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What is a Career in Floriculture?

A Career in Floriculture has always intrigued me. Unfortunately, it is very difficult to find information about What Floriculture actually is. Most pages on the internet just talk about How to get into Floriculture. In my quest to learn more about a Career in Floriculture, I found this amazing page: https://www.lifepage.in/career/20171212-0001/Science/Botany/Career-in-Floriculture/english

Manas Garg's take!

Manas Garg invested 8 years & 3 months in Floriculture. Manas Garg has worked in Floriculture as Cultivator in J.P Floritech. In Manas Garg's own words, this is how Manas Garg got into Floriculture: "I have done B Com (Hons) from Shri Ram College of Commerce, DU. Post that, I did an Executive Program in Export Management from IIFT, New Delhi and an Executive Program in Entrepreneurship from IIM, Bangalore. Apart from helping my father in our family business of stationery, I run a paper cup manufacturing unit. I also own a floriculture business by the name J.P Floritech." I searched Manas Garg on Google and found this profile: https://www.lifepage.in/page/manasgarg

Career Video on Floriculture

In a video, Manas Garg has talked about various aspects of a Career in Floriculture. Manas Garg started by explaining Floriculture as: "Production Management refers to the application of management principles to the production function in a factory. In other words, production management involves application of planning, organizing, directing and controlling the production process." It was an amazing video with great information.


It is easy to Google information about what Qualifications are needed to enter Floriculture, this video went a step ahead to talk about the body of knowledge one needs to develop to excel at Floriculture. Manas Garg touches upon these in the Education section of the Video:
  • Soil Characteristics
  • Conditions of Growth
  • Climate Control
  • Diseases
  • Pesticides & Insecticides
  • Growth Fertilisers
  • Infrastructure
Sills and success goes hand in hand. One needs to get a hold of essential skills.
Manas Garg then explains why these Skills are essential for a Career in Floriculture:
  • Labour Management
  • Marketing Skills
  • Negotiation Skills
  • Decision Making
There are great positives of this Career.
Manas Garg believes that the following are some of the Positives of a Career in Floriculture:
  • Connection with Nature
  • Commercially Profitable
  • Employment Generation
After a discussion on Positives, Challenges complete the caricature of a Career.
And, Manas Garg believes that one needs to prepare for following Challenges of a Career in Floriculture:
  • Fluctuations in Demand
  • Varying Productivity
  • Daily Fluctuations in Prices
  • High Maintenance

In the final section of the video Manas Garg talks about How a day goes in a Career in Floriculture. This video is by far the best video on a Career in Floriculture, that I have ever come across. To see the full Talk, one needs to install the LifePage Career Talks App. Here is a direct deep link of the Video: https://lifepage.app.link/20171212-0001

Career Counseling 2.0

Having gained so much from a professional perspective on a Career in Floriculture, I wanted to learn about other Careers on LifePage. Career Counseling has a new meaning with LifePage. LifePage is the world’s most evolved Career Platform. You can use LifePage to find your Career Objective. LifePage also offers the most comprehensive Career Planning process. You can use LifePage to explore more than a thousand Career Options. LifePage has the most exhaustive Career List. It is truly Career Counseling 2.0 LifePage is Career Counseling 2.0 - while most platforms continue to use age old psychometric tests to identify hidden skills and interests of individuals. LifePage has turned the tables completely with an Awareness based approach. Read about them on: https://www.lifepage.in

Similar Career List on LifePage

I continued with my research on LifePage and thoroughly studied these links to gain more perspective:
  • Career in Forestry
    [Scientist (E) | Forest Research Institute]

  • Career in Horticulture
    [Associate Director | Regional Horticultural Research & Training Station]

  • Career in Floriculture
    [Principal Floriculturist | Dr Y S Parmar University of Horticulture & Forestry]

  • Career in Forest Entomology
    [Scientist (F) | Forest Research Institute]


Information about other Career Options

I also looked out for more information about other Career options and found these great articles:


Interesting Career Articles

Resume 2.0 – based on functional areas not designationsResume 2.0 – based on functional areas not designations
Education System in IndiaEducation System in India
Most important innovation in Career ChoiceMost important innovation in Career Choice
Career Counseling 2.0Career Counseling 2.0
1,200+ Career Options after 12th1,200+ Career Options after 12th






Another very interesting website is created by the leading architecture, interior, landscape design consulting practice in Dehradun A K Associates: http://www.aka.net.in

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