WILLIAMSBURG -- There are 30 full-time workers in the landscaping department at Busch Gardens in Williamsburg.
My crew was planting new flowers near the Festhaus.
Supervisor Jason Camper got a horticulture degree from Virginia Tech and has been at Busch Gardens for 12 years. He heads up a team that's responsible for 14,000 plants across the 250-acre park.
For 24 straight years, the crew has helped Busch Gardens earn the title "World's Most Beautiful Theme Park" and they take great pride in that.
"It's a good service job and to be able to make everything beautiful for our guests is great," said landscaping crew member Ashley Miller.
I was cleaning out beds near Machtower and trimming topiary behind the Festhaus.
"I love Busch Gardens. I used to come over here as a guest, like 100 times a season. I'd just walk around and admire the flower beds. So, now, I was able to get a job -- so life is perfect," said landscaping crew member Fred Bowman.
What kind of hours do they put in?
"In the summer? Well today was 5 to 1:30. But usually right now it's 6 to 2:30," said Linda Kovtun.
The next time you go to Busch Gardens or Water Country give a nod to the hardworking landscaping crews.