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The A-Z of Careers and Jobs, 21st Edition by Susan Hodgson

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GARDENING

Gardening involves planting and caring for flowers, trees and shrubs, cutting and tending lawns, removing weeds, clearing debris and preparing ground for planting.

Gardener

(see also Landscape Architecture)

As a gardener, you might be self-employed – tending the gardens of private individuals – or you could be employed in the private or public sector – caring for the grounds of hotels, parks, hospitals, schools, residential complexes, private businesses or stately homes.

Your work would be determined by who employs you, but also by the seasons and the weather. Working for yourself tending gardens of private individuals you could be involved in most aspects of garden care: weeding, planting, pruning, mowing lawns and digging out beds. ...

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