Summer 2021 brought Landscape Workshop several awesome interns, and we want to share their experience with you! We asked them a few questions to get to know them and their internship a little better. Here’s what they had to say:

 

What is your favorite part about the landscaping industry? Seeing a project come together from start to finish  

Which department within the landscaping industry interests you the most and why? Management of projects and installations. I have always been a person who can problem solve quickly and help a group reach a common goal

What is your biggest goal this summer while on your internship? To experience the many different roles Landscape Workshop provides for employees

What has been your favorite part of interning with LW so far? Seeing the diversity of properties that are managed, maintained, and acquired 

 

 

 

What is your favorite part about the landscaping industry? Being able to work outside and work with others. 

Which department within the landscaping industry interests you the most and why? Landscape install and irrigation. Mainly because I enjoy the construction side of the industry, and the hands-on side of the job. 

What is your biggest goal this summer while on your internship? Seeing and learning more of the day to day operations of the business.

What has been your favorite part of interning with LW so far? the people

 

 

 

 

What is your favorite part about the landscaping industry? Learning the different techniques used by every crew to beautify the property

Which department within the landscaping industry interests you the most and why? Irrigation because it is the department that offers the most opportunity to learn new things every day

What is your biggest goal this summer while on your internship? Learn the different maintenance jobs, while also getting experience on the business side of landscaping

What has been your favorite part of interning with LW so far? Planting flowers because it was so fun organizing the flower beds to beautify the property

 

 

 

 What is your favorite part about the landscaping industry? What I like most about landscaping is that it lets me work outside with my hands to create something beautiful. Whether it’s installing a landscape, or just maintenance, it is extremely rewarding to look at a finished outdoor space and know that you’re the reason it looks so good. 

Which department within the landscaping industry interests you the most and why? I went into this internship most interested in landscape construction and irrigation, but my time here has re-centered my interest on maintenance practices like mowing and trimming. I did not realize until I came here how much difference there was between my personal practices, and the practices of the industry at large. There are many little tips and tricks that go into lawn maintenance that I am still learning about, especially when working with cool season grasses. 

What is your biggest goal this summer while on your internship? Simply to learn as much as I can, and gain as much experience as I can.

What has been your favorite part of interning with LW so far? Definitely the people I have had the privilege of working with. Everyone I have worked with has been extremely experienced and well versed in the industry, have been very patient with me, and have been eager to pass on their knowledge. There are some really great people here. 

 

 What is your favorite part about the landscaping industry? A sense of gratification in transforming/improving a landscape. Plus, I don’t have any trouble falling asleep at night due to all of the hard work!

Which department within the landscaping industry interests you the most and why? Floriculture/Design due to the attention a well-designed landscapes commands

What is your biggest goal this summer while on your internship? Learn the basics of maintenance so I may truly appreciate the hard work required in maintaining an attractive landscape

What has been your favorite part of interning with LW so far? Going to lunch with my mentors/managers 

 

 

 

What is your favorite part about the landscaping industry? My favorite part about the landscaping industry is the commitment to doing excellent and beautiful work surrounded by others who strive to do the same!

Which department within the landscaping industry interests you the most and why? The department that interests me the most is floriculture because so much knowledge and care goes into growing and maintaining beautiful flowers and foliage. I was able to learn so much within a short period of time that I have developed a new love for flowers. 

What is your biggest goal this summer while on your internship? My biggest goal this summer during my internship is to gather many hands-on skills during my time in each department to better understand the landscaping industry and use these skills in my future career. 

What has been your favorite part of interning with LW so far? My favorite part of interning with LW so far has been making friends with coworkers of all ages who really care about teaching you everything you need to know and encourage you to succeed!

 

 What is your favorite part about the landscaping industry? My favorite part of the landscaping industry is being able to work outside. I enjoy moving around while working, and this industry offers me just that.

Which department within the landscaping industry interests you the most and why? I think the irrigation department interests me the most because each day is different. Each day brings new obstacles which require problem solving skills to overcome.

What is your biggest goal this summer while on your internship? My biggest goal this summer is to learn as much as I can about the landscaping industry as a whole, while also building connections along the way.

What has been your favorite part of interning with LW so far? My favorite part of interning at Landscape Workshop has been making connections with all the people I work with. Everyone has been so friendly and helpful while teaching me the ins and outs of the landscaping industry. I also enjoy running a weedeater.

 

 

 What is your favorite part about the landscaping industry? Being creative outside and making outdoors spaces functional. 

 

What is your biggest goal this summer while on your internship? To gain experience on the design team.

 

Which department within the landscaping industry interests you the most and why? Hard scapes – I really enjoy the whole process of a design being built from the ground up. Patios, sidewalks, stairs, pool area, etc. 

 

What has been your favorite part of interning with LW so far? the atmosphere at landscape workshop is very positive and the people and are always there to help and motivate you. 

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