About Dart Container Jobs in Alabama
Turn you passion for gardening into a career
Are you the person that no matter what time of the year it is, it's always a great time to work on your garden? Or there's something that you'll want to change in your garden to make it just perfect for the coming year? Or better yet, would love to swap you nine-to-five desk job for a life in the fresh air? If you are this person then a career in the garden would best fit you!
Weeding, ranking and digging and planting in the garden have not typically let to high-status careers. But these days, being a gardener is starting to sound better and better. Gardeners can work in a variety of environments such as maintaining local parks and grounds, hard landscaping, working in a nursery or a garden design. You can expect to spend a large amount of time outdoors, quite often the work will be physically demanding, youâ€™ll be expected to work regardless of the weather and you may be asked to operate heavy machinery.
Anyone with green fingers can start work as a gardener but, as always, letters after your name help. Hereâ€™s a list of qualifications that will give your career in the gardening world a boost.
RHS General Certificate in horticulture: covers the basic principles of gardening and is often taken as a precursor to higher qualifications.
NVQ/SVQ: a demonstration of competence carried out at your workplace. Levels range from 1 to 5 and can be taken in horticulture, forestry, floristry or conservation.
BTEC First Diploma Award in horticulture: an introductory course to hard and soft landscaping and commercial horticulture. The First Diploma Award allows entry to the BTEC National Diploma in Agriculture.
BTEC Level 3 National Diploma in horticulture: an introduction to the principles of rock and water landscape production, plant production and garden design.
What work can you do? Here are some of them.
1. Garden or landscape design
2. Garden maintenance and planting
4. Working in a nursery: growing, selling, and management
5. Floral design
6. Turf Management
7. Integrated Pest Management
8. Amenity Management
10. Garden sitting service (i.e. maintaining gardens while the owners are on holiday)
11. Teach adult classes on gardening and garden design, or herbal gardens etc.
12. Providing garden therapy in nursing homes
13. Growing and selling container plants or house plants.