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 career in the landscape sector offers the chance to work on diverse projects while building a wide portfolio of skills, Rachel Anderson finds.
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
Teamwork, public engagement and social media are among the modern skills needed by professional gardeners on top of core knowledge, says Jack Shamash.
Horticultural colleges are partnering with employers to create special apprenticeships that meet the companies' needs, Jack Shamash reports.
Waverley Borough Council Surrey
Proludic Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Grounds Maintenance Team Leader - A302
Horticruitment Windsor, Berkshire
Landscaper - 30162
Gail Manning London (Central), London (Greater)
Field Sales Executive - G589
Horticruitment West Midlands