Working in the Industry

Picture yourself in a career where you work with nature, creating beauty and enhancing the environment. Imagine working independently in an industry that offers huge opportunities — where you hold the cards, because several job openings exist for each interested applicant!

That career is horticulture, and the opportunity is now.

Explore these pages to find out more about how you can tap into horticulture or landscaping as a career. It’s a move that could transform your life — for the better.

Whether you're looking for a career or looking for employees, we can help.  

Explore the career possibilities in this fast growing industry.
Check out the education opportunities available to get you started on your career in the green industry.
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Landscape Industry Certified

Learn more about becoming a Landscape Industry Certified professional. Find test dates, study materials, and more. Follow us on Twitter!

Industry Job Board

Whether you are looking for employment or looking for employees, this is the place for you! 

National Awards of Landscape Excellence

Recognizing Canadian companies that raise the level of professionalism in the landscape industry.  2015 awards ceremony to be held in Winnipeg, MB this August.

Garden Days

Canada’s coast to coast, three-day celebration of National Garden Day which is held annually on the Friday before Father’s Day.

National Tree Day

A day set-aside to celebrate Canada's greatest natural resource.  Happens the Wednesday of National Forest Week in September.

National Plastic Recycling Event

Member garden centres act as drop-off points for used garden pots and plastics for one week in June. 

Canadian Standards for Nursery Stock

Minimum standards for the nursery industry, for use by students, educators and professionals.

Canadian Nursery Certification Institute

An independent industry body with a mandate to administer nursery certification programs in Canada.


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