ALRESFORD, HAMPSHIRE HEAD GARDENER

Gardener
UK

ALRESFORD, HAMPSHIRE
HEAD GARDENER
Our client requires a hands-on, enthusiastic head gardener with a real desire and interest to maintain and improve the extensive grounds, beautifully and to exacting standards.
You’ll be working as part of a small established team undertaking garden maintenance tasks as required throughout the seasons whilst leading a team of 4 including an apprentice.

Tasks include:
• General garden maintenance
• Planting
• Tending to herbaceous plants
• Hedge cutting
• Grass cutting
• Leaf collecting
• Weeding
• Lawn treatments
• Fruit tree pruning and harvesting of apples and pears
• Caring for mature trees
• Disease and pest control
• Irrigation

An understanding of maintaining a walled garden and glasshouse is desired.
You’ll be hard working, organised, enthusiastic, meticulous, have excellent communication skills with a ‘can do’ attitude and able to work well and motivate a small gardening team based in Alresford, Hampshire. It’s a rewarding role working for a young family who are keen to further develop their gardens and grounds. This is a full time, live-out position working 5 days per week (with occasional weekend morning work on a rota basis during the summer months). You’ll have a real passion for gardening and the ability to carefully operate and care for machinery and tools. Spraying certifications and chainsaw license are essential for this role.
An excellent salary is offered dependent on previous experience. (HU3522)

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