An exciting opportunity has become available for a passionate and motivated Sole Gardener to maintain and continue to enhance the stunning gardens of an Estate in Norfolk. The role is open to applicants looking for either 4 or 5 days on a permanent basis.
The estate covers about 30 acres of land with the majority being woodland with mixed species, parkland mainly with mature oak and ash and fields. The grade I listed property is covered in climbing roses and is surrounded by a 1-acre garden that consists of formal terraces, lawns, extensive wisteria walkway, a deep mixed border beside a gravel path leading down to the river, a hazel nuttery, a knot garden of dwarf box, high yew hedges, yew and box topiary and a ha-ha. There is also a pond, a walled garden with fruit trees, a kitchen garden, herb garden and two greenhouses that are currently not in use.
This is an excellent opportunity for a Sole Gardener with a real passion for horticulture looking for a long term and rewarding role on a beautiful estate. The Sole Gardener will be responsible for the maintenance of the garden to a high standard and will work closely with the owner to enhance the garden further. He / She will ideally have the enthusiasm and excellent plant knowledge as well as specialist knowledge such as pest and disease control as the owners wish to keep the garden as organic as possible.
The ideal candidate will hold a level 2 academic horticultural qualification and have experience managing a private estate garden to a high horticultural standard. Experience in the use and maintenance of garden machinery including chainsaw licence is essential. A driving licence is required for the role.
SALARY: £30,000 – £33,000 depending on experience
JOB No: EC31589
If this Sole Gardener vacancy is of interest, please apply or contact Sara Yassin on 01233 733510 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
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