What do garden designers do?
Similarly one may ask, how much do garden designers earn?
Statistics. Landscape designers made an average $66,520 per year, or $31.98 per hour, as of May 2011, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics. But the bottom 10 percent made less than a mean annual $37,620, or $18.08 an hour, while the best-paid 10 percent received $99,560 a year, or $47.87 per hour.
Likewise, what skills do you need to be a garden designer? What skills, attributes, knowledge and experience are most in demand for this role in the recruitment market at the moment — and why?
- A creative edge. "The industry wants garden designers to push the boundaries," notes Belderbos.
- A team player.
- A commercial mind.
- Practical landscaping knowledge.
- Organisational skills.
Additionally, is garden design a good career?
A good working knowledge of horticultural practices and plants is essential to be a really good garden designer. Trainees in garden design or landscape architects would probably have a degree, but that doesn't give you hands-on knowledge of horticulture.
What is a garden designer called?
A garden designer is someone who designs the plan and features of gardens, either as an amateur or professional.