Overview: A professional landscaper builds and maintains gardens, parks and other outdoor landscapes. They ensure that plants grow and thrive, clean outdoor facilities and areas, and trim and maintain neat appearances.
Geography at work: A geographer would make an excellent landscaper because of their knowledge of the natural flora and fauna of a region. Geographers also are knowledgeable about sustainable landscaping and techniques to conserve water and energy in the community, as well as landscaping’s greater impact on the environment.
Skills: Knowledge of water supply & location of recharge zones. Weather. Soil types. Plant knowledge. Conservation. Water rates. Regulations.
Written by Kaleigh Shuler