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What Does A Horticulture Apprenticeship Involve?

09 December 2018

Have you ever wondered what a horticulture apprentice does?

A day in the life of a horticulture apprentice can involve many different tasks and environments. However, you can guarantee it will involve being outdoors and getting your hands a little dirty!

If you take on a horticulture apprenticeship, you will be responsible for the care and growth of a variety of plants and planted areas. Some typical jobs you might do in a day include:

  • Prepping, edging and mowing lawns
  • Planting
  • Identifying plants and soils
  • Identifying weeds, pests and diseases
  • Turf management and maintenance
  • Fertiliser and pesticide application
  • Irrigation

A horticulture apprenticeship can lead to a career in many different areas such as landscaping, sports turf management and parks and gardens management.

Here is a little insight into the life of a horticulture apprentice at a local council:

Check out our current vacancies to see what horticulture opportunities we have.