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Landscape Gardeners plan and construct garden landscapes.


  • prepares plans and drawings, selects materials and plants, and schedules landscape construction
  • sets out and installs hardscape and softscape structures
  • constructs gravel and paved areas, walls, fences, pergolas, ponds, barbecues and garden furniture
  • prepares seedbeds and growing sites
  • plants trees, bushes, hedges, flowers and bulbs
  • prepares lawn areas by spreading top soil and planting grass or laying instant turf.


  • physically demanding
  • requires driving
  • working outdoors.

To become a Landscape Gardener

Skills employers are looking for

  • Irrigation

  • Communication Skills

  • Fencing

  • Teamwork / Collaboration

  • Carpentry

  • Power Tools Operation

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