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  • Welcome to Careers in Horticulture

    Find out all about this online area and how to best use it by selecting the 'Welcome' title above or dive straight into the activities... We suggest starting with the 'Taster' section and then moving on to the 'Task'.

    This course is provided by the Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh (RBGE). All resources and images are ©RBGE or used under the correct licence.

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  • Taster

    A decorative banner with the text "Taster: What is horticulture?"
    This is a great place to start to find out what horticulture is all about and see some examples of the many different careers there are within the horticultural world. So, what questions do we answer in this section?

    What is horticulture?

    Discover what horticulture means.

    Who needs horticulturists?

    Explore some examples of the many different careers there are within the horticultural world.

    What is it like to be a horticulturist and is it for me?

    Find out what it's like to work in horticulture and a chance to reflect if it's for you.

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  • Task

    A decorative banner with the text "Task: Do you want to give it a go?"
    Have you got what it takes to be part of the horticulture team at the Botanics and help to save a tree? Put yourself to the test and experience a real-life task facing the team. If you accept this task, you will...

    Discover arboriculture

    Meet the team and learn more about a branch of horticulture called arboriculture, (looking after trees).

    Put your skills to the test
    Use skills such as problem solving to overcome challenges the team are facing.

    Take time to reflect
    Reflect throughout the task on what you're enjoying and the skills needed for completing the task successfully.
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  • Bonus

    A decorative banner with the text "Bonus: Keep growing in horticulture"
    If you have enjoyed the activities in this online area and would like to keep growing in horticulture then check out this bonus section for additional resources and information - just think of all the places you could grow!

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