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.
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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.
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 …