Landscape Horticulturist

So, you think you might want to be a Landscape Hortifculturist?

Have a green thumb?  Watch a day in the life of a Landscape Horticulturist and discover the skills you need for this trade.

Job Description

Landscape Horticulturists survey and assess landscapes; draw sketches and build models of landscape designs; construct and maintain gardens, parks, golf courses and other landscaped environments; advise clients on issues related to horticulture; breed, cultivate and study plants and treat injured and diseased trees and plants.

They are employed in BC’s Construction Sector by landscape designers and contractors, lawn service and tree care establishments, golf courses, nurseries and greenhouses and municipal, provincial and national parks. They may also be self-employed.

Look below to find out which sectors of BC’s economy you can work in if you pursue this trade.

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Industry Training Authority (ITA)
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For more information on how much Landscape Horticulturists make, the expected number of future job openings, where the jobs are and current workforce opportunities specifically for this trade, visit the Work BC Career Profile here.

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