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Find the latest careers in propagation on this page. If your organisation is advertising for propagation roles then do get in touch and send us the details. Please note that the following links are provided for information purposes only. By clicking them you will leave the YPS website and be taken to an external site.



Sir Harold Hillier Gardens

The successful candidates will be part of the team working with one of our dedicated teams across the gardens. You are keen to learn new tasks as well as applying your horticultural knowledge to help in the day to day maintenance of the area. Good plant knowledge and an engaging mind towards nature are a prerequisite to be shortlisted. You will have some horticultural qualification and/or experience in a recognised establishment.



Propagator and General Nursery Worker

Whetman Plants International

This is a great opportunity to work in a commercial nursery with new species introductions, gain propagation and nurseryship skills, whilst dealing with a network of botanists, plantspeople and academics.
The work will be part practical and part research and development, working closely with Kevin Hobbs Head of product development.
With a newly built propagation unit and in house breeders, the job will bring great prospects for career development to the successful applicant.



Specialist Horticulture Placements

RHS various

We are looking for an enthusiastic and knowledgeable horticulturist who has a broad knowledge of plants and gardens, loves solving problems and enjoys helping people make the most of their gardens. If that sounds like you the role of Horticultural Advisor could be for you!



Horticultural Student

Sir Harold Hillier Gardens

Do you want to join a team of keen, enthusiastic horticulturists at Sir Harold Hillier Gardens, the world-renowned garden in Hampshire. You will work alongside staff, who are equally passionate about the plants they care for, as well as the wider environment within our garden. The role would suit someone looking to start a career in Gardening/Horticulture. You will be given practical training to an advanced level, take part in a program of workshops in gardening skills and plant husbandry, be involved in botany studies and learn plant identification skills. An RHS level 2 is desired, but not essential. However, applicants should be able to show an enthusiastic attitude towards horticulture and have some hands-on experience.



Multiple Job Opportunities

Walworth Garden

Opportunities available for Education Manager, Trainee Gardener, and Independent Workshop Practitioners. Please visit the Walworth Gardens website for more information on these roles.



Level 2 Horticulture/Landscape Operative Apprenticeship

RHS Harlow Carr

Level 2 Horticulture/Landscape Operative Apprenticeship

East Sussex


Assistant Gardener

The Charleston Trust

We are seeking an Assistant Gardener to assist our Head Gardener in maintaining the gardens and outdoor spaces at Charleston. The position will include hands on training with our Head Gardener. This is an excellent opportunity for someone interested in horticulture to gain hands on experience in a historic garden.



Propagation Expert

Howard Nurseries

Howard Nurseries are recruiting an Assistant Team Leader for the Propagation Department, which might lead to the Team leaders’ position in due course. The applicant should have green fingers, product/propagation/plant knowledge, and leadership and People skills. This is a great opportunity for someone wanting experience at a large scale/commercial level.

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