Nursery and Greenhouse Mock Interview

To help you prepare for your Nursery and Greenhouse interview, here are 33 interview questions and answer examples.

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What are your salary expectations?

"Currently, I earn $16 per hour plus overtime. Last year my earnings were $42,000 and I would like to stay in the same range or slightly higher."

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33 Nursery and Greenhouse Interview Questions & Answers

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  • 1. What are your salary expectations?

  • 2. Tell me a bit more about yourself.

  • 3. Tell me about your experience with hybrid plants.

  • 4. What challenges do you most anticipate with this position?

  • 5. In your own words, how are perennials different from biennials and annuals?

  • 6. How do you feel about using pesticides?

  • 7. Tell me about your experience with plant propagation.

  • 8. Are you committed to expanding your gardening and plant knowledge?

  • 9. Are you familiar with what we do at this nursery / greenhouse?

  • 10. Which plants do you believe grow well in the shade?

  • 11. What questions do you have for me?

  • 12. Do you consider yourself a team player?

  • 13. Rate your communication skills from 1-10 with proper examples backing your given rating.

  • 14. Outside of work, what type of creative activities do you like to pursue?

  • 15. If hired here, how long do you believe you would stay at our company?

  • 16. How do you show your co-workers the importance of communication in the workplace?

  • 17. How do you like to encourage ideas in others?

  • 18. What sparked your interest in botany?

  • 19. Would you consider yourself a team player?

  • 20. How do you stay organized on the busiest of days?

  • 21. What is your communication style with customers when it comes to teaching them about plants, and gardening?

  • 22. What do you enjoy most about your current nursery job?

  • 23. What sort of related tools, machines, or equipment do you have experience working with?

  • 24. Do you have any education related to the care of plants?

  • 25. Do you have any gardening experience?

  • 26. Why are you the best candidate for our nursery / greenhouse?

  • 27. Why do you want a career in botany?

  • 28. In your opinion, what three shrubs should every landscaping job include?

  • 29. Have you ever witnessed a plant die and could not place a reason behind it?

  • 30. Tell me about your experience with plant diseases.

  • 31. Where did you first learn to care for plants?

  • 32. What are your favorite plants, and why?

  • 33. Why do you want to work for our nursery / greenhouse?