Greenhouse managers are responsible for the daily operations involved with running a greenhouse or nursery. Depending upon the structure of the business you may work with the public or with possibly in a business to business arrangement. Greenhouses can be used for commercial plant purposes or in food production.
What responsibilities will I have?
What education and training is required?
A bachelor’s degree in horticulture is preferred but can also have an associates degree.
To pursue a career as a Greenhouse Manager
The following high school courses are recommended: agricultural education, a focus on sciences such as botany, biology, horticulture, and mathematics.
Where can I work?
Greenhouse managers can work with a variety of plants including bedding plants, hydroponics, seed companies, shrubs or fresh flowers. Greenhouses could be owned by an independent owner or by a larger company.
Future Job Market / Outlook
The future outlook for greenhouse manager will be good over the next five years.
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