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Is horticulture the career for you?

Working with nature, and creating beautiful surroundings, can be very fulfilling work and it is never too early, or late, to think of horticulture as career. The UK horticultural industry is growing and there are opportunities for people from all age groups, and backgrounds, within it.

Student stories

Meet former students who have all been successful in gaining an RHS qualification. For some it has heralded a change in heart about their career; for others, it became their new career.

"I got into gardening as soon as I had a little bit of space to call my own. None of my family were gardeners, so it took a while for me to figure out that this was something I really wanted to do."

Catherine - RHS Garden Hyde Hall

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Funding for projects

Explore the world to see plants in their natural habitat, or get help funding a voluntary work placement thanks to the financial support of an RHS bursary

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Horticulture Matters

A report from the RHS and other leading horticultural organisations calls for action to address the skills gap in the horticultural industry.

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We're a UK charity established to share the best in gardening. We want to enrich everyone's life through plants, and make the UK a greener and more beautiful place.