Get paid £50 a hour to be a Minecraft virtual gardener in Milton Keynes

Minecraft players can earn £50 an hour by designing their perfect outdoor spaces.

Tuesday, 9th March 2021, 6:52 pm
Updated Tuesday, 9th March 2021, 6:56 pm

A gardening and shed review site has launched the world’s first Minecraft landscape gardening service, allowing players to hire a virtual gardener to help design their in-house universe.

Available to players worldwide, the brand is inviting creative members of the public to apply to be a part of the collective of virtual gardeners, where they can expect to earn upwards of £50 an hour

Virtual landscape gardeners are able to set their own rates,and clients will receive real time feedback from their consultant, along with a list of recommended styles to achieve the desired look and feel of their ideal garden.

Minecraft players can apply

To apply to be a virtual landscape gardener visit: will be asked to provide a brief description of relevant experience, along with their CV. A Nintendo Switch console, PlayStation or Xbox, plus a copy of the Minecraft game and a strong internet connection are all required to apply for the role.

Players who hire a consultant will have them visit their virtual world where they can discuss desired styles and find practical solutions in real time. Consultants will also be able to mock up a number of different design styles and suggested combinations, for players to refer back to at a later date should they feel the need for a redesign.

Minecraft was initially launched in 2011 and has been popular with gamers ever since. There were 126 million active players in 2020.

The latest games that were released were Minecraft Dungeons in 2020, and Minecraft Earth in 2019. There are two versions in the game; Survival mode and Creative mode. In Creative mode, players have all resources available for them to build their ideal digital world.

Kate Fromings from, said: “Minecraft is more popular than ever, and with the new Claves & Cliffs game scheduled to be released in 2021, we expect its popularity will continue to grow. Whilst we have a roadmap from the government, many of us are still going to be at home for the next few months, and virtual games have the power of allowing players to stay connected even with the ongoing restrictions.

“Here at WhatShed we love everything gardens and wanted to share our passions with the gamers of the world! Our reason behind setting up this service was to extend our passions into virtual dimensions, especially whilst most of us aren’t outside as much as we’d like at the moment.

“We’re looking forward to recruiting some talented virtual gardeners for the service, and helping players create the universe of their dreams.”