Position Filled

Part Time Skilled Gardener

From English Country Gardeners

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A fantastic opportunity has arisen for a part-time Skilled Gardener to maintain an established flower garden to a high horticultural standard near Faringdon, Oxfordshire.  This position is offered to self-employed experienced gardeners in the locality, on the basis of 3 days per week to focus on the finer horticultural aspects of the garden.

Although the total size of the garden is 4 acres, the Skilled gardener will be responsible for approximately ½ an acre flower garden encompassing mixed beds and borders, cut flowers and a small kitchen garden.  The successful applicant will work alongside an experienced groundsperson who maintains the lawns, hedges, trees and tennis court.

The position would suit a horticulturalist with a real passion and interest in flowering plants. They will be established gardeners with demonstrable experience in managing and maintaining ornamental aspects of gardening.  Excellent plant knowledge is required as well as excellent knowledge of species-specific pruning, plant training and growing fruit and vegetables.  An ability to identify and manage plant pests and diseases is important.

Applicants should live within commuting distance of the vacancy and have a full driving licence with their own transport.

This is an exciting opportunity open to plantsmen / plantswomen that appreciate working for friendly employers who enjoy their garden. A horticulturalist who is reliable, self-motivated, has excellent time management skills and can demonstrate a thorough understanding of horticulture.

SALARY:        £25/ hr DOE
LOCATION: Faringdon, Oxfordshire
JOB No:          EC61417

If this Part Time Skilled Gardener vacancy is of interest, please apply or contact Sara Yassin on 01233 733510 or info@englishcountrygardeners.co.uk.

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Thank you for the interest you have shown in this Part Time Skilled 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  Part Time Skilled Gardener vacancy will have been unsuccessful.