Native Plant Gardener and Designer

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Start Date: Now  Compensation: TBD

Plan it Wild is a sustainable landscape company that transforms private yards and commercial landscapes into beautiful native habitats that increase biodiversity, carbon capture, and absorb stormwater.  Our brand of ecological landscaping is a simplified approach to restoring native plants and habitats on your land.  We want each customer to get a personal experience from us and to know the value of rewilding their land.  We provide a tailored EcoReport for each client that includes our full proposal, with a set of design recommendations as well as information on the ecological value of native landscaping. 

Plan it Wild is searching for a native gardener, horticulturist, landscape architect, or other related field, to develop restoration plant palettes and EcoReports and recommendations for clients in Westchester County, NY and Fairfield County, CT 


  • Zoom calls with clients and prospects to understand their needs and help assess if a field visit is warranted
  • Field visits to clients across Westchester and Fairfield Counties
  • Diagnosing client yard space that leads to a set of design recommendations that will thrive in that site
  • Putting together EcoReports - custom recommendations for clients inclusive of native plant lists, quantities, and areas
  • Creating sketches of yard space and planting installations (alternatively using existing software or tools to create designs that guide install projects and teams)
  • Updating ecological information
  • Sending out EcoReports and organizing all relevant information
  • Corresponding with those clients and install crew as needed to hold their hand through the install process


  • Horticultural, botanical, design, and/or ecological knowledge and experience, with familiarity of northeastern Eco region 59C native plants and natural habitats
  • Creative with a great sense of design and aesthetics
  • Can work from home except once weekly in-person meetings
  • Must have own car to drive to site visits (in Westchester, Putnam, and Fairfield Counties)
  • Excellent presentation skills and able to communicate well with clients


  • Degree in landscape design, landscape architecture, horticulture, gardening, residential ecology, fine arts or related is a plus but not required
  • Proficiency with Canva, CAD, Adobe products (or ability to learn new software tooling quickly)

Contact Information

Plan it Wild
Contact Name: Bram Gunther