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gardenergar‧den‧er /ˈɡɑːdnə $ ˈɡɑːrdnər/ ●●○ noun [countable]  1 BOsomeone whose job is to work in gardens2 DLGsomeone who enjoys growing flowers and plants Mom has always been a good gardener.
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gardenerSome shade trees provide their own winter show, and gardeners should count themselves lucky to have them.Commercial interests like Time-Life and Burpee have established free sites aimed at gardeners.But, as every good gardener knows, healthy plant growth depends very much on the fertility and structure of the soil.It's another relic, still in use, from the head gardener Charles Beckett's days.As an innkeeper and market gardener near Sinope, Phocas would give his excess crops to the poor.Some gardeners control black rot with sulfur sprays.On the Move While we are still all romantics at heart we gardeners are also practical.
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