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    Top 70 Horticulture and Floriculture Scholarships in June 2024

    Written by Will Geiger

    Will Geiger is the co-founder of Scholarships360 and has a decade of experience in college admissions and financial aid. He is a former Senior Assistant Director of Admissions at Kenyon College where he personally reviewed 10,000 admissions applications and essays. Will also managed the Kenyon College merit scholarship program and served on the financial aid appeals committee. He has also worked as an Associate Director of College Counseling at a high school in New Haven, Connecticut. Will earned his master’s in education from the University of Pennsylvania and received his undergraduate degree in history from Wake Forest University.

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    Gabriel Jimenez-Ekman is a content editor and writer at Scholarships360. He has managed communications and written content for a diverse array of organizations, including a farmer’s market, a concert venue, a student farm, an environmental NGO, and a PR agency. Gabriel graduated from Kenyon College with a degree in sociology.

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    Updated: June 1st, 2024

    Are you passionate about plants? If so, a major in horticulture or floriculture may be a good fit for you! With the demand for eco-friendly landscaping and sustainable agriculture practices increasing, there is a growing need for professionals who can help to design and maintain healthy and beautiful outdoor spaces.

    The good news is that there are also a number of scholarships available for students who are passionate about everything including plant biology, landscaping, and plant genetics. Keep on reading to learn more about the top scholarships in horticulture and floriculture that are available to students!

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    $10,000 “No Essay” Scholarship

    This scholarship has been verified by the scholarship providing organization.

    Offered by Scholarships360

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    1 award worth $10,000
    Deadline Jun 30, 2024
    Grade Level All Grade Levels

    Offered by Scholarships360

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    The Scholarships360 $10,000 “No Essay” Scholarship is open to all students who want some extra help paying for their education. Whether you are a high…Show More

    The Scholarships360 $10,000 “No Essay” Scholarship is open to all students who want some extra help paying for their education. Whether you are a high…Show More

    The Scholarships360 $10,000 “No Essay” Scholarship is open to all students who want some extra help paying for their education. Whether you are a high school student who hopes to go to college, a graduate student who’s in a master’s program, or an adult learner who wants to return to school, you are eligible for our no essay scholarship. This scholarship will be awarded to students who get the most out of Scholarships360 scholarships and content. You will be a strong applicant if you apply to scholarships with the Scholarships360 platform. Finalists for this scholarship will be interviewed about their process for funding their education.Show Less

    1 award worth $10,000
    Deadline Jun 30, 2024
    Grade Level All Grade Levels
    Apply

    $2,000 Sallie Mae Scholarship

    This scholarship has been verified by the scholarship providing organization.

    Offered by Sallie Mae

    Easy Application
    1 award worth $2,000
    Deadline Jun 30, 2024
    Grade Level HS Upperclassmen, College & Graduate Students

    Offered by Sallie Mae

    Easy Application

    Sallie Mae will award $2,000 each month to eligible entrants. No essay or account sign-ups, just a simple scholarship for those seeking help paying for…

    Sallie Mae will award $2,000 each month to eligible entrants. No essay or account sign-ups, just a simple scholarship for those seeking help paying for…

    Sallie Mae will award $2,000 each month to eligible entrants. No essay or account sign-ups, just a simple scholarship for those seeking help paying for school.

    1 award worth $2,000
    Deadline Jun 30, 2024
    Grade Level HS Upperclassmen, College & Graduate Students
    Apply

    Breakthrough Junior Challenge

    Offered by Breakthrough

    1 award worth $250,000
    Deadline Jun 25, 2024
    Grade Level High School Students

    Offered by Breakthrough

    Are you a middle or high school student with a passion for STEM? If so, consider applying for the Breakthrough Junior Challenge! Each year, the…Show More

    Are you a middle or high school student with a passion for STEM? If so, consider applying for the Breakthrough Junior Challenge! Each year, the…Show More

    Are you a middle or high school student with a passion for STEM? If so, consider applying for the Breakthrough Junior Challenge! Each year, the challenge awards $250,000 to a 13-18-year-old student who creatively and clearly explains a scientific or mathematical theory, concept, or principle in video form. The videos must be no longer than a minute and 30 seconds long and should be a dynamic visual medium, using diagrams, simulations, physical demonstrations, and more. The scholarship is funded by technology investors and science philanthropists Julia and Yuri Milner.  If you have a love for STEM, video making, and want to go to college debt-free, we encourage you to apply!Show Less

    1 award worth $250,000
    Deadline Jun 25, 2024
    Grade Level High School Students
    Get Started

    $40,000 Build a College List Scholarship

    This scholarship has been verified by the scholarship providing organization.

