Date Added: Jan 2010
Landscapers set up and maintain many outdoor elements such as grass, plants, flowers, and other elements of landscaped areas. They mow, trim, edge, detach, fertilize, water, and mulch lawns and other elements throughout the growing seasons. Landscapers usually learn their skills on the job, but many employers prefer applicants who complete formal training in horticulture, landscape design, and other related fields. Employment of landscapers is projected to grow faster than average for all professions, increasing 18% from 2006 to 2016. The increasing demand of lawn care, growth of landscaping companies, and increased construction of many different areas that require landscaping services will drive job growth.