Jobs in horticulture and gardening but not green keeping.
If you're looking for work specifically with trees
click here to the Arboriculture section.
Jobs and employment
Typical jobs include
Gardener, Wildlife Gardener,
Horticultural Manager, Community Allotment Project Officer,
Horticultural Therapist. the National Careers Service has role
profiles for some
of these and many more (click the links)
Farm work often includes working in close contact with animals, in
the countryside sector this could include Conservation Grazing projects.
The National Careers Service profiles a
See current vacancies advertised with CJS here.
Skills, training and CPD.
There are many different skills and qualifications required to work
If you're thinking of a career working in horticulture there are details
of longer courses such as practical horticulture skills and garden
management on the
Training Directory here.
Some courses are available by Distance Learning such as RHS
Certificate in Principles of Horticulture,
see these here.
Information and in depth articles
Building for people and wildlife, The Wildlife Trusts
The orchard habitat, PTES
The meadow maker,
Plantlife (Featured Charity 2017)
Creating a wildflower garden, Plantlife (Featured Charity 2017)
Green Angels create magic in Liverpool Park, The Land Trust
Wildlife Gardening -for biodiversity and people, Wildlife Gardening
Taking a bird’s eye view of England’s traditional orchards has enabled conservationists to put one of the most important wildlife habitats back on the map, People's Trust for Endangered Species
Capital Growth, a new campaign supporting community food growing
spaces growing, Capital Growth
Royal Horticultural Society