    Offered by The College Board

    Easy Application
    Multiple awards worth up to $40,000
    Deadline Jun 30, 2024
    Grade Level High School Junior

    Offered by The College Board

    Easy Application

    Create a college list with six schools you're considering - no minimum GPA or essay required!

    Create a college list with six schools you're considering - no minimum GPA or essay required!

    Create a college list with six schools you're considering - no minimum GPA or essay required!

    Multiple awards worth up to $40,000
    Deadline Jun 30, 2024
    Grade Level High School Junior
    Apply

    GeneTex Scholarship

    Offered by GeneTex

    Multiple awards worth $2,000
    Deadline Jul 12, 2024
    Grade Level College & Graduate Students

    Offered by GeneTex

    Are you a STEM major in college or university looking for help to pay off your degree? If so, consider applying for the GeneTex Scholarship!…Show More

    Are you a STEM major in college or university looking for help to pay off your degree? If so, consider applying for the GeneTex Scholarship!…Show More

    Are you a STEM major in college or university looking for help to pay off your degree? If so, consider applying for the GeneTex Scholarship! The scholarship is open to all STEM majors enrolled at an accredited postsecondary institution in good academic standing, including international students. Offered by GeneTex, the scholarship supports young scientists pursuing a postsecondary education to increase scientific advancement and future discoveries. GeneTex is a Texas-based life science, biotechnology company that develops and sells research reagents in the biomedical field. The GeneTex scholarship awards one student $2,000 biannually for use toward their education or other expenses. Typically, the deadlines for each year will fall in July and December or January of each year. If you are a STEM major looking for some help with tuition and fees, we encourage you to apply!Show Less

    Multiple awards worth $2,000
    Deadline Jul 12, 2024
    Grade Level College & Graduate Students
    Get Started

    $10,000 CollegeXpress Scholarship

    This scholarship has been verified by the scholarship providing organization.

    Offered by CollegeXpress

    Easy Application
    1 award worth $10,000
    Deadline May 1, 2025
    Grade Level High School Freshmen, Sophomores & Juniors

    Offered by CollegeXpress

    Easy Application

    Annual $10k scholarship from CollegeXpress open to all high school freshmen, sophomores, and juniors.

    Annual $10k scholarship from CollegeXpress open to all high school freshmen, sophomores, and juniors.

    Annual $10k scholarship from CollegeXpress open to all high school freshmen, sophomores, and juniors.

    1 award worth $10,000
    Deadline May 1, 2025
    Grade Level High School Freshmen, Sophomores & Juniors
    Apply

    Perfect Plants Scholarship

    Offered by Perfect Plants

    1 award worth $1,000
    Deadline Aug 20, 2024
    Grade Level College Students

    Offered by Perfect Plants

    The Perfect Plants Scholarship is open to incoming freshmen, sophomores, juniors, and seniors enrolled full- or part-time in a course of study at a community…Show More

    The Perfect Plants Scholarship is open to incoming freshmen, sophomores, juniors, and seniors enrolled full- or part-time in a course of study at a community…Show More

    The Perfect Plants Scholarship is open to incoming freshmen, sophomores, juniors, and seniors enrolled full- or part-time in a course of study at a community college or university leading to a career in the horticultural industry. To apply, interested students must submit a transcript, two letters of recommendation, and a 500 - 1,000 word essay describing how they developed an interest in horticulture and their experiences in the field, as well as how receiving the scholarship would benefit them. If you're an incoming or current college student with a passion for horticulture, we encourage you to apply! Keep on reading to learn more.Show Less

    1 award worth $1,000
    Deadline Aug 20, 2024
    Grade Level College Students
    Get Started

    Soil and Water Stewardship Scholarship

    Offered by Community Foundation of Northern Illinois

    Multiple awards worth Varies
    Deadline Rolling
    Grade Level High School Seniors & College Students

