Author(s): CAMENSON BLYTHE
Do you enjoy getting your hands dirty planting herbs in your backyard? Are you forever wandering the aisles of greenhouses looking for new and unique flowers? If so, your passion can be nurtured and directed into a fulfilling career. From floral design to landscape architecture to gardening to agriculture, the opportunities for plant lovers are diverse and rewarding. In "Careers for Plant Lovers", you'll learn how flora aficionados like yourself can earn a healthy living as: Floriculturists, Garden Educators, Scientists, Flower Curators, Farmers, Specialty Breeders, Garden Retailers, Groundskeepers, Landscape Architects, Gardening-Book Writers, and, Flower Photographers. Inside you'll find all the information you need on salaries, working conditions, and opportunities for professional advancement. Written for newcomers and career changers alike, "Careers for Plant Lovers" will show you how to successfully cultivate your talents and watch them blossom into your dream job.
Blythe Camenson is a full-time writer and the director of Fiction Writer's Connection, a membership organization providing support to writers. She conducts on-going writing workshops.