market gardening

market garden

noun
1.
a garden or farm for growing vegetables to be shipped especially to local or nearby markets. Compare truck farm.
2.
British, truck farm.
3.
(initial capital letters) Military. the Allied code name for the unsuccessful invasion of Holland by British and American airborne and infantry forces on September 17, 1944.

Origin:
1805–15

market gardener, noun
market gardening, noun
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market garden
 
n
chiefly (Brit) an establishment where fruit and vegetables are grown for sale
 
market gardener
 
n

market gardening
 
n
chiefly (Brit) truck farming, Also called (in the US and Canada): trucking the business of growing fruit and vegetables on a commercial scale

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