Nursery grower - bedding plants

Posted: 1 Oct 2018
Location: Devon
Company: MorePeople
Salary: £18,000 - £25,000 per annum
Closing Date: 30th November 2018

This Devon based wholesale bedding plant grower supplies the garden centre sector with choice plants is seeking a hands-on Grower / Nursery Person for their busy and thriving business. They grow a wide range of products including herbaceous and season plants from two sites in East Devon.

The SUCCESSFUL candidate will be responsible for:

  • The growing and husbandry of the bedding plant lines.
  • Working within a team to ensure production targets are met.
  • Daily monitoring for pests and diseases and taking action when needed.
  • Be involved in all aspects of production from potting to despatch.
  • Supervision of staff in busy periods.
  • Ensuring that quality control procedures are adhered to.

The IDEAL person will possess:

  • Good technical horticultural experience and training.
  • Hands-on growing skills in the ornamental sector and in particular pack and pot bedding.
  • A forward thinking outlook with a background within a busy nursery.
  • Spraying certificates PA1 & PA6 essential.