market garden

noun

British
market gardener noun British
market gardening noun British

Examples of market garden in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The five plots in the market garden rotate to the right every year. oregonlive, 12 Aug. 2023 The eggs and meat come from the farm, and much of the fruit and vegetables come from their market garden. oregonlive, 12 Aug. 2023 For Abdallahi Sy, a 56-year-old farmer who works in the market gardens, environmental changes have reduced his already-meager income. Compiled By Democrat-Gazette Staff From Wire Reports, Arkansas Online, 7 July 2023 The terraces, which for generations served as the market garden of Jerusalem and Bethlehem, are irrigated by intricate aqueducts and channels that the village’s farmers share. Ilan Ben Zion, ajc, 21 June 2023 Cushions covered in 1950s fabrics enliven the ticking stripe-upholstered banquette in the dining room of the Southampton, New York, cottage of designer Jacqueline Coumans; the floral-print cotton on the walls is by Comoglio, and a glass-top table is surrounded by flea-market garden chairs. Kate McGregor, ELLE Decor, 17 Jan. 2023 The market garden is part of her audacious food sustainability project, Wilmar’s Gärten. Ann Abel, Forbes, 6 July 2022 At the market garden, five interns and a garden manager tend to beans, zucchini and carrots, which will stock hungry kids' backpacks and be given to a local nonprofit. Erin Adler, Star Tribune, 20 July 2021 Bilhartz said the McHaneys are simply looking to sell produce to make their market garden sustainable, unencumbered by overreaching government rules. San Antonio Express-News, 31 May 2018

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Word History

First Known Use

1727, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of market garden was in 1727

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“Market garden.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/market%20garden. Accessed 30 May. 2024.

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