Nurseryperson

Nurserypersons propagate and cultivate trees, shrubs, and ornamental and flowering plants in plant nurseries.
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$1073 per week
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    Overview

    Nurserypersons propagate and cultivate trees, shrubs, and ornamental and flowering plants in plant nurseries.

    Day-to-day

    • preparing potting media and containers before planting
    • selecting seeds, bulbs and cuttings, and planting them in beds, lawn areas and tubs
    • budding and grafting vegetative material onto root stock
    • watering plants manually and controlling automatic watering operations
    • applying pesticides to control pests, diseases, weeds and nutritional and environmental plant disorders
    • keeping records of soil mixtures, plantings, treatments, losses and yields
    • selecting plants and packaging them for presentation and delivery
    • advising customers on plant care and appropriate plants for local conditions
    • may plan sales area layouts and visual merchandise presentation.

    Considerations

    • Physically demanding
    • Working outdoors

    To become a Nurseryperson

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