Applications are invited for the position of Experienced Gardener for a large country property situated in rural Hampshire. The property is surrounded by fields and wooded area and has 4 acres of formal gardens
The beautiful landscaped garden has extensive areas of lawn plus well established borders, box and yew hedging, garden shrubs, there is also a vegetable garden plus terraces and garden paths as well as many mature trees including a wooded area., The gardens and grounds are maintained to a high standard throughout the year.
We seek applications from professional gardeners who have proven experience of maintaining a large formal garden. Good plant knowledge is essential preferably backed up by appropriate horticultural qualifications plus PA1/6 sprayers certificates.
Duties will include, lawn care and mowing, maintenance of shrubs and planted areas – including new planting as required, maintain and trim box and yew hedging, maintenance of the vegetable garden including bringing on new vegetables and flowers in the greenhouse.
You should be familiar with the safe use and general maintenance of normal garden machinery and equipment including the use of small ladders.
Applicants must be able to work to a high standard, with a good eye for detail, and be able to plan and organise their work schedule throughout the seasons.
Working hours are flexible but generally 7.5 – 8hrs per day with a lunch and tea break. The gardens include a gardeners bathroom and kitchen.
SALARY: £28,000 – £33,000 DOE
LOCATION: Hampshire/Wiltshire borders
JOB No: EC32696
If this Experienced Gardener vacancy is of interest, please apply or contact Ruth Bolam on 01233 733510 or email@example.com.
Thank you for the interest you have shown in this Experienced Gardener vacancy. Unfortunately, due to the high volume of applications that we receive, it is not possible to respond to every one. Therefore, unless you hear from us within the next 14 days, your application for this Experienced Gardener vacancy will have been unsuccessful.