Lead Gardener 43989

Location : North, South & South West London
Salary : 25k-27k
Vacancy type : Permanent
Vacancy ID : 43989

Our Client is a growing, well respected, Design & Build, Garden Maintenance & Irrigation Company working across London on exciting projects.We are known for offering a professional all round service from dedicated gardeners.

Are you passionate about all things in the garden and looking to develop and grow within a great team?

We are looking for someone with a positive personality, a passion for horticulture and great communication skills. The position of Lead Gardener requires the ability to work both alone and lead a team, using your initiative to deal with the seasonal pressures of the job.

You will  be responsible for maintaining gardens to the highest standard reflecting a sense of pride and ownership.You would also implement soft landscaping schemes for residential and commercial clients.


  • Lawn care and maintenance
  • Ground preparation
  • Seasonal planting including planters and tubs
  • Weeding
  • Irrigation maintenance
  • Other garden duties as required

Person Specification

  • A minimum of 2 years experience in practical amenity horticulture
  • Formal horticulture qualifications are an advantage
  • A passion for gardening
  • A good knowledge of plants, pruning, lawn care, pest and disease identification and treatment
  • A client focused attitude
  • To be well presented
  • Able to communicate effectively with customers and colleagues.
  • Full clean UK driving license, you will be given a van to take home.

Please quote 43989 when speaking with one of our consultants.

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Once again, I would like to extend my thanks to you for being so efficient and focused on my behalf. You have impressed me and have been extremely professional about matching me well with potential opportunities. Should I require staff in my new role... I will be sure to use you.

Simon (Contracts Manager)

I would like to give a big thank you to everyone in the team at Fresh Horticultural Careers for their help throughout my employment with them. Their support was great and helped me enjoy my time whilst working for them.

Ross (Horticulture)