    Offered by Community Foundation of Northern Illinois

    The Soil and Water Stewardship Scholarship is open to Illinois high school seniors and current undergraduate students currently majoring in or planning to study a…Show More

    The Soil and Water Stewardship Scholarship is open to Illinois high school seniors and current undergraduate students currently majoring in or planning to study a…Show More

    The Soil and Water Stewardship Scholarship is open to Illinois high school seniors and current undergraduate students currently majoring in or planning to study a natural resource field such as fish or wildlife biology, conservation education, biology, ecology, forestry, hydrology, soils, and pollution control. To be considered, interested students must have a permanent address in Boone, Cook, Dekalb, DuPage, Kane, Lake, McHenry, Will, or Winnebago County, and submit a 2-page essay detailing their career goals and aspirations. If you're a current or incoming postsecondary student from one of the Illinois counties mentioned, we encourage you to apply! Keep on reading to learn more and continue pursuing your passion for the environment.Show Less

    Multiple awards worth Varies
    Deadline Rolling
    Grade Level High School Seniors & College Students
    Get Started

    Niche $10,000 “No Essay” Scholarship

    This scholarship has been verified by the scholarship providing organization.

    Offered by Niche

    Easy Application
    1 award worth $10,000
    Deadline Jul 31, 2024
    Grade Level All Grade Levels

    Offered by Niche

    Easy Application

    Easy scholarship open to all high school and college students, as well as anyone looking to attend college or graduate school in the next year!

    Easy scholarship open to all high school and college students, as well as anyone looking to attend college or graduate school in the next year!

    Easy scholarship open to all high school and college students, as well as anyone looking to attend college or graduate school in the next year!

    1 award worth $10,000
    Deadline Jul 31, 2024
    Grade Level All Grade Levels
    Apply

    SBB Research Group STEM Scholarship

    Offered by SBB Research Group

    1 award worth $2,500
    Deadline Rolling
    Grade Level College & Graduate Students

    Offered by SBB Research Group

    Are you a full-time student studying Science, Technology, Engineering, or Mathematics? The SBB Research Group STEM Scholarship could be a good fit for you! The…Show More

    Are you a full-time student studying Science, Technology, Engineering, or Mathematics? The SBB Research Group STEM Scholarship could be a good fit for you! The…Show More

    Are you a full-time student studying Science, Technology, Engineering, or Mathematics? The SBB Research Group STEM Scholarship could be a good fit for you! The scholarship is awarded monthly, with 12 winners being selected throughout the year. The best part about this scholarship is the work to reward ratio. By simply submitting a short 500-word essay, you could win $2,500 from the SBB Research Group. If you fit the scholarship criteria, we encourage you to submit your essay and apply today!Show Less

    1 award worth $2,500
    Deadline Rolling
    Grade Level College & Graduate Students
    Get Started

    Sidney B. Meadows Scholarship

    Offered by Southern Nursery Association

    Multiple awards worth $2,000
    Expected deadline June 2025
    Grade Level College Upperclassmen & Graduate Students

    Offered by Southern Nursery Association

    The Sidney B. Meadows Scholarship Endowment Fund is offered to students enrolled in an accredited undergraduate or graduate ornamental horticulture program or related discipline at…Show More

    The Sidney B. Meadows Scholarship Endowment Fund is offered to students enrolled in an accredited undergraduate or graduate ornamental horticulture program or related discipline at…Show More

    The Sidney B. Meadows Scholarship Endowment Fund is offered to students enrolled in an accredited undergraduate or graduate ornamental horticulture program or related discipline at a four-year institution, must be currently enrolled in good standing and must carry a full-time compliment of courses at time of application and during the semester the scholarship is granted. Also, student must be in a junior or senior standing at time of application in a four-year curriculum (having completed the first two years and at least two horticulture courses) or a graduate student standing in a horticultural masters or doctoral program. If this sounds like a good opportunity for you, we encourage you to apply! Keep on reading to learn more.Show Less

    Multiple awards worth $2,000
    Expected deadline June 2025
    Grade Level College Upperclassmen & Graduate Students
    Get Started

    $25k “Be Bold” No-Essay Scholarship

    This scholarship has been verified by the scholarship providing organization.

