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Nursery Person / Grower

Sir Harold Hillier Gardens and Arboretum

Joining the team at Sir Harold Hillier Gardens, you will be a dedicated and professional nursery grower/ propagator, with the ability to work with and grow a huge variety of plants from around the globe. The arboretum in planning the establishment of a new propagation/nursery facility, and the job will involve an active engagement with the same.



King Edward’s School

The role will involve the development of the gardens and beds but on occasion will also require giving assistance to the Grounds and Maintenance team. The Gardener’s role and responsibility is to create and add to the existing beautiful landscaping and grounds with flair and imagination whilst offering ideas and options to the concerned supervisors.



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!

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.



Plant Centre Manager

Walworth Garden

The Plant Centre Manager will oversee all aspects of our Plant Centre, including managing a team of Supervisors and volunteers and providing business support and plant care expertise, including leading on propagation, and focussing on specimens that will further and promote our ethos on plants for the discerning gardener.



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


Plant Propagator

Gibraltar Botanical Gardens 'The Alameda'

An exciting opportunity as plant propagator at The Alameda Gardens for a skilled individual with a few years of experience in horticulture. The role will include propagating plants for the whole gardens, organising collections, and training new gardeners and trainees. A willingness to learn, a genuine interest for plants and an interest in Mediterranean plants are encouraged.

West Yorkshire


Trainee Gardener - York Gate Gardens

Perennial, Gardeners' Royal Benevolent Society

Trainee Gardeners will become involved in the hands-on management and maintenance of York Gate Garden. The role is heavily training-based, and will provide the applicant with thorough experience in garden maintenance, plant care, and interacting with visitors.



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.