Is there a difference between a gardener and a landscaper?

A gardener focuses on the wellbeing of your plants whilst landscapers are focused on, well, the landscape. This could include walls, patios, and pathways.

What do landscape gardeners do?

A Landscape Gardener takes care of the entire picture of a garden: from planning the structure (the walls, fences, ponds, trellises) to the actual plants that will reside in the garden. The role involves having both a creative and practical mindset in order to create functional and beautiful gardens.

What is involved in landscaping?

The addition of plants, changes to the existing terrain and the construction of structures are all part of landscaping. Today landscaping refers to the planning, laying out and construction of gardens that enhance the appearance and create useable space for outdoor activities around a home.

Do you need qualifications to be a gardener?

No formal qualifications are needed in order to become a gardener. However, a wide range of courses are available to help hone your horticultural skills and demonstrate you ability to future employers. This course is for anyone who is interested in gardening.

What do gardeners do when it rains?

When it rains, a gardener can choose to do pruning rather than digging or mowing. This is one reason why flexible customers will always get priority as preferred customers. A gardener will know which customers have pruning work that could be completed from hard standing/paving during wet weather.

Can you make money as a gardener?

Summer Garden Income. Summer is peak growing season and it’s a great time to earn income from what you’re growing at home. The big farms and CSA operations have the lettuce market cornered, but backyard gardeners can break into the market by offering really novel crops.


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