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Available Positions at a Botanic Garden

by Kelly Richardson, All About Lawns Columnist

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Botonical Garden

One of the most calm and serene places is your neighborhood botanic garden. People with a green thumb make a trip to the botanic garden a weekly event. The botanic garden is a walk-through green house and has a wide variety of plants, flowers, and herbs. There are a variety of positions that you can hold at your botanic garden. People with a variety of talents do everything from business functions to garden care. Let's look at a few jobs that you can hold at your botanic garden.
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Working at a botanic garden might be a perfect job for you if you love the garden and you are fulfilled by helping things grow. Your botanic garden is always looking for patient and knowledgeable professionals to help them. From taking tickets in the booth to watering the African Lilies, you can certainly find a position that suits your talents, abilities, and interests. At the botanic garden, your experiences and willingness to learn new skills is valued just as much as your level of education. Let's look at some of the specific positions you can hold as an employee of your local botanic garden.

Positions at Your Neighborhood Botanical Garden:

  • Desk Clerk. Your customer service skills will be at the forefront in this position. The botanic garden will look to you to welcome their customers.
  • Tour Guide. You will need to be very knowledgeable about every detail of your botanic garden as you answer questions and show visitors around the grounds.
  • Plant & Herb Specialist. As a plant and herb specialist, it will be your job to help the plants and flowers grow.
  • Grounds Keeper. You will be the flowers' and plants' best friend as you water them daily to keep them flourishing. A botanic garden is only as good as its grounds keeper.
If you think you might enjoy working at your neighborhood botanic garden, then visit there one day and ask about positions they may have available. They'll be happy to speak to you.

About the Author
Kelly Richardson has obsessive compulsive lawn disorder and is afflicted with the need to share his knowledge with the world. Kelly writes lawn columns for a variety of home and garden magazines and e-zines.

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