Nursery grower propagator

Posted: 5 Sep 2019
Location: Somerset
Company: MorePeople
Salary: £20 - £30k
Closing Date: 4th October 2019

We are looking for a passionate and driven horticulturist, with knowledge of propagation and growing plants to retail standards to join our clients Somerset based nursery. They are looking for someone with the fundamental horticulture skills and the ability to learn and develop new crops for them to sell to their customers both direct to the public and via their website.

Our client grows a range of plants from sweetpeas to cosmos and feels they have the ability to add to this and develop new lines and ranges and they are just looking for the right innovative and experienced grower to assist them do this.

Essential experience:

  • Passion for plants and a desire to learn.
  • Previous experience working in a commercial nursery.
  • Experience in propagation, potting and watering.
  • A good knowledge of pests and diseases.

Desirable experience:

  • Management of a small team when needed.
  • Working with customers in sales and support.
  • Training in Horticulture from RHS level 3 or equivalent.