If you are interested in gardening, there are lots of business opportunities you could consider.
Here are some ideas to get you started:
Gardeners maintain and improve outdoor spaces for householders and both private and public sector organisations, working not only in residential gardens but also maintaining school play areas, parks, office and hotel grounds and providing gardening services to private country estates and national heritage organisations such as the National Trust. Find out more >
Tree surgeons are arboriculture professionals who provide felling and maintenance services such as pruning, lopping and topping of trees, hedges and shrubs. They also provide consultancy about issues such as tree preservation orders and health and safety risks from storm-damaged trees. Find out more >
Garden designers combine practical garden expertise with design skills to create plans for the development of outdoor spaces. Commissions typically include the selection and placement of plants, trees, water features, ornamental structures, patios and sheds, taking into account the appearance of the garden as it grows and matures. Find out more >
Garden landscapers develop and maintain outdoor spaces using hard and soft landscaping techniques. Hard landscaping includes block paving, fencing, decking, patios, pergolas, water features and other ornamental structures. Soft landscaping involves preparing ground, advising clients on suitable plants and shrubs and carrying out planting. Find out more >