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.
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
A career in the landscape sector offers the chance to work on diverse projects while building a wide portfolio of skills, Rachel Anderson finds.
Anders Plus London (Greater)
Bedding Department Head
Squires Garden Centre Hersham KT12 4AR
Plant Area Manager
Squires Garden Centre Stanmore HA7 3JF
Uppingham School Uppingham, Oakham
Surveyor/Technician - M298
Horticruitment High Wycombe (home based)
- Antalya, Turkey
- Writtle College, Lordship Road, Chelmsford, Essex, CM1 3RR
- NIAB Park Farm Villa Road Histon Cambridge, CAM CB24 9NZ United Kingdom