Private Household

Part-time experienced gardener required for new but well established garden, working for an elderly but enthusiastic and active couple (the Owners).  The successful applicant must have a discrete approach to the role and be answerable to the Owners or, in their absence, the House Manager.

An interest in an unusual collection of trees, shrubs, perennials and house-plants would be useful.

He/she would need to work independently, or with a team of up to 3 additional part-time gardeners.

A flexible and adaptable approach is required and the work will be varied throughout the year.

Days and hours negotiable, up to 20 hours per week.

The job entails all the usual gardening duties, including but not limited to:

  • Rose pruning (as necessary throughout the year)
  • Receiving garden-associated deliveries – plant, trees, compost etc
  • Report on stock levels of garden-associated requirements
  • Mowing
  • Propagating
  • Knowledge of fruit tree pruning would be advantageous

Note: Use of chemicals kept to a minimum.

The applicant must have a love and enjoyment of gardening.
Salary to be discussed.

Contact: E: / M: 07824 391518

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