Landscape Horticulturists identify, propagate, cultivate, grow and maintain trees and plants, while also managing injury and disease. They create and modify landscapes by measuring, designing, and interpreting plans. They also construct and maintain gardens, parks, golf courses and other landscape environments.
Landscape Horticulturists install and maintain hard landscape elements such as retaining walls, patios, walkways and water features. In addition, they advise clients on issues related to horticulture and landscape construction. They are employed by landscape designers, architects and contractors, lawn service and tree care establishments, recreation facilities, golf courses, parks, nurseries, greenhouses, and municipal, provincial and federal governments. They may also be self-employed.