Full-Time Gardener

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Blue in Green Gardens, LLC is an urban gardening company based in NYC. We design, install, and maintain Manhattan and Brooklyn terraces, rooftops, public spaces, and townhouse gardens, and are looking for a gardener to join our team to help with the installation and maintenance of these outdoor spaces through the 2022 season.

Responsibilities/Duties

  • Preferred: a valid driver license and good knowledge of daily NYC navigation.
  • Ability to perform heavy physical labor (lift 40lbs) on a daily basis, in all weather conditions.
  • Strong plant and weed identification skills.
  • Basic knowledge of plant disease and insects pests, as well as IPM strategies to combat the
  • Comfort in working independently and with others on various gardening tasks.
  • One or more years of horticulture/urban gardening experience.
  • Strong communication skills and basic computer knowledge such as navigating a google calendar, updating shared spreadsheets as needed, or returning emails in a timely fashion.
  • Adhering to our and our client’s preferences in safety requirements in these COVID times.

Qualifications/Requirements

Requirements: We would expect applicants to:

  • Perform garden installations and maintenance visits to our various gardens with confidence.
  • Use existing plant knowledge to locate select perennials, annuals, trees, and shrubs from various wholesale nurseries for yearly installations.
  • Effectively communicate the state of various gardens with other team members in person, via video or photo sharing and emails to ensure their health and aesthetic.
  • Maintain the utmost level of detail in the landscape (as well as in the interiors) of our clients’ homes and gardens.

Additional Information

Contact Information

Blue in Green Gardens, LLC
Contact Name: Naima Green
Email: naima@blueingreengardens.com
Phone: 347-247-7691