Fine Gardener


Private Estate
Barnstable, MA 02635
United States

Industry
Horticulture
Application Closing Date
3/31/2024
Manages Others
No
Experience Required
Yes
Employment Type
Employee
Work Schedule
Full-Time
Travel
No Travel

Job Description

We are searching for an experienced fine gardener with a passion for ornamental horticulture to join our growing team.
 
Planning and design of garden layout and color coordination
 
Purchase and installation of plant material to include perennials, annuals, flowering shrubs and bulbs
 
Planting, irrigation bed maintenance, soil amendment, hand pruning, transplanting, dividing, mulching, fertilization and appropriate organic pest control
 
Rose care, pruning and fertilization
 
Seasonal planter installation
 
Spring prep and fall cut back
 
Willingness to work with property owners, landscape architect and on-site landscapers
 
Supervision of junior gardener
 
Essential to this position is a dedicated approach to the development and care of the gardens, together with a keen sense of detail, an efficient work ethic and a positive attitude.
 
We offer competitive compensation and full benefits 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Job Requirements
Experience in horticulture/ornamental horticulture with an emphasis on fine gardening

Experience in design and color theory

Experience in, and a thorough knowledge of, plant and soil irrigation and nutrition. Purchasing, installation and care of perennial and annual plant material. Pest management. Pruning. Plant propagation. Plant identification

A working knowledge of greenhouse operations

Able to work effectively on a number of tasks concurrently while meeting deadlines and changing priorities

Ability to lift 40 lbs and work in variable weather

US Work Authorization

Valid Massachusetts driving license with clean driving record

Trial period three months

To start spring 2024