Category: Careers In Landscape And Gardening
The field of landscape and gardening is a broad and exciting field with many different areas. I have worked in many of these areas and enjoy working with nature by installing growing and maintaining plants, trees, shrubs, grasses and so on. However, in this article, we will be looking at the job of an arborist, what are their responsibilities and how to become certified.
The job of an arborist
The job of an arborist is to maintain trees and shrubs keeping them well pruned where they don’t interfere with power lines, become a security hazard in the case of blocking areas that should be visible to the public, blocking road signs and other hazards that may endanger the lives of people.
The ornamental pest control business
If you have a love for working outdoors and giving mother nature a helping hand then ornamental pest control is the right job for you. I have spent some 20 plus years in the field of landscape and gardening and have worked in many different areas which include
landscape design and installation, landscape maintenance, nurseryman, interior plant scape design and installation, interior plant maintenance, irrigation and so on, but one area that I really loved was working as a plant pest technician.
What do I need to have an interior plantscape business?
Startup Cost: $1000-$1500
Home Base: You can start part time and go full time once you have enough clients
Training: There are online courses that you can take, on the job training or self- taught by purchasing books
Let’s get rolling
If you love working with plants and also with nature interior plantscape is for you. I worked as an interior plantscape technician for many years and I really loved working with plants. My training came from right there on the job where I was placed with several interior plant scape technician.