• Full Time
  • Live Out
  • PRIVATE AD
  • Cheshire
  • Salary: Up to £30,000 DOE

Barrowmore Hall Farm

Seeking a passionate, hardworking and reliable Sole Gardener to maintain and develop a 5 acre private garden in Cheshire, roughly 6 miles east of Chester.

About the garden

An informally set garden which includes numerous shrub and herbaceous borders, 3 wooded areas, a collection of specimen trees and trained climbing shrubs, extensive serpentine lawns, an orchard, small kitchen garden and a greenhouse.

Job responsibilities

  • All aspects of maintenance and development of hard and soft landscaping features such as lawn care, weeding, irrigating, pruning, propagating, training/supporting and pest/disease control.
  • Developing current borders along with designing and planting further areas within the garden on the owners request.
  • Providing the house with a wide range of organic fruit, vegetables and cut flowers for floral arrangements.
  • Maintaining all machinery and tools on site such as pedestrian and ride on mowers, chainsaws, strimmers, chippers, hedge cutters and leaf blowers.
  • Composting and managing all on site waste.
  • Ensuring all aspects of the workplace meet the legal requirements for a safe workplace.
  • Occasional other jobs not associated with horticulture such as preparing firewood and general repairs.

Ideal candidate (desirable but not essential)

  • Experience working in large private or public gardens.
  • Confident operator of a wide range of garden machinery.
  • Excellent plant knowledge and skilled in growing a wide range of ornamental and edible plants.
  • Hold industry recognised horticultural qualifications (minimum RHS Level 2 or equivalent).
  • Hold chemical spraying certificates (PA1 and PA6).
  • Hold a chainsaw license (CS30/31).

Other job information

  • Full time working hours of 8.00am – 5.30pm Monday to Friday.
  • Daylight hours between end of October to mid February (roughly 8.00am – 4.30pm).
  • 20 days paid holiday excluding bank holidays.
  • Entered into a pension scheme.

If you have any further questions regarding the position prior to applying please contact Hugh Marrows on hmarrows@gmail.com

This private advert is being managed directly by the employer. English Country Gardeners are not involved in the hiring process and are therefore unable to share any additional information on this role. If you have any questions regarding this position, the best course of action is to apply for the job which will open a line of communication with the employer.

Tagged as: Live Out, Sole Gardener

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JOB Ref: EC46574

Sole Gardener

  • Full Time Live Out PRIVATE AD
  • Up to £30,000 DOE
  • Cheshire

Seeking a passionate, hardworking and reliable Sole Gardener to maintain and develop a 5 acre private garden in Cheshire, roughly 6 miles east of Chester.

About the garden

An informally set garden which includes numerous shrub and herbaceous borders, 3 wooded areas, a collection of specimen trees and trained climbing shrubs, extensive serpentine lawns, an orchard, small kitchen garden and a greenhouse.

Job responsibilities

  • All aspects of maintenance and development of hard and soft landscaping features such as lawn care, weeding, irrigating, pruning, propagating, training/supporting and pest/disease control.
  • Developing current borders along with designing and planting further areas within the garden on the owners request.
  • Providing the house with a wide range of organic fruit, vegetables and cut flowers for floral arrangements.
  • Maintaining all machinery and tools on site such as pedestrian and ride on mowers, chainsaws, strimmers, chippers, hedge cutters and leaf blowers.
  • Composting and managing all on site waste.
  • Ensuring all aspects of the workplace meet the legal requirements for a safe workplace.
  • Occasional other jobs not associated with horticulture such as preparing firewood and general repairs.

Ideal candidate (desirable but not essential)

  • Experience working in large private or public gardens.
  • Confident operator of a wide range of garden machinery.
  • Excellent plant knowledge and skilled in growing a wide range of ornamental and edible plants.
  • Hold industry recognised horticultural qualifications (minimum RHS Level 2 or equivalent).
  • Hold chemical spraying certificates (PA1 and PA6).
  • Hold a chainsaw license (CS30/31).

Other job information

  • Full time working hours of 8.00am – 5.30pm Monday to Friday.
  • Daylight hours between end of October to mid February (roughly 8.00am – 4.30pm).
  • 20 days paid holiday excluding bank holidays.
  • Entered into a pension scheme.

If you have any further questions regarding the position prior to applying please contact Hugh Marrows on hmarrows@gmail.com

This private advert is being managed directly by the employer. English Country Gardeners are not involved in the hiring process and are therefore unable to share any additional information on this role. If you have any questions regarding this position, the best course of action is to apply for the job which will open a line of communication with the employer.

Tagged as: Live Out, Sole Gardener

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You can apply to this job and others using your online resume. Click the link below to submit your online resume and email your application to this employer.

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