Gardener – Lawn Specialist – ADV245 – Please respond direct to advertiser

From tbream

The Role

We are seeking a skilled gardener / lawn specialist to join a team of 3 on a 20 acre  estate, just south of Twyford, Berkshire. The garden is private with potential to open for NGS days.

Position available on a self-employed basis – Very competitive hourly rate.

The garden comprises of 3.5 acres of lawns, a rose garden, topiary garden, 100 metre long herbaceous border, vegetable garden, stumpery, meadows and a Rhododendron walk. All is kept to a very high standard.

The role will involve all aspects of garden maintenance, with an emphasis on lawn maintenance, especially during the summer.

The candidate will be expected to carry out all aspects of lawn maintenance, including mowing, feeding, use of fungicides and pesticides and have a detailed knowledge of lawn maintenance methods and practices.

The team work closely together so great communication skills are vital.

 

The Candidate

The ideal candidate will have:

– a qualification in horticulture / grounds maintenance

– experience of managing turf to a high standard

– ride-on mower experience

– PA1 and PA6 certificates

– a good eye for detail and will take pride in their work

– enthusiasm for horticulture

– great communication skills.