Landscape horticulturists survey and assess landscape, draw sketches and interpret plans. They construct and maintain gardens, parks, golf courses and other landscape environments. In addition, they advise clients on issues related to horticulture and landscape construction. Landscape horticulturists also propagate, cultivate and study plants, and treat injured and diseased trees and plants.
Designation Year: 2008
Designated Red Seal in: AB, BC, MB, NB, NL, NS, ON, PE, QC, SK
Trade title: Landscape Horticulturist, in AB, BC, MB, NB, NL, NS, PE, QC, SK
Other titles used in provinces/territories: Horticultural Technician (ON), Landscape Work (QC), Landscape Maintenance (QC)
View the most recent standard. This is the complete description of the activities of the Landscape Horticulturist trade. It is used as the basis for the Red Seal exams for this trade
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Consult the Landscape Horticulturist Exam Counselling Sheet for a breakdown of the Red Seal examination.
Consult the Ellis Chart for a full breakdown of apprenticeship data from across Canada for the trade of Landscape Horticulturist.