Is this for me?
Information for Counselors:
Of course you know the importance of helping students identify their passions and find their career calling. They can be dentists, musicians, archeologists, teachers, lawyers.... and the list goes on.
But have you thought that your students might be interested in a career in the nursery and landscape industry? Do you have students with mathematical and analytical skills, creativity, environmental awareness, technological savvy, love for the outdoors and a desire to work with their hands? If so, LandLover careers might be the perfect fit - and we need your help to educate them and help them explore the opportunities available.
After graduation, students will move away to study at colleges and universities all over the country. You and your students should check out a list of education institutions that offer degrees in the nursery and landscape industry nationwide.
To help you introduce LandLover careers to your students, we can help you find professionals in the nursery and landscape industry to attend a career fair or set up a job shadowing opportunity to teach students first-hand what the industry is all about. Contact us to find a professional in your area.
Also, if you have questions for experts about any facet of nursery and landscape career paths, you can tap their knowledge anytime.
- According to the U.S. Department of Energy, trees reduce noise pollution by acting as a buffer and absorbing 50% of urban noise.
- Curb appeal (what someone sees when they drive by a house) is very important to both buyers and sellers – it's estimated that well kept trees and gardens can increase a home's value by as much as 15%.
- A healthy 50' x 50' lawn produces enough oxygen for a family of four.