    Offered by Bold.org

    Easy Application
    1 award worth $25,000
    Deadline Jul 1, 2024
    Grade Level All Grade Levels

    Offered by Bold.org

    Easy Application

    Open to high school students, college students, community college students, and graduate students.

    Open to high school students, college students, community college students, and graduate students.

    Open to high school students, college students, community college students, and graduate students.

    1 award worth $25,000
    Deadline Jul 1, 2024
    Grade Level All Grade Levels
    Apply

    Virginia W. Smith Scholarship

    Offered by North Country Garden Club of Long Island, Inc.

    Multiple awards worth $2,500
    Expected deadline June 2025
    Grade Level High School Senior

    Offered by North Country Garden Club of Long Island, Inc.

    The Virginia W. Smith Scholarship is open to Long Island high school seniors embarking on studies at the collegiate level in horticulture, conservation, environmental, sustainability…Show More

    The Virginia W. Smith Scholarship is open to Long Island high school seniors embarking on studies at the collegiate level in horticulture, conservation, environmental, sustainability…Show More

    The Virginia W. Smith Scholarship is open to Long Island high school seniors embarking on studies at the collegiate level in horticulture, conservation, environmental, sustainability or green initiatives. It was established in 2004 in honor of Virginia W. Smith, a long-time member of the North Country Garden Club and passionate environmentalist. To continue her legacy, a $2,500 scholarship is awarded to college-bound, environment-minded high school seniors each year. If this sounds like you, we encourage you to apply! Keep on reading to learn more and keep on growing your green.Show Less

    Multiple awards worth $2,500
    Expected deadline June 2025
    Grade Level High School Senior
    Get Started

    Timothy S. and Palmer W. Bigelow, Jr. Scholarship

    Offered by Horticultural Research Institute

    1 award worth $3,000
    Expected deadline May 2025
    Grade Level College Sophomore, College Junior & Graduate Student

    Offered by Horticultural Research Institute

    Timothy S. and Palmer W. Bigelow, Jr. Scholarship applicants must be New England residents enrolled in an accredited undergraduate or graduate landscape/horticulture program or related…Show More

    Timothy S. and Palmer W. Bigelow, Jr. Scholarship applicants must be New England residents enrolled in an accredited undergraduate or graduate landscape/horticulture program or related…Show More

    Timothy S. and Palmer W. Bigelow, Jr. Scholarship applicants must be New England residents enrolled in an accredited undergraduate or graduate landscape/horticulture program or related discipline at a two- or four-year institution. Applicants must have a minimum grade point average of 2.25 based on a scale of 4.0, or 3.0 on a scale of 4.0 for a graduate student. Preference will be given to an applicant who plans to work in any aspect of the nursery industry following graduation, including the desire to own one's own business. Preference will also be given to applicants in financial need. Keep on reading to learn more about the scholarship!Show Less

    1 award worth $3,000
    Expected deadline May 2025
    Grade Level College Sophomore, College Junior & Graduate Student
    Get Started

    $1,000 Appily Easy College Money Scholarship

    This scholarship has been verified by the scholarship providing organization.

    Offered by Appily

    Easy Application
    Monthly awards worth $1,000
    Deadline Jun 30, 2024
    Grade Level HS Freshmen, Sophomores & Juniors, College Underclassmen

    Offered by Appily

    Easy Application

    This easy scholarship from Appily is open to U.S. high school students (Class of 2025, 2026, 2027) and college transfer students. One scholarship will be…Show More

    This easy scholarship from Appily is open to U.S. high school students (Class of 2025, 2026, 2027) and college transfer students. One scholarship will be…Show More

    This easy scholarship from Appily is open to U.S. high school students (Class of 2025, 2026, 2027) and college transfer students. One scholarship will be awarded each month.Show Less

    Monthly awards worth $1,000
    Deadline Jun 30, 2024
    Grade Level HS Freshmen, Sophomores & Juniors, College Underclassmen
    Apply

    Usrey Family Scholarship

    Offered by Horticultural Research Institute

    1 award worth $1,000
    Expected deadline May 2025
    Grade Level College & Graduate Students

