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Career Videos

Take a glimpse into individual careers within the landscape industry!

We interviewed industry professionals to explain a little about what they do and why they love it.

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Account Manager

“I love my job because I get to be outside a lot. I get to work with nature and be more involved with different plant species and management of different pieces of land…I’ve actually been able to see these sites start from little seeds and grow into beautiful prairies.” - Noel


“I love being outside obviously I love trees and landscape but I love that I get to learn something new every day. I’m proud to be in the landscaping industry because I get to help people, I get to help the environment and I get to leave a footprint on what my kids and my grandkids are going to be able to enjoy.” - Zack

Business Development

“I think anyone who enjoys people, anyone who enjoys making someone's day a little bit better or helping someone finish a project. That’s essentially what we do.” - Christian

Client Relations

“I love my job! It's a little bit of design, a little bit of site management, but a lot of dealing with clients. Seeing clients actually watch the installation phases and then seeing the final project of a landscape project is very fun.” - Adam


“I like to refer to myself as a plant Scientist. My job is to solve plant problems, go out, and id plant issues. I pride myself on trying to pick the right plant for the right location just making sure that landscapes look good.” - Lisa

Irrigation Specialist

“I love plants they all have different meanings.If you look at it that way they all have different reasons and just learning about them and as an irrigation specialist being part of the reason that they thrive or they rely on us to thrive it means a lot.” - Brett

Landscape Designer

“One of the best things about this industry is the creative side of things. Not only that but you also get a nice mix of in-office and outdoor activity. No project is the same so every single project is going to have some type of unique problem or scenario that you need to come up with a creative solution for.” - Eric

Lawn Technician

“I always loved being outside. I did the yard work since I was 10 years old at my house so I always found it stress relieving. I would recommend going into the lawn care industry because it's a great starting position to start out with.” -  Katie

Production Foreman

“There are a lot of benefits to working in the green industry.  For your personal health,  your mental health is proven that it helps” - Enrique

Production Manager

“That’s the ultimate end goal, providing something to the quality standards that you set yourself, but then that also hitting the standards of the client at the same time.” - Ryan

Project Coordinator

“You get to learn a lot. It is not just about mowing and let's go. You learn about the plants, you learn about what helps a tree, you learn a lot about nature. I love being outside! Outside this is my main priority. That’s why I choose landscaping, to be honest, I like to be outside.” - Pedro

Sales Estimator

“I am a landscape estimator and salesperson and so no two days are the same, you get a nice mix every day. I’m proud to be in the landscape industry because I get to work outside almost every day and help make all of our spaces a better space.” - Tim

Retail Garden Center

“My favorite part would be just the people. I have customers that I have known for 20 or 30 years who you know continually come in. We have a lot of new faces, what type of landscape issues they're having, helping them solve that, educating, I love all of that! There's a ton of room for advancement in this industry and it is absolutely is a career industry.” - Matt

Urban Agriculture

"Urban agriculture really can be done at any scale. It can be small, it can be large. It really means growing food right in the populated areas where the people live so that the food is right where it's needed." - Connie

Landscape Career Interest Form

If you are interested in learning more about the landscaping industry or what it is like to work in this industry, please fill out the form and a landscape professional will reach out to answer those questions.