Forde Abbey is a one of the country’s most beautiful house and gardens situated on the Somerset/Dorset border. The House and Gardens are open to the public on a daily basis attracting over 50,000 visitors each year. We are looking for a dynamic Nursery propagator to join the gardening team to help supply our plant nursery and develop the plant collection for the garden.
The propagator will be responsible for:
Ordering, propagating and growing on all stock for the sales area and gardens.
Liaising and working with the gardening team
Keeping the nursery stocked and presented to a high standard
Laying out and managing space within the nursery.
Creating and following a spray programme when required.
All other propagating duties
The successful applicant should:
Be able to work independently and as part of a team.
Have a positive motivated attitude
PA1 and PA6 Spraying qualifications are desirable
Have level 3 or equivalent experience is required
Have nursery experience
Have experience of propagating a wide range of plants.
Be prepared to work some weekends and overtime during the peak season.