    Offered by Horticultural Research Institute

    The Usrey Family Scholarship awards one scholarship to a student enrolled in an accredited undergraduate or graduate landscape horticulture program or related discipline at a…Show More

    The Usrey Family Scholarship awards one scholarship to a student enrolled in an accredited undergraduate or graduate landscape horticulture program or related discipline at a…Show More

    The Usrey Family Scholarship awards one scholarship to a student enrolled in an accredited undergraduate or graduate landscape horticulture program or related discipline at a two- or four-year public institution in California. Students in vocational agriculture programs will also be considered. Applicants must have a minimum grade point average overall of 2.25 based on a scale of 4.0, and a minimum GPA of 2.7 on a scale of 4.0 in their major. Preference will be given to applicants who plan to work within the industry (including nursery operation, landscape architecture/design/construction/maintenance, interiorscape, horticultural distribution, or retail garden center) following graduation. If you're attending school in California and have a passion for landscape horticulture, we encourage you to apply!Show Less

    1 award worth $1,000
    Expected deadline May 2025
    Grade Level College & Graduate Students
    Get Started

    Carville M. Akehurst Memorial Scholarship

    Offered by Horticultural Research Institute

    1 award worth $3,000
    Expected deadline May 2025
    Grade Level College Sophomores, Juniors, Seniors & Grad Students

    Offered by Horticultural Research Institute

    The Carville M. Akehurst Memorial Scholarship is awarded to qualified students to help ensure the continuity of the nursery and landscape profession. Applicants must have…Show More

    The Carville M. Akehurst Memorial Scholarship is awarded to qualified students to help ensure the continuity of the nursery and landscape profession. Applicants must have…Show More

    The Carville M. Akehurst Memorial Scholarship is awarded to qualified students to help ensure the continuity of the nursery and landscape profession. Applicants must have at least a junior standing in a four-year curriculum or senior standing in a two-year curriculum as of the fall semester of the scholarship application year and have a minimum grade point average overall of 2.7 based on a scale of 4.0, and a minimum GPA of 3.0 on a scale of 4.0 in their major. Preference will be given to applicants who plan to work within the industry (including nursery operation, landscape architecture/design/construction/maintenance, interiorscape, horticultural distribution, or retail garden center) following graduation. To apply, students must submit a personal essay, a resume, transcripts, and two letters of recommendation. Keep on reading for more details!Show Less

    1 award worth $3,000
    Expected deadline May 2025
    Grade Level College Sophomores, Juniors, Seniors & Grad Students
    Get Started

    $5,000 Christian Connector Scholarship

    This scholarship has been verified by the scholarship providing organization.

    Offered by Christian Connector

    Easy Application
    1 award worth $5,000
    Deadline May 31, 2025
    Grade Level High School Freshmen, Sophomores & Juniors

    Offered by Christian Connector

    Easy Application

    Students applying to the $5,000 Christian Connector Scholarship must be current high school students (Class of 2025, 2026, or 2027) interested in attending a Christian…

    Students applying to the $5,000 Christian Connector Scholarship must be current high school students (Class of 2025, 2026, or 2027) interested in attending a Christian…

    Students applying to the $5,000 Christian Connector Scholarship must be current high school students (Class of 2025, 2026, or 2027) interested in attending a Christian university or college.

    1 award worth $5,000
    Deadline May 31, 2025
    Grade Level High School Freshmen, Sophomores & Juniors
    Apply

    Spring Meadow Nursery Scholarship

    Offered by Horticultural Research Institute

    3 awards worth up to $4,000
    Expected deadline May 2025
    Grade Level College Sophomores, Juniors, Seniors & Grad Students

    Offered by Horticultural Research Institute

    The Spring Meadow Nursery Scholarship is open to students with an interest in woody plant production, woody plant propagation, woody plant breeding, horticultural sales, and…Show More

    The Spring Meadow Nursery Scholarship is open to students with an interest in woody plant production, woody plant propagation, woody plant breeding, horticultural sales, and…Show More

