Profession interior landscaper

Interior landscapers design, install, manage and maintain indoor green spaces to customer requirements.

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Personality Type

  • Enterprising / Realistic
  • Realistic / Enterprising
  • Realistic / Conventional

Knowledge

  • Plant disease control

    Types and features of diseases in plants and crops. Different kinds control methods, activities using conventional or biological methods taking into account the type of plant or crop, environmental and climate conditions and health and safety regulations. Storage and handling of products.

  • Plant species

    The variety of plants, trees and shrubs and their special characteristics. 

  • Design principles

    The elements used in design such as unity, scale, proportion, balance, symmetry, space, form, texture, colour, light, shade and congruence and their application into practice.

  • Plants contribution to indoor climate and health conditions

    The way different plants influence the indoor climate and what plants may cause allergy

  • Landscaping materials

    Field of information which distinguishes certain required materials, such as wood and wood chips, cement, pebbles and soil for landscaping purposes.

  • Pest control in plants

    Types and features of pests in plants and crops. Different kinds of pest control methods, activities using conventional or biological methods taking into account the type of plant or crop, environmental and climate conditions and health and safety regulations. Storage and handling of products.

Skills

  • Transport physical resources within the work area

    Transport physical resources such as products, equipment, materials, and liquids. Carefully load, transport and unload resources safely and efficiently, keeping the load in good condition.

  • Create plant displays

    Create plant displays from interior or exterior plants to serve as borders in a formal or informal garden, hanging baskets, planting containers or indoor green walls.

  • Communicate with customers

    Respond to and communicate with customers in the most efficient and appropriate manner to enable them to access the desired products or services, or any other help they may require.

  • Assess risks and implications of a design

    Assess the risks of the site, proposed development and the implications of overall site layout for final design, utility, maintenance and safety of use.

  • Manage artificial plant displays

    Prepare the artificial plants and other materials according to requirements. Set up, install and maintain artificial plant displays.

  • Specify landscape design components

    Create design components and materials which are appropriate to site, purpose and expected usage. Recommend plants and materials suitable to the scheme and within budget.

  • Perform pest control

    Carry out crop spraying pest and disease operations in line with National industry and customer requirements. Carry out slurry and fertiliser spreading in accordance with local environmental regulations

  • Conform to health and safety regulations

    Carry out all work in accordance with relevant environmental and health and safety legislation, risk assessment requirements and company policies. Take the necessary health and safety precautions during work including posture the body well, safely operate tools and machinery, and wear the right clothes and protection for the climate.

  • Develop architectural plans

    Draft a master plan for building sites and landscape plantings. Prepare detailed development plans and specifications in accordance with applicable laws. Analyse private development plans for their accuracy, appropriateness, and compliance with laws.

  • Perform weed control operations

    Carry out crop spraying for weeds and plant disease operations in line with National industry and customer requirements.

  • Prepare planting area for planting

    Prepare planting area and soil for planting by fertilising, mulching and performing weed control. Take the conditions of the area, soil and plant type into account.

  • Prepare flower arrangements

    Prepare and arrange flower compositions according to design by applying necessary techniques and using necessary materials.

  • Assist in interior plant projects

    Assist in or carry out the planting, maintaining, watering and spraying of flowers, hanging baskets, plants, shrubs and trees in interior decorations according to the work description or project

  • Prune hedges and trees

    Cut and prune trees and hedges in ornemental forms, considering botanical and esthetical aspects.

Optional knowledge and skills

agronomy operate landscaping equipment manage time in landscaping design landscape schemes perform services in a flexible manner create new landscape designs work in a landscape team build garden masonry enhance landscapes

Common job titles

  • Commercial landscaper
  • Landscaper
  • Golf course landscaper
  • Full time landscaper
  • Horticulturist (landscape design + maintenance)
  • Retail sales associate
  • Interior landscaping tech
  • Horticulture supervisor
  • Janitorial worker