grower's year

grower's year

[′grō·ərz ¦yir]
(climatology)
In Great Britain, the 12-month period starting November 6, and referring to the cycle of seasonal change of weather.
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The chrysanthemum grower's year starts just after Christmas, when the plants can be potted up and hopefully give some championship blooms for this year's show.
Dr David Hessayon, whose New Rose Expert is essential for growers of Britain's favourite garden plant, describes October as the start of the rose grower's year.