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1 Fields of Horticulture Pomology - science and practice of fruit culturePomology - science and practice of fruit culture - Viticulture - science and practice of grape culture - Enology - science & art of wine making

2 UVM Horticulture Research Center

3 Created in 1886 by William Seward and Lila Vanderbilt Webb as a model agricultural estate. It was founded as an educational nonprofit in Shelburne farms

4 Snow Farms in Grand Isle

5 Joe Ibrahim - WA

6 Fields of Horticulture Olericulture - science and practice of growing vegetablesOlericulture - science and practice of growing vegetables

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8 World record pumpkin grown in New Hampshire, 2003

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10 How many of you are: Vegetarian (but will eat eggs and fish)?Vegetarian (but will eat eggs and fish)? Vegan (no meat)Vegan (no meat)

11 Fields of Horticulture Ornamental Horticulture - cultivation of plants for aestheticsOrnamental Horticulture - cultivation of plants for aesthetics - Arboriculture - science & art of growing & caring for ornamental trees & caring for ornamental trees - Floriculture - science & art of cultivating & arranging ornamental flowering plants

12 Fields of Horticulture Landscape Horticulture - professional design, selection & installation of landscape plantsLandscape Horticulture - professional design, selection & installation of landscape plants NOTE: A landscape architect is often trained in design and development of hardscape and not in plant materials. Be sure to ask what their training is!NOTE: A landscape architect is often trained in design and development of hardscape and not in plant materials. Be sure to ask what their training is! Also: Anyone can be a landscape designer. They are not accredited...Also: Anyone can be a landscape designer. They are not accredited...

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14 Fields of Horticulture Horticulture Therapy - using plants as therapy for disabled/challenged patients for motor skill development & stress/anger reductionHorticulture Therapy - using plants as therapy for disabled/challenged patients for motor skill development & stress/anger reduction American Horticulture Therapy Association

15 Fields of Horticulture Interiorscaping - design, installation & maintenance of plants indoorsInteriorscaping - design, installation & maintenance of plants indoors

16 Fields of Horticulture Horticulture FruitCultureVegetableCulture OrnamentalHorticultureLandscapeArchitecture Environment Food

17 $ Economics of Horticulture $ A well-landscaped home increases the value of the property up to 20% (eye appeal)A well-landscaped home increases the value of the property up to 20% (eye appeal)

18 $ Economics of Horticulture $ Landscape trees & shrubs increase in value as they matureLandscape trees & shrubs increase in value as they mature

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24 Americans spent $14.6 billion on professional home landscaping services in 1997Americans spent $14.6 billion on professional home landscaping services in million households have a professional service22 million households have a professional service Average household spends $650/yearAverage household spends $650/year

25 $ Economics of Horticulture $ A survey by the National Gardening Association and Gallup Polls in 1998 found that 69 million U.S. households spent $30.1 billion at retail lawn and garden outletsA survey by the National Gardening Association and Gallup Polls in 1998 found that 69 million U.S. households spent $30.1 billion at retail lawn and garden outlets Home gardening is the #1 American pastime/hobbyHome gardening is the #1 American pastime/hobby

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