs, are grown for consumption, for use as dyes, or for medicinal or cosmetic use. Gardening ranges in scale from fruit orchards, to long boulevard plantings with one or more different types of shrubs, trees, and herbaceous plants, to residential back gardens including lawns and foundation plantings, all the way to container gardens grown inside or outside. Gardening may be very specialized, with only one type of plant grown, or involve a variety of plants in mixed plantings. It involves an active participation in the growing of plants, and tends to be labor-intensive, which differentiates it from farming or forestry.

ChatGPT

  1. gardening

    Gardening refers to the practice of cultivating and tending to plants, primarily in outdoor areas such as gardens, yards, or open spaces. It involves various activities such as sowing seeds, planting, watering, weeding, and nurturing plants to promote their growth and maintenance. Gardening can be done for various purposes, including aesthetic pleasure, growing flowers, fruits, vegetables, or herbs for personal consumption, and creating a peaceful and serene environment. It often involves a combination of skills, knowledge of plants, and the utilization of gardening tools and techniques to create and maintain visually appealing and productive outdoor spaces.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Gardening

    of Garden

  2. Gardeningnoun

    the art of occupation of laying out and cultivating gardens; horticulture

Wikidata

  1. Gardening

    Gardening is the practice of growing and cultivating plants as part of horticulture. In gardens, ornamental plants are often grown for their flowers, foliage, or overall appearance; useful plants, such as root vegetables, leaf vegetables, fruits, and herbs, are grown for consumption, for use as dyes, or for medicinal or cosmetic use. A gardener is someone who practices gardening, either professionally or as a hobby. Gardening is considered to be a relaxing activity for many people. Gardening ranges in scale from fruit orchards, to long boulevard plantings with one or more different types of shrubs, trees and herbaceous plants, to residential yards including lawns and foundation plantings, to plants in large or small containers grown inside or outside. Gardening may be very specialized, with only one type of plant grown, or involve a large number of different plants in mixed plantings. It involves an active participation in the growing of plants, and tends to be labor intensive, which differentiates it from farming or forestry.

U.S. National Library of Medicine

  1. Gardening

    Cultivation of PLANTS; (FRUIT; VEGETABLES; MEDICINAL HERBS) on small plots of ground or in containers.

Editors Contribution

  1. gardening

    The act and process of growing plants, seeds, shrubs and trees in a garden.

    Gardening is such a pleasure for many people.


    Submitted by MaryC on March 16, 2020  

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  2. deranging

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of gardening in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of gardening in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

Examples of gardening in a Sentence

  1. Rishi Mandal:

    Our clients at Future have already been asking their coaches to add gardening and landscaping activities into their routines.

  2. Charlie Hall:

    Your cortisol levels go down dramatically when you're in the midst of gardening, and cortisol is the stress hormone in your body, so you're less stressed.

  3. Marlene Iglitzen:

    I bought it five days after it was listed, it was everything I wanted in a home: enormous windows in all directions, large scaled rooms and an outside deck outside the kitchen for gardening and grilling. I can see the trees turning each season. It’s a private home within a mansion.

  4. Judy Pa:

    As we have arguably few-to-no effective treatments for Alzheimer's disease, prevention is crucial. An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of treatment, to know that people could potentially improve their cognitive reserve by taking simple steps such as going to classes at the community center, playing bingo with their friends or spending more time walking or gardening is very exciting.

  5. Nathan Phillips:

    People don’t realize that gardening or remodeling can cause a leak, and even the experts don’t always know where the pipelines are located.

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