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The Horticulture Industry

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Breanna Coursey

on 9 February 2016

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The Horticulture Industry
Horticulture is....
1. Ornamental Horticulture

2. Olericulture

3. Pomology
3 Areas of Horticulture
The Cultivation of plants for food, comfort, and beauty.
The Latin meaning of hort is "garden", and culture is "to grow"
It's a broad and diverse science that's divided into 3 categories...
2. Olericulture
3. Pomology
Ornamental Horticulture
The growing and using of plants for their beauty.
Divided into two areas...
Landscape Horticulture
The production, transportation, and use of flowers and foliage plants.
Cut flowers, flowering potted plants, foliage plants, and bedding plants are produced by greenhouse growers
What is a foliage plant?
Plants grown mostly for their beautiful colored leaves and stems.
Offices and businesses uses these plants to create an attractive interior environment..
What's the difference between cut flowers and a flowering potted plant?
Flowering potted plants
are sold in the containers in which they grow and are used to plant in yards or as decorations in the home.
Landscape Horticulture
It is producing and using plants to make outdoor environments more appealing.

Shrubs and ornamental trees are grown in nurseries before being transplanted.

A landscaper designs, plans, installs plants, and maintains plants in the outdoor environment.
The growing, harvesting, storing, processing, and marketing of vegetables.
The growing, harvesting, storing, processing, and marketing of fruits and nuts.
Cut flowers
are sold to florists who arrange them into beautiful bouquets and sell them to the public.
For each highlighted number tell me if it should be more of less...
200 million
roses are estimated to be grown for Valentine's Day.
of men buy flowers for Valentine's Day.
of people buy red roses for Valentine's Day.
of women send themselves flowers on Valentine's Day.
5. The average consumer spends
on Valentine's Day.
of women would end their relationship if they didn't get something for Valentine's Day.
5 million
people expect or are planning a marriage proposal on Valentine's Day.
8. There are approximately
130 million
cards exchanged on Valentine's Day.
9. There is
$20 billion
total dollars spent for Valentine's Day worldwide.
50 million
pounds of chocolate will be purchased during the week on Valentine's Day.
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