Full Time Head Gardener, Bury St Edmunds – REF 821 * UNDER OFFER*

Position Filled
Posted on
August 24, 2021
Near Bury St Edmunds
Job Type
Permanent / Full-time / Live in / Live out
Private Household & Estate / Gardener / Groundsperson

Full Time Head Gardener required, preferably with horticultural qualifications, to head up this small established team managing beautiful, formal gardens totalling 8 acres.

The Position

  • Full Time – 40 hours a week
  • Heading up a small team of gardeners and groundsman
  • Managing 8 acres (6 acres of formal garden)
  • Lawn care( use of large garden machinery)
  • Restocking and replanting following plans and using own initiative
  • Working closely with property owners who are passionate about their garden
  • Excellent understanding or seasonal requirement within the garden
  • Areas of garden include-formal lawns, formal borders, cutting garden, greenhouse, vegetable garden, topiary, pond, terraces and more.

The Person will :-

  • Be Reliable, enthusiastic with a genuine passion for horticulture
  • Have Excellent plant knowledge (RHS qualification preferred)
  • Work well within a small team and be able to advise, guide and assist others
  • Be able to read landscape drawings and create new areas gin the garden when required
  • Be able to successfully grow vegetables, fruit and manage the greenhouse
  • Be able to use and maintain large garden machinery (ride on mower, strimmer etc)
  • Have good experience with topiary and general hedgecutting
  • Understand the seasons and be able to plan the work ahead
  • Be fit, active and have the ability to carry out some heavy work

Good salary offered to the successful, fully referenced person.

Tel Jackie 07979 501997  or Rebecca 07771655879