Landscape Gardeners create, develop and maintain gardens and open spaces using either their own design or one supplied by a landscape architect or customer. Competitors who are looking to become a landscape gardener here may be working on timber construction, walls, water features, paving, varying levels, turf and planting.

The individual will need excellent customer service skills, working well with others and work well with your hands. They will need to work well from garden plans, preparing the ground or interior space. They will have to plant shrubs and pruning trees.

Enjoy the outdoors
Have great attention to detail
Have an interest in Horticulture
Have a good level of physical fitness & strength
Are creative

Career opportunities

  • Local Authority Park Departments

  • Hard landscaper

  • Soft landscaper

  • Consultation

  • Design

  • Sports groundsman

  • Self-employed

  • Charitable organisation

Average Salary
Entry Level
+ 2.7%
Projected workforce change
This is an estimation of the overall number of job opportunities in this career area up until 2027.

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