Estate Gardener

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Start Date: 3/01/23  Compensation: $25-$35/hr (commensurate with experience)

We are looking for an experienced gardener to work at a beautiful privately owned estate in Bellport Long Island. Although less than 4 acres the has estate has an extremely diverse and layered planting scheme with a dual focus of natives in addition to rare exotic plants. There are formal beds, large scale perennial beds, mixed shrub borders, woodland shade gardens, topiary gardens, over 100 summer annual pots (collected from around the world) along with a small greenhouse. 

The position is part time, 2-3 days a week from mid-March through mid-December.


  • All of the usual garden tasks: weeding, watering, deadheading, pruning, planting, and tracking garden status/tasks make up the usual day to day duties. The ratio of these tasks shifts throughout the growing season. 
  • This job does not include any lawn mowing or heavy machine work. 


This position requires:

  • extensive knowledge both of plant names and their horticultural requirements
  • experience working in a high end residential garden setting
  • a passion and respect for all beautiful things
  • willingness to work outdoors in all weather, alone or as a team
  • a temperament which thrives on a variety of tasks ranging between repetitive manual labor and delicate, aesthetic problem solving.

Contact Information

Sea Green LLC
Contact Name: Suvi Asch
Phone: 9175443415