Horticultural Careers Afternoon

Wednesday 20th February 2013 (1.30pm – 5pm) at SRUC (Scotland’s Rural College), King’s Buildings, Edinburgh EH9 3JG

An afternoon of short presentations and seminars by a range of horticulturists, covering a broad variety of careers areas, experience and advice. Aimed at anybody who is interested in a career, or further developing their career in horticulture. Download the full schedule for the day here.

 RBGE Apprentices

Who is the event aimed at?

  • Anyone interested in starting a career in horticulture or landscape architecture / garden design
  • Students on horticulture courses
  • Anyone already in horticulture wishing to progress their career
  • Anyone with qualifications / experience in another area wanting to apply these to horticultureCareer advisers


Grow Careers covers careers advice in horticulture under the following headings:

  • Plant science & Technology
  • Arts & Design
  • Business, Production & Food
  • Heritage & Conservation
  • Sports, Leisure & Green SpaceHealth & Wellbeing 

Speakers & Seminar Leaders (see full schedule for the afternoon):

  • Practicing horticulturists from across the industry
  • Horticulture education providers

Stands and exhibits:

  • Horticultural professional societies
  • Colleges and training providers
  • Industry

To register:

Please go to the SRUC page to register and to select the seminar sessions you would like to attend:


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