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.
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.
From operating hi-tech machinery to developing new varieties, production horticulture needs young people to drive the industry, writes Rachel Anderson.
Regional Operation Manager
Greenbelt Group Ltd South Midlands
Gardening Team Leader
Garden Transformation North London
Guildford College Guildford, Surrey
Commercial Horticulture Supervisor
Reaseheath College Nantwich, Cheshire
Work Based Tutor in Sportsturf/Horticulture, Hampshire/South area
Myerscough College Hampshire, South West area