The owner of this high end, well established company (third generation), aim is for his clients to be surrounded by plants and beautifully created gardens, throughout the seasons. Our client ensures the company is structured in such a way that the quality of gardening as well as the customer service is not compromised. Significant horticultural skills and experience working on private estates are the main criteria for the role of Head Gardener. The current team are dedicated and reliable horticultural trained specialists with a wealth of professionalism and knowledge and are fully in tune with new trends and trade products, delivering the absolute best level of gardening. The private estates are located across Buckinghamshire, London and the home counties regions.
Our client says “Our professional planting teams consist of the most experienced people available in the UK to carry out the safe handling and planting of large trees, fine topiary pieces and instant hedges.”
The Head Gardener will be responsible for their team, working on the 3/4-acre estates that comprise of; arboretums, ponds, manicured lawns (tasks included scarification, aeration), large herbaceous boarders, formal gardens that have, roses, box hedging and topiary. As well as the grounds, the driveways, paths, sitting areas need to be presented to a high standard, clear of debris and clean. Planting will involve creating amazing seasonal flowering borders and/or planters.
Together with excellent plant knowledge and horticultural skills applicants must have the knowledge to ensure garden equipment and machinery are maintained and kept in good working order.
During the working week of 44 hours (additional hours will be paid as overtime) you will visit up to 5 estate gardens managing two Assistant Gardeners, you will need to complete client/job reports to ensure materials etc. are ordered. A company van will be provided, a driving licence and PA1 & PA6 certificates are essential for the Head Gardener role. This is a full time employed position with a company pension and holiday entitlement of 20 days + 8 days bank holidays.
If this Head Gardener vacancy is of interest, please apply or contact Ruth Bolam on 01233 732767 or email@example.com.
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