Careers & Workplace
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.
A wide variety of options for training and finding work are available for people entering the horticulture profession from outside the sector, writes Jack Shamash.
Training for gardens staff can be arranged through colleges or by bringing in skilled artisans on-site, Alan Sargent explains.
Backers say new apprenticeships will make horticulture training easier and more relevant, Jack Shamash reports.
The green-space management sector offers a variety of different workplaces from historic gardens to professional football clubs, Rachel Anderson discovers
From operating hi-tech machinery to developing new varieties, production horticulture needs young people to drive the industry, writes Rachel Anderson.
Sound horticultural knowledge remains a key element of the skills required to be a success in the rapidly changing garden retail sector, Rachel Anderson reports
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Flowers Galore and More Ltd. London (Greater)
Horticultural Service Technician - Stevenage, Hertfordshire
De Lacy Executive Hertfordshire
National Trust Arlington Court, Nr Barnstaple, Devon EX31 4LP
Estimator - T577
Horticruitment West Devon
Estate Groundsman / Landscaper - EC1839
English Country Gardeners Reading, Berkshire
- Antalya, Turkey
- Chesford Grange, Warwickshire
- Writtle University College, Lordship Road, Chelmsford, Essex, CM1 3RR