Horticultural Societies. Emily Becky Chelsea. What is horticulture?. Horticulture is the domestication of plants Domestication is the “taming” of plants and animals in order to control their availability for human use. Important Definitions.
Horticulture has dramatically effected the amount of land used. Instead of travelling over massive amounts of land searching for whatever food grows in that region, people are able have concentrated areas of a desirable plant. This allows for the farmers to be in control of the produce/plants. As an end result enough food is able to be produced to support a greater number of people on a much smaller area of land.