NLBC Sector: Horticulture, Landscaping & Sports Turf

Sub-sectors: Production horticulture, ornamental / amenity horticulture, nurseries, landscape architecture, groundsmanship / greenkeeping,

Occupations: Grower, horticulturalist, market gardener, nursery assistant, nurseryman, horticultural foreman, horticultural technician, nursery stock production specialist, garden designer, gardener, landscape gardener, landscaper, greenkeeper, groundsman, groundsperson, ground manager, labourer, mushroom picker, nursery manager, horticultural scientist, taxonomist, landscape scientist, plant breeder, geneticist, propagation scientist, production manager, garden centre manager, garden historian.

British Association of Landscape Industries

An inspiring and educational online resource for the landscape industry, helping to promote and develop real life careers, share personal stories and projects and provide rewarding opportunities for people of any age, from all walks of life.

Spotlight on Food and Farming

Farming and food production is vital to the Welsh economy, and to us all.  By 2020, the aim of Welsh Government is to grow this sector by 30%.  British farming creates around 63% of the food we eat, but as well

Bright Crop

Here’s the challenge: how to grow more, with less, to feed a growing population. Meet the people who are rising to the challenge, working in all weathers to ensure that the seeds in the soil grow up to be the

Horticulture Jobs

Horticulture Jobs – advice from Horticulture Week including CV tips, industry news, career development and recruitment advice.

Institute of Groundsmanship

Just graduated, looking for change, or a new career in grounds management? The Institute of Groundsmanship (IOG) promote, support and celebrate surfaces and services – and are ’THE’ leading not-for-profit member organisation, that represents professional and volunteer groundsmen and women. We have

Lantra: Horticulture, Landscaping & Sports Turf

Horticulture, landscaping and sports turf plays a crucial role in the design, construction, management and maintenance of the UK, employing around 172,000 people. Think landscaping, sports, golf, botanical gardens, parks – and that’s just the beginning.

Lantra: Production Horticulture

The production horticulture industry consists of 7,700 businesses, with 95,000 people and is worth an estimated £3 billion. The industry splits into the distinct areas of ornamental plant, flower and tree production (including retail nursery outlets) and food production, also

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