Assistant Gardener

From English Country Gardeners

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An exciting opportunity is available for a hands-on gardener with good amount of knowledge and skill, to work closely alongside the Head Gardener to maintain the stunning 4 acres gardens set within 30 acres, just outside of Bristol. The Assistant Gardener will form part of the estate team, being reliable and enthusiastic while implementing their knowledge across the garden.

The formal gardens are arguably some of the finest in the southwest, encapsulating four acres, featuring a walled garden, herbaceous borders, parterre, formal lawns, topiary, vegetable and fruit garden, ornamental ponds, parkland, glasshouse, mixed beds, both young and mature trees, mature formal and a tennis court.  

The owners are seeking an enthusiastic, reliable individual, who has experience within a similar setting maintaining gardens to the highest of standards. Applicants will require a rounded skillset including general maintenance techniques alongside pruning, mulching, hedge cutting, cultivation of beds and borders as well as experience using a variety of garden machinery.  Horticultural qualifications would be advantageous, alongside the completion of industry related tickets, such as PA1/PA6 spraying. In addition, any additional experience in handyperson tasks and hard landscaping would be desirable. Applicants should take pride in their work and demonstrate a passion for horticulture, while being personable with the ability to work in a team.

SALARY:        Up to £27,000
LOCATION: Near Bristol
JOB No:          EC61496

If this Assistant Gardener vacancy is of interest, please apply or contact Tom Little on 01233 733510 or

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