A thorough background in horticulture will be necessary for any gardening position
Experience in establishing lawns and care, formal and informal gardens, project design to include landscaping maybe required.
Planting flowers, shrubs & trees, and managing fruit & vegetable areas.
Seasonal plant rotation and pest control, and knowledge of maintenance and servicing of garden equipment, machinery.
A chainsaw license would also be an advantage particularly with forestry projects. There are several qualifications and certificates that can be gained.
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