I want to work in...Horticulture

This list of links and resources has been carefully compiled by our Careers Consultants and Careers Information Team to provide you with the key knowledge you need if you are considering a career in this line of work.   All the links are reviewed regularly to ensure the source is reliable and the information is accurate and relevant.

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Typical job profiles

Horticultural Consultant (Prospects)

Horticultural Therapist (Prospects)

Amenity Horticulturist (Prospects)

Commercial Horticulturist (TARGETjobs)


Useful online resources

Prospects - Environment and agriculture

Lantra Careers information & jobsearch facility for land-based environmental industries 


Job sites and specialist recruiters

Growing Careers 


Horticulture Jobs - GreenJobs

Horticulture Week


Trellis - vacancies in Scotland

National Trust Jobs

Farmers Weekly

Grow - information about horticulture courses, including apprenticeships

Royal Horticultural Society (RHS) - information about voluntary internships and apprenticeships


Professional bodies

Institute of Horticulture 

Royal Horticultural Society

International Plant Propagators' Society (IPPS)


To find out more about what it's like to work in this career, use the LinkedIn alumni tool to make contact with Strathclyde alumni working in this area.