National Living Wage, seasonal labour, apprenticeship levy, automation and robotics
Increasing visitor numbers, more self-employment, training developments and disease risk.
The Government response to the parks inquiry report, funding, staffing and public profile.
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.
Gardening Team Leader
Garden Transformation North London
Kitchen Gardener for Private House in the Cotswolds
Private Estate: Oxfordshire
Trade Sales Manager
Thompson & Morgan Ipswich, Suffolk
Parks Technical Officer
Maidstone Borough Council Maidstone, Kent
Trinity College Trinity College is the largest Cambridge college.