Through a career in horticulture, you can improve lives through everything from human health and nutrition to the simple beauty and pleasure we enjoy in our natural surroundings. Horticulturists work to produce the best, most healthy fruits and vegetables. They manage greenhouses and nurseries. They design, build and grow amazing landscape in all kinds of environments.
Growing healthier, more beautiful communities comes under a lot of job titles.
|Horticulture/Garden writer||Sales representative|
|Landscape designer||Greenhouse manager|
|Floral crop manager||Floral designer|
|Urban or park horticulturist||Home and commercial lawn care manager|
Just a few places where your life’s work could begin:
|Commercial greenhouses||Bedding plant producers|
|Commercial nurseries||Landscape contractors|
|Botanical gardens||Park districts|
|Golf courses||Commercial lawn care companies|
|Consulting firms||Fruit and vegetable growers|
|Produce distributors||Universities and high schools|
|U.S. Department of Agriculture||Research agencies|
|Extension services||Supply companies|