Experienced Head Gardener
Start Date: Asap Compensation: $35/hr
Holly, Wood & Vine, Ltd. is a long-established, full service landscape design/build firm, specializing in the design and construction of New York City brownstone backyard and terrace gardens. We are currently seeking a fulltime Gardener/Horticulturalist, with a minimum 4years experience in all aspects of urban gardening.
- Excellent knowledge of plant names and culture (fertilizing, soil preparation, planting, pruning, weeding, etc.).
- Ability to professionally and courteously communicate directly with clientele.
- Highly detailed work ethic.
- Keen aesthetic for combining and positioning plants in containers and planting beds.
- Good understanding of, and ability to treat, plant diseases and pests.
- Possess a good and positive attitude, in all weather conditions.
- Valid NY driver’s license, with a clean driving record, and ability to drive a truck up to 16’.
- Experience purchasing plant material from wholesale nurseries on Long Island and in NJ.
- Capacity to think independently, identifying problems and solving them.
- Possess a working knowledge of drip irrigation and landscape lighting systems.
- Work constructively and collaboratively with a small, tight-knit group of gardening professionals.
Please send resume and cover letter to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Holly, Wood & Vine, Ltd.