    The Spring Meadow Nursery Scholarship is open to students with an interest in woody plant production, woody plant propagation, woody plant breeding, horticultural sales, and marketing. Applicants must be enrolled in an accredited undergraduate or graduate program in landscape, horticulture, or a related discipline at a two or four-year institution. Undergraduate applicants must have at least a sophomore standing in a four-year curriculum or senior standing in a two-year curriculum as of the fall semester of the scholarship application year, and have a minimum grade point average overall of 2.25 based on a scale of 4.0, and a minimum GPA of 2.7 on a scale of 4.0 in their major. Graduate students of any year are eligible to apply. Applicants must submit a personal essay, a resume, transcripts, and two letters of recommendation. If this sounds like a good opportunity for you, we encourage you to apply! Keep on reading to learn more.Show Less

    3 awards worth up to $4,000
    Expected deadline May 2025
    Grade Level College Sophomores, Juniors, Seniors & Grad Students
    Get Started

    Mugget Scholarship

    Offered by Horticultural Research Institute

    1 award worth $1,500
    Expected deadline May 2025
    Grade Level College Sophomores, Juniors, Seniors & Grad Students

    Offered by Horticultural Research Institute

    Mugget Scholarship applicants must be enrolled in an accredited undergraduate or graduate program in landscape, horticulture or related discipline at a two or four-year institution.…Show More

    Mugget Scholarship applicants must be enrolled in an accredited undergraduate or graduate program in landscape, horticulture or related discipline at a two or four-year institution.…Show More

    Mugget Scholarship applicants must be enrolled in an accredited undergraduate or graduate program in landscape, horticulture or related discipline at a two or four-year institution. Students in vocational agriculture programs will also be considered. Applicants should have at least a sophomore standing in a four-year curriculum or senior standing in a two-year curriculum as of the fall semester of scholarship application year, if an undergraduate student (graduate students of any year are also eligible). Applicants should have a minimum grade point average overall of 2.25 based on a scale of 4.0, and a minimum GPA of 2.7 on a scale of 4.0 in their major. Preference will be given to applicants who plan to work within the industry (including nursery operation, landscape architecture/design/construction/maintenance, interiorscape, horticultural distribution, or retail garden center) following graduation. If this sounds like a good opportunity for you, we encourage you to apply! Keep on reading to learn more.Show Less

    1 award worth $1,500
    Expected deadline May 2025
    Grade Level College Sophomores, Juniors, Seniors & Grad Students
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    Resources for horticulture students

    American Floral Endowment

    This organization offers a variety of scholarships ranging from $500 to $5,000 for students pursuing careers in horticulture and floriculture. The AFE also offers students opportunities for internships so that they can get professional experience in the field!

    National Garden Clubs

    This National Garden Clubs offers several scholarships for students studying horticulture, as well as other resources and programming opportunities for students passionate about gardening!

    The Garden Club of America

    This organization offers several scholarships for students studying horticulture and related fields, including the Anne S. Chatham Fellowship in Medicinal Botany and the Garden Club of America Scholarship in Coastal Wetland Studies.

    The American Society for Horticultural Science

    This organization offers several scholarships for undergraduate and graduate students studying horticulture.

    How to win scholarships for horticulture or floriculture 

    If you’re passionate about horticulture or floriculture, your scholarship application should demonstrate your understanding and experience in the field. This will help you stand out from other applicants.

    Start by outlining your academic and extracurricular experiences in horticulture and/or floriculture. Some of questions that you can get started with are:

    • Have you taken courses in plant biology, propagation, or landscape design? 
    • Have you volunteered at a botanical garden or participated in a gardening club? 
    • What inspired your interest in plant biology or gardening?

    In your application, show how your experiences have prepared you to pursue a career in horticulture or floriculture. It’s always helpful to get specific–for instance maybe you have a particular interest in a niche like sustainable landscaping or plant genetics. 

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    Frequently asked questions

    What can you do with a degree in horticulture?

    Horticulture is a broad field that includes both plant science and agriculture, so graduate scan go into a variety of careers. A degree in horticulture may lead to opportunities including landscape design and maintenance, nursery and greenhouse management, horticultural therapy, research and development, education and extension, plant breeding, and agribusiness. 

    What is the difference between horticulture and floriculture?

    The big difference is that horticulture is a broader field and includes the study of all plants, including fruits, vegetables, trees, and flowers. On the other hand floriculture is specific to plants that flower (in other words, the study of flowers). 
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