How did you get started in the industry? Before Hambrooks I was at a local garden centre - Keydell Nurseries...
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Garden designer and TV presenter Chris Beardshaw explains why he loves working in the horticultural industry and how he got into the profession. read on
How did you get started in the industry? I've always had an interest in the outdoor life so landscaping seemed...
How did you get started in the industry? Back in 1981, I started as an assistant groundsman at Wellington College...
How did you get started in the industry? I think of it more as an obsession than an industry, but...
- What is your typical day? It can be mixed. I may meet clients for the first time, discuss their...
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- Full-time Gardener , Knight Frank
- on application, oxfordshire
- Senior Gardens Advisor North, English Heritage
- Salary circa £34,000 pa, York or Home Working
- Landscape Team Leader, Shines Environmental Company Ltd
- Up to £10 per hour, West Midlands Region
- Grounds Maintenance Team Leaders/Operatives, Eco Landscapes Ltd
- Negotiable, St Albans, Hertfordshire
- Full Time Gardener, Fairhaven Estate
- Negotiable , Newmarket, Suffolk