Careers in Horticulture

Careers information on the many areas of Irish Horticulture

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Examples of Landscape Sector


As a successful nationwide business, Peter O’Brien and Sons Landscaping LTD are always looking for talented, experienced, professional and hard-working individuals to join our team.  We have been delivering world-class landscapes for well over half a century and it says a lot about our staff ethos some members of our team have been with us for over 40 years.

The Association of Landscape Contractors of Ireland (ALCI) was founded in 1971 as a representative body for the landscape sector. From its inception it has endeavoured to improve the quality and standards in the landscape industry in Ireland and is today the leading professional body for landscape contractors with over 150 members across its Northern and Southern Regions.

SAP is the only Irish Landscaping and Grounds Maintenance company with dedicated horticultural professionals and H&S experts to ensure we meet all requirements of your company. We offer a One Stop Shop for all landscaping requirements including design, construction and complete aftercare.


The GLDA is Ireland’s association of professional garden designers, horticulturists and landscape architects. Individual members provide garden and landscape design services nationwide. Every Full Member is assessed by an external panel of professionals, made up of experts from the design, horticultural and academic sides of the profession.

For over 20 years Noel Dempsey Landscaping has been involved in the design, landscaping and maintenance of private gardens and open spaces in Dublin and its surrounding counties.

In business for over 30 years, Avondale Landscapes specialise in award-winning commercial and domestic landscaping across Ireland.  Our qualified Horticulturist and experienced installation team specialise in constructing large-scale commercial projects, sports ground construction, and residential housing landscapes, through to domestic garden design, planting, and landscape maintenance.

Castleview Landscapes is an award winning design and landscaping business based in O’Callaghan’s Mills, Co Clare, covering counties Clare, Limerick, Galway and Tipperary.

Cropcare is a leading supplier to the fine turf industry and sports fields. It provides a range of specialist fertilisers, seeds, pesticides, protective workwear, line-marking paint and equipment, coupled with a consultative backup.
Cropcare prides itself on its comprehensive product range, excellent service and technical backup. Cropcare’s philosophy is to prosper from helping course managers bring their courses to perfection.

We are producers and suppliers of; Laurel, Escallonia, Griselinia, Bay Laurel, Portuguese Laurel and Holly Evergreen Hedging, as well as; Beech, Hornbeam, Dogwood, and Willow Deciduous Hedging. We also produce a range of Evergreen and Deciduous Trees. All of the above are carried out from our 20 acre Nursery premises on the outskirts of historic Oulart village in the heart of rural County Wexford, Ireland.

John Anderson (Keeper Windsor Great Park) With over 4,800 acres for you to explore at Windsor Great Park you will discover a Royal history spanning over 1,000 years, including – historical monuments, ancient forests and stunning horticultural displays, as well as rare wildlife, plants and fungi.