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We’re looking for an experienced, full-time gardener and team leader gardener to join our award-winning garden design, maintenance and build company. If you love working outdoors and are passionate about gardening, we would love to hear from you.

Please see further information on each role below.

About us

An award winning Garden Design, Build and Maintenance company based in Poole and Bournemouth

Job description

An exciting opportunity for an experience Gardener to join our award winning, expanding and experience company based in the Poole and Bournemouth area. We are looking for a candidate who has a minimum of 4 yrs horticulture or gardening experience and is able to lead a round.

Jobs include:

  • General garden / grounds maintenance
  • Mowing
  • Strimming
  • Blowing
  • Weeding
  • Hedge cutting etc.
  • Maintaining gardens to the highest of standards
  • Liaising with customers professionally and effectively
  • To use and implement Health and Safety policy as appropriate
  • Improving efficiency by reviewing procedures and implementing new methods of working
  • Ensuring the teams tools, vehicle and workspace is always kept clean and tidy

Person Specification

  • Minimum of 4 year’s experience in garden / grounds maintenance
  • Good plant knowledge a minimum of RHS Level 2 qualification in Horticulture and Spraying certificate
  • Experience in the use of petrol power tools
  • Full UK driving license
  • Customer care
  • Good communication skills
  • Attention to detail
  • Organisational
  • Motivated

Starting salary 24k

Please only apply if you have the experience.

We look forward to hearing from you.

The Real Green Gardener

Work remotely: No

Job Types: Full-time, Permanent

Salary: £24,000.00-£30,000.00 per year

Additional pay:

  • Commission pay
  • Tips

Benefits: Company car

Schedule: 8 hour shift

Education: Certificate of Higher Education (preferred)

Experience: Gardening: 4 years (required)

Licence/Certification: RHS (preferred)


About us

The Real Green Gardener - an Award winning Garden Design, Maintenance and Build Company

Horticulture Apprentice

Work experience duties include:

  • Mowing
  • Hedge cutting
  • Weeding
  • Leaf blowing
  • Planting
  • Small tree pruning
  • General garden maintenance
  • Liaise with clients
  • On occasion you will be required to assist the landscaping team
  • Day to day operation and maintenance of gardening equipment

Person Specification

Hard working and physically able, organises their work load, flexible in approach, and has a passion for plants and maintaining gardens to a high standard. Finally, a person who is polite when dealing with clients and focused on customer service.


We are an expanding company and there will be opportunities for progression for the right candidate.

The Real Green Gardener provided the following inclusive hiring information:

We are an equal opportunity employer and consider all qualified applicants equally without regard to race, colour, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran status or disability status.

  • LGBTQ+ friendly workplace
  • Age-inclusive

Job Type: Permanent

Salary: £15,154.00-£32,559.00 per year

Schedule: Monday to Friday

Education: Diploma of Higher Education (preferred)


Case Studies
Chelsea Flower Show 2019
We were awarded the Silver-Gilt medal by The Royal Horticultural Society at the Chelsea Flower Show for supporting Dorset's Kingston Maurward and Michelle Brown’s garden project. 
La Jeg, Provence France - Supporting Anthony Paul
It was a great privilege being asked by international Garden Designer Anthony Paul to assist with the planting of the new gardens at the world renowned sculpture gardens La Jeg in Provence.
Landscape planting, Parkstone Poole - Supporting Ian Stubbs
The Real Green Gardener in 2017 was involved in the supervision and installation of a very large Landscape planting project in Parkstone, Poole.
Courtyard Design, Build and living wall installation - Collaboration Michelle Brown
Design and Build small urban outdoor courtyard space, approximately 60m2.
Tropical Planting Design and Installation
In September 2023, the Real Green Gardener team were asked to design and install a tropical planting scheme within a set of planters in a garden at a home in Broadstone.


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