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.
Consultation on the trailblazers programme has seen broad acceptance of the new apprenticeship scheme from the horticulture industry, Jack Shamash writes.
Careers in the amenity horticulture sector offer numerous options for enthusiastic people who are keen to learn new skills, says Jez Abbott.
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.
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.
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.
Landscape business that go the extra mile to train apprentices are now earning greater recognition in the battle against skills shortages, Jez Abbott reports.
Industry bodies have been setting up trailblazer groups to establish horticulture apprenticeships under the Government's new framework, Jonathan Tilley reports.
Cambridge City Council Cambridge
University of Warwick Coventry, West Midlands
Head Landscape Foreman - J555
Head Gardener - Large Private Estate
Dodington Park Estate South Gloucestershire
SINGLE HANDED GARDENER
Knockando Estate Knockando Estate, Aberlour (North East Scotland)
- University of Greenwich, 10 Stockwell Street, Greenwich, SE10 9BD, London, UK.
- City Hall, London SE1 2AA
- Enfield Centre 5:00pm – 7.30pm