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Skilled Gardener

Employer
Barton Abbey Estate
Location
Oxfordshire
Salary
Competitive salary based on 40 hours per week
Closing date
2 Mar 2024

The gardens are an excellent example of a traditional country estate garden and comprises of formal and informal lawns, shrub and herbaceous borders, hedges, a large walled garden used for the production of fruit, vegetables, and cut flowers.  There is a large lake, smaller pond, two heated greenhouses for the production of plants for the use throughout the year in the main house as well as for extensive propagation of plants used in the gardens and NGS open day.

The successful applicant will assist the Head gardener in all aspects of the garden. 

 The applicant must be a hands-on team player who is willing to help in all matters within the garden and help develop junior members of the gardening team.

 The applicant will need at least 3 years relevant experience with a comprehensive plant knowledge and ideally has a RHS qualification or the equivalent NVQ, HND, OND City & Guilds.

 Accommodation of a 1 bedroom studio flat can be made available.

 Competitive salary based on 40 hours per week.

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