At Arne Maynard Garden Design we are often looking for really special gardeners to work closely with us and our clients. Mark Read at English Country Gardeners is extremely knowledgeable, personable and really goes above and beyond to seek out the best candidates for our client’s gardens both in the UK and the USA. We trust Mark explicitly in his approach and highly recommend contacting him for your recruitment needs – he is an absolute pleasure to work with.
I contacted English Country Gardeners in a state of panic after our gardener left, and within 3 weeks an eminently suitable replacement had been found, after a series of interviews with others that had been recommended by them. They were courteous, extremely efficient, and understood exactly what we were looking for. I couldn’t recommend them highly enough.
English Country Gardeners were wonderful to work with from start to finish. They took the time to really understand the role we were trying to fill and quickly provided suitable candidates for interviews. We ended up employing a wonderful gardener and we are very grateful to ECG for helping us. Their professionalism in sourcing references and supplying us with all the necessary information was brilliant and we wouldn’t hesitate in using them again or recommending them to others.
Painshill is a unique 18th Century English Landscape and we have used English Country Gardeners to source staff to maintain this living work of art. The candidates put forward each time have had the particular qualities and skills that we have been looking for. In addition, their recruitment team have been extremely supportive.
What We Do
English Country Gardeners are the specialist employment agency for the recruitment of skilled gardening staff. English Country Gardeners are dedicated to the professional gardener and estate owner. For over 25 years we have been providing our clients with a worldwide specialist search and selection service. English Country Gardeners is firmly placed as the leading agency for the recruitment of permeant professional gardeners.
Latest Filled Positions
Circa £26,000 DOE
The garden was designed 25 years ago by the garden designer George Carter and has been developed into a stunning vista garden with incredible landscape views and expansive lawns. The friendly owners are looking forward to welcoming the new gardener to join the estate team to continue to maintain and develop the gardens of this beautiful grade II* listed private estate on the Essex / Suffolk Border.
Up to £30,000 DOE
An experienced, creative and committed gardener will be joining to work in collaboration with the owners to further enhance a beautiful woodland garden situated in a rural hillside location in Glen Glass, near Evanton in the Highlands of Scotland.
Up to £30,000 DOE
An experienced Kitchen Gardener will be joining to take ownership of a varied and interesting productive garden on this beautiful and well-known private estate in Hertfordshire. The Kitchen Gardener will liaise with the property owner and a highly respected Chelsea Gold Medal winning designer to ensure the smooth running and further development of the kitchen garden in line with new ideas and techniques.
£28,000 – £30,000 DOE
An inspired and experienced gardener will be joining this Suffolk estate to take ownership and drive an exciting long-term project creating courtyards as well as improving various aspects of the garden.
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