Fine Gardener

Private Estate
Barnstable, MA 02635
United States

Application Closing Date
Manages Others
Experience Required
Employment Type
Work Schedule
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