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A grounds keeper takes care of lawns, trees, flowers, and shrubs in a variety of places, such as parks, golf courses, athletic fields, homes, office complexes, shopping malls, hotels, motels, and cemeteries. A groundskeeper performs a full range of duties, including planting trees, moving grass, edging, trimming, fertilizing, aerating, mulching, digging ditches, and picking up litter. A person in this occupation inspects lawns for problems, and applies fertilizers, herbicides, pesticides, and other chemicals. Some also care for buildings and equipment.

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