Nursery Hand (Horticulture)

Nursery Hands (Horticulture) assist in propagating, cultivating and harvesting plants in horticultural nurseries.

Overview

Nursery Hands (Horticulture) assist in propagating, cultivating and harvesting plants in horticultural nurseries.

Day-to-day

  • loading, unloading and moving nursery supplies and equipment
  • preparing nursery sites and plots using hand tools and machines
  • assisting with propagating and transplanting plants
  • watering, and weeding
  • tidying work areas and removing rubbish
  • tending plants by hand watering and weeding
  • adjusting mist irrigation systems, shade and ventilation.

Considerations

  • physically demanding
  • working outdoors.

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To become a Nursery Hand (Horticulture)

  • You can work as a Nursery Hand (Horticulture) without formal qualifications, however, a certificate II or III in horticulture may be useful.

    Take a Certificate in Horticulture

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