Horticultural Careers Day 2019

Special Event
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12
Oct

RHS Garden Wisley, GU23 6QB

RHS Garden Wisley, GU23 6QB

Address

RHS Garden Wisley
Wisley Lane
WOKING
Surrey
GU23 6QB

Venue

RHS Garden Wisley, Woking, Surrey

Booking


  • Member

    Free

  • Non-member

    Free

  • Book by

    12/10/2020

  • Careers Day tickets are free and include entry to the Garden. Please book your ticket online prior to the day and bring your booking email with you to show our staff on arrival. 

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Overview

  • Event times

    10am until 2pm

  • Subject

    Special Event

  • Topic

    Careers


The RHS Horticultural Careers Day event at RHS Garden Wisley will offer the opportunity for networking and meeting professionals from a wide variety of horticultural and other areas of business. You will have the opportunity to discuss career options with experts in landscaping, garden design, ornamental gardening, turf maintenance, journalism, botany, science and retail. You can also chat to representatives from our partner colleges, to discuss your horticultural training requirements, meet RHS staff and students and have a look around the garden at areas of particular interest to you.

There will be industry talks taking place throughout the morning in the Lecture Room and additional Walk and Talk tours of the garden given by RHS students.

A timetable of talks:
  • 10.30am: Learn about RHS qualifications as a route into the horticultural industry
  • 10.50am: Walk & talk with an RHS student
  • 11am: Steve Bradley, horticultural journalist and gardening column writer for The Sun newspaper, on his career in garden writing and broadcasting
  • 11.30am: ‘The life of a young horticulturist' – a talk by one of Wisley's horticultural students on horticultural opportunities and RHS bursaries
  • 11.50am: Walk & talk with an RHS student
  • 12.30pm: Discover a world of careers with the National Trust in their 200 gardens and 100 landscape parks
  • 1pm: Steve Bradley, horticultural journalist and gardening column writer for The Sun newspaper, on his career in garden writing and broadcasting
  • 1.30pm: Learn about careers in retail horticulture with the Wisley plant centre manager


Get involved

The Royal Horticultural Society is the UK’s leading gardening charity. We aim to enrich everyone’s life through plants, and make the UK a greener and more beautiful place.