Skilled Gardener

Location : London
Salary : Up to 30k
Vacancy type : Permanent
Vacancy ID : 45622

Established for nearly 40 years, our client consists of a team of experienced landscapers and proud horticulturists offering a full landscaping service to clients across Kensington, Chelsea, Wimbledon, and the wider London region. As BALI members, over the years they have produced a wide array of beautiful landscapes of all sizes, styles, and scales. They are proud to have such a wide selection of past projects and case studies to their names, including contained residential gardens, and meticulously maintained outdoor areas for large scale commercial premises. In addition to garden construction, they also provide ongoing maintenance where their skilled teams work to preserve the condition of both soft and hard landscaping features.  

Job Brief

Our client is looking for a friendly, motivated, and reliable candidate to become part of the team and contribute to the quality of the service they provide and professionally represent the company. The successful candidate will be involved in a range of soft landscaping activities which include:

  • Lawn maintenance, raking and blowing
  • Pruning, shrub and rose bed maintenance
  • Planting
  • Hedge cutting
  • Weed control

Key Responsibilities

Applicants should have comprehensive hands on experience in garden care and maintenance and an ability to carry out the finer aspects of horticulture, such as species specific pruning, as well as the more physically demanding tasks.  Applicants will be willing to work on their own initiative as well as under direction where necessary.  A suitable candidate will have prior experience working within the soft landscaping environment.

  • Deliver first quality maintenance on sites to their specification in a timely and efficient manner
  • Demonstrate the ability to work on your own initiative and manage your time effectively.
  • Show a good understanding of all health and safety regulations, and always adhering to them.
  • Being able to confidently deal with horticultural maintenance matters on site.
  • Dealing with customers in a professional and friendly manner, assisting in any way fit.

The Company

Their working practises are based on sustainability, and they prioritise minimising waste produced, wholesale use of biological controls rather than being chemical reliant. They are committed to embedding sustainability into every aspect of operations.

The ideal candidate will hold:

  • Experience working within a similar environment
  • Experience using a range of machinery
  • Excellent horticultural knowledge and skills


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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)