Gardeners work to look after gardens by planting, pruning, weeding, cutting the lawn and general maintenance of the garden, this could be a private garden large or small or for a large organisation or stately home such as the National Trust.
An apprenticeship or on the job training would be a good place to start but there are various courses from BTECs to Degrees in horticulture which would give an advantage when applying for a job
- A keen interested in plants, shrubs, trees and all aspects of gardening
- Physically fit
- Prepared to work outside in all weathers
£16,000 to £18,000