Senior Gardener

From horticruitment

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Working For: horticruitment

Senior Gardener required

Job Ref L701

The client is a well-established company of over 25 years, based in central London, nurturing beautiful gardens of private individuals. In addition to your horticultural job, your role will include fulfilling paperwork, ensuring staff adhere to the highest of standards; organising your team’s movements; arranging deliveries and estimating (after 6 months of employment) and liaising with clients.


-Excellent horticultural knowledge, from plant identification to pest identification and from pruning techniques to plant care. i.e. to recognise the difference between a Borage and Foxglove seedling, between a woolly aphid and a vine weevil, an espalier and a fan-trained Apple

-Exceptional attention to detail, be creative and have the highest standards of horticultural practice and tidiness

-Be able to lead a team and motivate staff.

-Be punctual, tidy in appearance and have good “common sense”.

-Be able to communicate clearly with clients, staff and be able to keep records (fluent in written English)

-A full clean UK driving licence and be happy to work out of London with occasional nights away.


-£30-34k per annum starting salary (subject to plant knowledge) with pay rise after 12 months.

-Working hours 7am/8am – 4.30pm/5.30pm Monday to Friday

-References will be required

-Use of a company van, uniform plus mobile phone allowance.

-Annual bonus subject to company financial performance

-Excellent training

-Solid long-term prospects

If this Senior Gardener vacancy is of interest, please apply or contact Ruth Bolam on 01233 732767 or

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Thank you for the interest you have shown in this Senior 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 Senior Gardener vacancy will have been unsuccessful.