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Career Opportunities

The field of horticulture is both dynamic and exciting. Horticulturists have opportunities to work in many interesting areas: residential and commercial landscape installation and maintenance; urban tree service; forestry; park, grounds, and golf course maintenance; retail and wholesale nursery operations and management; floristry; plant pest control and horticulture consulting; and residential landscape design. Horticulturists can be self-employed and can work in a variety of positions: county cooperative extension agents, teachers and educators, agricultural inspectors, sales representatives, golf course superintendents, and more. For advancement, students can earn four-year degrees. Career advancement can include positions in management and supervision.

Here are some resources to help you learn more about the field of horticulture.

For more information please contact:

Tom Fuller

Carole Frost