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Information and resources to help you start or develop your career in horticulture, including qualifications and courses for work in plant production, professional gardening, landscape design & construction, arboriculture, greenkeeping, groundsmanship and garden retailing.  Information on this page is compiled in association with Grow.

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Education Apprenticeships - Tailor-made training

Education Apprenticeships - Tailor-made training

Horticultural colleges are partnering with employers to create special apprenticeships that meet the companies' needs, Jack Shamash reports.

Horticulture courses fine-tuned

Horticulture courses fine-tuned

College courses are changing and apprenticeships are thriving but higher fees now mean students are less inclined to enter higher education, Jack Shamash finds.

Apprenticeships - Trailblazer progress

Apprenticeships - Trailblazer progress

Consultation on the trailblazers programme has seen broad acceptance of the new apprenticeship scheme from the horticulture industry, Jack Shamash writes.

Careers In Horticulture - Growing opportunities

Careers In Horticulture - Growing opportunities

A fresh focus on the need to feed the population sustainably, and higher-profile TV coverage, mean more opportunities are emerging in this fast-paced sector across a variety of roles, Rachel Anderson discovers.

Careers In Horticulture - Managing green places

Careers In Horticulture - Managing green places

Careers in the amenity horticulture sector offer numerous options for enthusiastic people who are keen to learn new skills, says Jez Abbott.

Careers In Horticulture - Building landscapes

Careers In Horticulture - Building landscapes

Anyone who wants to embark on a career in the landscaping sector may find it difficult to know where to start, but help is at hand from training providers at horticultural colleges, Rachel Anderson explains.

Careers in Horticulture - Grow a retail career

Careers in Horticulture - Grow a retail career

The wide variety of career options in the garden retail sector means there are multiple routes into the industry but making a positive impression is key to being successful, Rachel Anderson finds.

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