To work in the horticulture industry, you don’t just become a “landscaper.” Landscaping and horticulture today is a broad and diverse field, where professionals can combine various horticultural, construction and business skills to develop careers in a range of areas. Choose from specialties detailed in the "Careers to Consider" section. As you can see, the list of possibilities is long. You may not know what many of these careers involve — and we don’t have space enough to tell you now — but a common thread runs through each area: the opportunity to work with plants, people and the environment.
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Landscape Industry Certified
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There are plenty of career opportunities in the field of horticulture. The Landscape industry has worked closely with the Ministries of Training, Colleges and Universities (MTCU), to provide education at the high school, college and university levels that give individuals the skills they need for a successful career in the industry.
Recognizing Canadian companies that raise the level of professionalism in the landscape industry. 2016 awards ceremony to be held in Kelowna, BC this August.
Canada’s coast to coast, three-day celebration of National Garden Day which is held annually on the Friday before Father’s Day.
National Tree Day
A day set-aside to celebrate Canada's greatest natural resource. Happens the Wednesday of National Forest Week in September.
Minimum standards for the nursery industry, for use by students, educators and professionals.
An independent industry body with a mandate to administer nursery certification programs in Canada.