garden truck

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n garden truck fresh fruits and vegetable grown for the market
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Garden truck vegetables raised for the market.
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Usage

In literature:

Out back was a stable and goosb'ry bushes and a truck garden.
"Shorty McCabe" by Sewell Ford
Mike peddles garden truck in the city, 'most every day.
"At the Little Brown House" by Ruth Alberta Brown
The gardener slammed the door of the senescent truck with vehement lack of affection.
"Greener Than You Think" by Ward Moore
It's just as well I didn't try to rush the season by getting too much of my truck-garden planted.
"The Prairie Mother" by Arthur Stringer
Forty acres devoted to truck farming or market gardening may be sufficient.
"The Young Farmer: Some Things He Should Know" by Thomas Forsyth Hunt
But I've eaten some pretty good garden truck they've raised.
"That Girl Montana" by Marah Ellis Ryan
They started with a light truck for Covent-garden at four in the morning, and would have from 4s.
"Gipsy Life being an account of our Gipsies and their children" by George Smith
My folks could remember him when he hawked garden-trucks to back doors in the city.
"The Side Of The Angels" by Basil King
A fine drive through a level farming and truck-gardening country; warm, but breezy.
"Whitman" by John Burroughs
I'd raise garden truck, cabbages, and such, and I'd take piano lessons.
"Calumet 'K'" by Samuel Merwin
Instead, they were on the way to market with garden-truck, pigs, and calves.
"With the French in France and Salonika" by Richard Harding Davis
The woodchuck can get no fatter than that on garden truck, but he likes it better.
"Old Plymouth Trails" by Winthrop Packard
Only cottages lie there, with an occasional haystack belongin' to some garden-truck raiser.
"Jack Winters' Baseball Team" by Mark Overton
I grow garden-truck among my trees until seven years old; after that nothing.
"The Apple" by Various
I hadn't seen a truck garden or food store anywhere in this city.
"The Old Die Rich" by Horace Leonard Gold
The clusters of cherries, the yellow June apples, and the welcome "garden truck" were temptations not to be wholly resisted.
"Kentucky in American Letters, v. 2 of 2" by John Wilson Townsend
The city is in a rich farming, truck-gardening and lumbering country.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 13, Slice 1" by Various
In the summer he sold the vegetables he grew in the tiny truck garden behind his house.
"The Scarecrow and Other Stories" by G. Ranger Wormser
Emerson, the truck-gardener, was under examination and faring badly.
"Atlantic Narratives" by Mary Antin
Every morning she used to sit at the market-place and sell garden truck.
"The Girl From the Marsh Croft" by Selma Lagerlöf
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In news:

A Gardens Towing and Transport worker prepares to remove a white Nissan that was hit by a semi truck at the corner of Military Trail and Beeline Highway/ MLK Boulevard Monday morning.
Are you ready to get your cupcake truck on the road or to put up pickles from your over-productive garden.
Garden City Funeral Home says the 60-year-old Missoula man was run over by a delivery truck on the University of Montana campus in Missoula.
Gardeners can pay $60 to fill the bed of a pickup truck with zoo doo.
Capacity, tows behind tractors and UTVs with a lawn and garden hitch, eliminating the need to mount a large spreader in the truck bed.
VIENNA— An early seasonal delivery went badly wrong in Austria when a truck was involved in a crash and dumped 14 tons of Christmas trees in a resident's garden.
An early seasonal delivery went badly wrong in Austria when a truck was involved in a crash and dumped 14 tons of Christmas trees in a resident's garden.
VIENNA (AP) — An early seasonal delivery went badly wrong in Austria when a truck was involved in a crash and dumped 14 tons of Christmas trees in a resident's garden.
GREENSBORO — After the smashing success of The Spring Garden Food Truck Festival in Greensboro, the city has enacted a pilot program to test the viability of allowing food trucks downtown.
A Lisburn company has delivered 10 forklift trucks to a garden supply firm in a deal worth £450,000.
Justin Grimm lugged the arcade game Dragon's Treasure from Rainbow Gardens out to his Dodge truck in the parking lot.
Hickey 's early years were spent on his family's dairy and truck garden farm near Barton, N.Y. His education began in a one-room schoolhouse.
Garden partner turns truck into greenhouse.
"Mustard Seed 's wishlist runs the gamut from another delivery truck to gardening supplies for their new "bucket garden," to more donated toiletries.
Master Gardener Carl Wayne Hardeman, loads huge heads of lettuce from his Victory Garden at Collierville Christian Church into his truck to deliver to local food pantries.
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