Assistant Gardener – Live out Hampshire £23-£27k DOE

Southampton, Hampshire
Hours
Full Time
Posted
28 days ago
Salary
£23-£27K
Recruiter
Town And Country Staff
Closes
23 Oct 2021
Contract type
Permanent
Recruiter Type
Direct Employer

Town And Country Staff

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Description

A great opportunity for an enthusiastic, skilled gardener to join a small team at a private residence in the New Forest 20 Mins drive from Southampton. The 40 acre gardens are managed with organic principles and combine 2 vegetable gardens, formal ornamental beds surrounding the 3 main lawns, a large woodland garden, wildflower parkland and ornamental lake. This is a lovely role as you will be working with a head gardener and groundman to look after the gardens and grounds of this beautiful country home.

Duties will include:

Working with both ornamental and production horticulture
Propagation / greenhouse / nursery work
Soil preparation and planting
Weeding beds, mowing and edging lawns
Hedge cutting and topiary maintenance
Feeding
Watering
Pruning and training
Seasonal lawn maintenance
Ensuring the highest levels of presentation and maintenance

Candidate:

Experience of working in a similar estate garden environment
Must be able to work to organic management regime, and understand the challenges that presents.
Driving license required
Horticultural qualification
Chainsaw / Tractor qualifications are desirable
Hands-on practical person
Self-motivated
Willing to work outside all year round
Up to date knowledge of health and safety

This is a full time, permanent position.

This is a live out for someone who lives in the local area . Monday to Friday 8am to 5pm. Salary in the range of £23K -£27k DOE

Ad ID: 5402237888

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