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Compensation: 20-30 per hour

christygardens is an organic garden design company servicing an exciting clientele of high end residences, hotels and galleries in Manhattan and Brooklyn.

We are seeking friendly and highly motivated part time gardeners/ assistants for the 2022 season. Schedule is flexible but please be able to commit to at least 2-3 days per week through mid December. 
 Experience preferred. Salary commensurate with experience.


  • All aspects of garden maintenance and installation​ including but not limited to:
  • Sweeping; raking; deadheading; weed removal; pruning; planting, watering; mowing; hedge trimming; shopping at plant nurseries;, carrying and spreading bags of mulch, soil and compost, digging, transplanting; transporting large amounts of soil, plant material and containers through buildings and private residences.


  • Ability to lift at least 40 lbs.
  • Clean and valid driver’s license and a smartphone.
  • Previous experience working in horticulture related field or some education (ie: certificate from BBG, NYBG, etc).
  • Knowledge of plant material commonly used in the Northeast and cultivation.
  • Ability to identify and treat plant diseases and pests.
  • Capacity to think independently, identify problems and solve them rapidly.
  • Experience with power tools and lawn equipment.
  • Extraordinary attention to detail.
  • Ability to professionally and courteously communicate with clientele and public.
  • Professional work ethic and neat appearance.
  • Capability of working alone or with a team.
  • Positive attitude in all weather and working conditions and an ability to “go with the flow”!
  • Proof of COVID vaccination.

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