A Landscape Technician in in charge of growing and maintaining plants on properties. They also manage and redesign a variety of plants and the construction of hardscapes.
What responsibilities will I have?
What education and training is required?
An associates or bachelor’s degree in landscape horticulture, turf grass, plant science, soil science, agronomy, biology or related field is required.
To pursue a career as a Landscape Technician:
The following high school courses are recommended:agricultural education, a focus on science particularly biology /botany/earth science/geography, mathematics, and geometry.
Employed by greenhouses, nurseries, government agencies, residential communities, athletic venues or universities.
Future Job Market/Outlook:
Depending on location the job market for landscape technicians can be considered good.
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