Experienced Gardener

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Lisa Mantoni Landscape Design is a Brooklyn-based design and build firm with clients in Manhattan and Brooklyn. Position will be approximately 2-3 days/week with potential for full time.

Responsibilities/Duties

  • Assist with all aspects of garden installation on rooftops, terraces and backyards
  • Maintain gardens in Manhattan and Brooklyn; duties include pruning, deadheading, transplanting, fertilizing, weeding, pest and disease monitoring/treatment and sweeping all garden areas and surfaces
  • Monitor and adjust irrigation systems on an as-needed basis
  • Take detailed notes and photos for each job and send daily reports to owner

Qualifications/Requirements

  • 3+ years of professional experience AND/OR formal education in horticulture is a must
  • Reliable, punctual and good work ethic
  • Team player, responsive to directions and able to prioritize tasks
  • Extremely detail-oriented
  • Good knowledge of plant ID, maintenance requirements and pruning timing/techniques
  • Familiar with pests/disease ID and general knowledge of treatment techniques
  • Knowledge of drip irrigation systems – how to program settings and do minor repairs
  • Ability to lift heavy things…..repeatedly.
  • Be fun and personable! We like to laugh while we do back-breaking labor
  • Clean driver’s license a plus

Additional Information

Salary commensurate with experience​. Please send resume and 2-3 professional references.

Contact Information

Lisa Mantoni Landscape D
Contact Name: Lisa Mantoni
Email: lisa.mantoni@gmail.com