WHY BECOME A GREEN PRO?

  • Many jobs available with a variety of career paths
  • Satisfaction through seeing tangible results
  • Be active and work with nature
  • Grow your skills through apprenticeship and certifications
  • Improve your community‚Äôs environment
  • Entrepreneurship possibilities

Work in the following sectors:

  • Grower
  • Garden Centre
  • Landscape Construction
  • Landscape Design
  • Grounds Maintenance
  • Turf Management
  • Snow and Ice Management
  • Interior Plantscape

Employers can include:

  • Landscape Contractors
  • Nurseries
  • Greenhouses
  • Landscape Supply Companies
  • Golf courses
  • Cities and municipalities

Specializations can include:

  • Gardening / Horticulture
  • Lighting
  • Irrigation
  • Sales
  • Project Management
  • Foreman / Forewoman
  • Hardscaping and Masonry
  • Integrated Pest Management
  • Arboriculture
  • Equipment Operator
  • Green Infrastructure

Find other green career options:  https://greencareerscanada.ca/

Learn more about the Red Seal trade of Landscape Horticulturist: https://www.red-seal.ca/_conf/assets/custom/docms/landscapehorticulturist_rsos2018_eng.pdf

Watch this powerful video from the Rhode Island Nursery & Landscape Association promoting a career in the green profession:

Landscape Ontario created this video about Apprenticeship: