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Skilled Gardener - Full Time

Employer
Julie Toll Limited
Location
Ayot St Lawrence, Welwyn
Salary
£30k-£35k DOE
Closing date
24 Jun 2024

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Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Function
Gardening Jobs
Sector
Groundskeeping & Maintenance
Seniority
Executive

Job Details

SKILLED GARDENER ADVERT

Employer                                        Private garden/estate

Location                                          Ayot St Lawrence, Hertfordshire

Salary                                               £30,000-£35,000 DOE

Vacancies                                        Skilled Gardener

 

The Garden

A privately owned garden/estate surrounding a grade II historic property comprising of 5 acres of garden with trees, shrubs, perennial borders, orchard, kitchen garden, orangery, veg production glasshouse & poly tunnels & 35 acres of paddocks & parkland.  All maintained to the highest standard.  We open the gardens annually for one weekend in late May for the National Gardens Scheme.

Successful applicants will be part of a small team working with the owner, garden designer & head gardener.

Previous experience on a private estate and horticulturally diverse gardens preferred.

Professional Horticultural skills and qualifications are also preferred, ideally RHS qualification level 2 and spray certificate level PA1/PA6.

Competence in the safe operation of common garden machinery is essential.

A full clean driving licence is required for the commute to and from the rurally located estate.

 

Typical duties will include but may not be limited to: -

  • General garden maintenance and management of all plantings
  • Seasonal bulb planting
  • Pruning of shrubs, plants, top & soft fruit
  • Assisting with greenhouse management & maintenance
  • Assisting with irrigation, water features & swimming pool
  • Weed & pest control through organic means where possible
  • Assisting with composting
  • Assisting with lawn cutting, aeration, fertilising, edging, verticutting & scarifying
  • Assisting with grass tennis court maintenance

Other estate duties are likely to include maintenance of gravel drives, york stone paths, garden sculptures, garden furniture, carpet tennis court & assisting with maintenance of all garden machinery.

 

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