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Is horticulture the career for you?

Working with nature can be very fulfilling work and it is never too early, or late, to think of horticulture as career. The UK horticultural industry is growing and there are opportunities for all backgrounds within it.

Why not find out more at our Horticultural Careers Day at RHS Wisley Garden on 1 October
Read the Horticultural Careers Day leaflet (1810kB pdf)

Student stories

Meet former students who have all been successful in gaining an RHS qualification. For some it has heralded a change in heart about their career; for others, it became their new career.

Studying at Wisley helped Gerald realise that horticulture could be a ‘proper career’. He later had an opportunity to complete a bursary-funded study tour to the Pacific Northwest of America further broadening his horticultural knowledge.

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Funding for projects

Apply for grants, funding for your horticultural projects and study bursaries.

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Horticulture Matters

A report from the RHS and other leading horticultural organisations calls for action to address the skills gap in the horticultural industry.