future of horticulture is strong

Canada: Opportunities for horticulture graduates are plentiful

Horticulturist find satisfying careers in a very diverse and thriving gardening business within Metro Vancouver and across the Province of BC. Employment such as landscapers, plant growers, retail nursery managers, arborists (tree care), turf management specialists, garden designers, and sales persons for horticultural products are created by a expanding industry. Environmental consciousness has resulted in new opportunities in municipal parks departments, federal government agencies (CFIA) and the private sector. KPU School of Horticulture offer degrees in Plant Health or Urban Ecosystems which are tailored to sustainable horticulture initiatives. Articles in the Vancouver Sun (Sept 07 & 08, 2013) outline a wide range of possibilities for horticulture graduates.

"There has never been a better time in B.C"


"They find the work rewarding"

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