A hands-on Gardener is required to work alongside the existing Gardener who has been with the Estate for 21 years. The Estate comprises 6 acres that includes herbaceous shrubs, rose borders, small orchard, old rose garden, knot garden, patio area, yew and box hedging, topiary and also vegetable/cut flower garden and greenhouse. Ideally applicants are hands on gardeners with experience and ability to manage time and work independently. You will need extensive knowledge of pruning, plant maintenance and eye for detail, particularly with herbaceous borders. An RHS level 2/3 qualification would be an advantage. You must be willing to work in a team and also be prepared to work the odd weekend for NGS open day. A 1 bedroom cottage is available and you would be required to take on the duties of a key holder if living in.
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