Horticulture Lesson for Kids: Definition & Facts


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The word 'horticulture' comes from the Latin word hortus. What does 'hortus' mean?

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1. Plants that are grown just for decoration are called _____.

2. When horticulturists attach a stem of one plant onto the stem of another plant, it's called _____.

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz and worksheet combo will cover horticulture. See what you know about certain topics like the meaning of the word 'hortus' and a type of plant that's grown for decoration.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

You'll be quizzed on the following points:

  • The attachment of one plant's stem to another
  • Type of plant that grows each year without being replanted
  • Amount of U.S. households that grow their own food

Skills Practiced

  • Reading awareness - make sure you know the most important information from the lesson on horticulture
  • Remembering details - remember what you've learned about the term 'hortus' and what it means
  • Learning practice - use what you know to answer questions about the process of attaching a plant's stem to another one and the term for a plant that grows without being replanted each year

Additional Learning

The lesson named Horticulture Lesson for Kids: Definition & Facts will help you learn more about this subject. This lesson focuses on the following study topics:

  • Definition of a horticulturist
  • Things that they study
  • Classes horticulturists take in order to improve their skills
  • Interesting facts about horticulturists