Free-Lance Gardeners

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Start Date: April  Compensation: $18-$23 per hour, Salary based on experience

Maple Landscape and Design is a Brooklyn based company transforming outdoor spaces into unique gardens with an emphasis on native planting and sustainable practices.

We are looking for free-lance gardeners for the months of April and May to assist with our various garden installation projects. This position would be suitable for free-lancers, gig workers and students with flexible hours who are interested in picking up a few shifts and learn about gardening. Candidates must have flexible hours and enjoy working outside. Opportunities for growth based on performance.


  • Assist in the planting of trees, shrubs, perennials, and groundcovers under supervision
  • Prepare garden beds for planting with digging, soil amendment and transplanting
  • Laying down simple pavers, edging and light hardscaping work
  • Perform maintenance tasks such as weeding, pruning, fertilizing, mulching, and sweeping
  • Accompany on nursery runs and help with loading, unloading, and driving vans as needed
  • Keep records of visits and alert supervisor of issues with plants and garden


  • Flexible schedules and ability to commit for April and May
  • Some gardening experience with ability to identify plants and diseases preferred
  • Ability to work outdoors in all weather conditions
  • Comfortable with using garden hand tools and some basic power tools
  • Ability to lift 50lbs and perform physical labor
  • Valid driver’s license preferred
  • Interest in learning about gardening and landscaping industry

Additional Information

Please provide a resume along with a introduction and why you’re interested in the position. Thank you!

Contact Information

Maple Landscape and Design