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Princeton's WordNet

  1. gardening, horticulture(noun)

    the cultivation of plants


  1. gardening(Noun)


    Etymology: garden + -ing

  2. gardening(Noun)

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

    His hobby was gardening.

    Etymology: garden + -ing

  3. gardening(Adjective)

    describes items or actions connected with the garden.

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

    Etymology: garden + -ing

Webster Dictionary

  1. Gardening

    of Garden

  2. Gardening(noun)

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


  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  

Anagrams for gardening »

  1. deranging

  2. dangering

  3. gandering

How to pronounce gardening?

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How to say gardening in sign language?

  1. gardening


  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. Jaime Calder:

    It's supplementary gardening, there's no way this would sustain a family of five. But we're amping it up, so we can try and avoid the store a little more in the coming months.

  2. Luca Gamberini:

    Three years ago, my dad thought ‘how can I make scuba divers have an interesting [job]’ … he put together two of his passions, scuba diving and gardening.

  3. Michelle Kondo:

    One thing we do know : In areas where neighbors are coming together to do gardening, there is less gun violence -- as opposed to hiring contractors to come in and do the work. There's more social cohesion, and people activate [ public ] spaces, there's also the broken windows theory -- when Michelle Kondo see a space that's uncared for.

  4. Neal Kleiman:

    The last few years, Mark's pride and joy was Mark Hausknecht gardening and growing Mark Hausknecht own food.

  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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