Making Flowers a Career

Making Flowers a Career

Many of us love flowers as they can really make a person happy and they are ideal for decorating a home. But for those who truly have a passion for flowers, considering floriculture as a career could be an option.

England is the home of this profession where flowers were first grown commercially on large estates about two centuries ago. Not long afterwards other countries started taking this profession as well.

Today the floral industry has expanded significantly, and now it is not only focused on growing flowers for the garden.

This field includes production of nursery plants, potted plants, seed and bulb production, and extraction of essential oils. With all of these aspects included, much of the field has not been explored.

Joining the floriculture stream can take anything from 3-4 years through an undergraduate course in agriculture. There are quite a few jobs in this field such as farm/estate managers, plantation experts and supervisors, project coordinator and many others. There are also such options as floral design, perfumery, landscape designs or horticultural therapy…


Making Flowers a Career was last modified: July 21st, 2009 by admin
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