General Maintenance Gardener – T074

From horticruitment

General Maintenance Gardener required

Our client, based in central London, is a well established, prize-winning, garden maintenance company established over 20 years ago. They maintain 20 gardens, contemporary garden, communal gardens, roof and water gardens. Currently recruiting maintenance gardeners to join dynamic team in central London. They look after a wide range of roof gardens, water gardens, herbaceous borders, garden squares & topiary gardens.

This exciting hands on role, where you will work closely with your GM Head Gardener within a team of 8, offers the opportunity to work on some top end gardens.  You will need a love of and enthusiasm for plants and gardens.  A good basic knowledge of horticulture and experience within the industry is required; a desire to learn and develop is vital. You will need to be good at communicating and enjoy being part of a close knit team, whilst being able to show initiative.

  • Weeding and seasonal pruning and planting.
  • Hedge cutting.
  • Lawn mowing and border edging.
  • Watering
  • Irrigation installation and repair.
  • Planting of annuals and bulbs.
  • Support the GM foreman to ensure that your gardens reach their full potential.
  • Ensure all tools, materials and plants are taken to site when required.
  • Assist in day-today maintenance of sheds
  • Ensure that the vans are kept clean and tidy with a full set of tools.
  • Reporting any problems immediately.
  • Ensure all health and safety procedures are followed.
  • Attend staff meetings.
  • Be punctual.
  • Look tidy.
  • Wear the correct clothing.
  • Reliable & flexible
  • Good plant knowledge & care
  • Experience of high end private or public gardens

Candidate requirements:

  • Good horticultural knowledge.
  • To be highly organized and efficient time management.
  • A desire to develop and learn.
  • A full UK drivers licence.

Hours of work: Hours 8am-4.30pm with 1 hour off during the day.

Holiday: 20 days paid holiday per annum plus bank holidays.

If this General Maintenance Gardener vacancy is of interest, please apply or contact Mark Bolam on 01233 732767 or

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