Landscaping Mock Interview

To help you prepare for your Landscaping interview, here are 35 interview questions and answer examples.

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How did you obtain your general knowledge of landscaping? How do you keep up on current trends?

There are a number of ways to learn about landscaping. Most people learn by either starting their own lawn care business or getting a job doing manual labor for a landscaping company. Courses are also helpful to continue your education and also to teach some of the essentials. You can learn most of the basics through going out there and getting your hands dirty! Share your knowledge and experience!

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35 Landscaping Interview Questions & Answers

  • 1. How did you obtain your general knowledge of landscaping? How do you keep up on current trends?

  • 2. What was the toughest job you've done in the past?

  • 3. How would your previous employer describe you?

  • 4. Do you have experience working with little to no supervision?

  • 5. Tell me about a time when you went above and beyond to exceed client expectations.

  • 6. How do you handle unexpected situations that might cause you to be late for work?

  • 7. Are you willing to work overtime, weekends and holidays, if needed?

  • 8. Do you have any mulching experience?

  • 9. Do you have experience with basic lawn care, like weeding and tree trimming?

  • 10. Do you have any experience designing your own projects?

  • 11. What was the toughest situation you've had designing a project?

  • 12. What was your most successful design project? Why do you believe it was successful?

  • 13. What are your career goals?

  • 14. What goes into your decision when pairing plants together?

  • 15. Do you know how to stripe a lawn? Do you consider yourself good at it?

  • 16. Tell me about a time when you experienced a conflict with a coworker.

  • 17. Tell me about a time when you worked with a team to accomplish a project. What were some of the challenges?

  • 18. How do you stay motivated?

  • 19. Are you a team player?

  • 20. Tell me about your landscaping experience.

  • 21. What types of projects could you see yourself enjoy working on a large scale or small scale?

  • 22. What do you dislike about landscaping?

  • 23. What experience do you have in landscape architect?

  • 24. Give me some examples of your past work.

  • 25. Tell me about any training or education you have in landscaping.

  • 26. Have you worked for any well known landscaping companies in the past?

  • 27. What are your strengths?

  • 28. Why do you want to work for our landscaping team?

  • 29. Tell me about a time when you received negative feedback.

  • 30. If I ask you to do something in a way you are not used to, how would you handle this?

  • 31. How do you adapt to changes at work?

  • 32. How do you incorporate elements of design into your planning?

  • 33. Give me an example of your attention to detail.

  • 34. Are you familiar with a variety of botanical terms?

  • 35. Do you have the ability to see a finished product, before its done?