Senior Gardener – York Gate

  • Salary:            Fixed point in range £20,500 – £23,000 (Depending on qualifications & experience)
  • Location:        York Gate Garden, Adel, Leeds

Perennial’s York Gate Garden, a one-acre jewel in the arts and crafts style, preserved for public benefit and regularly open to visitors, needs a Senior Gardener. The garden has recently benefited from a substantial amount of investment to secure its future.  With its wide range of horticultural features, packed into a small space, York Gate provides an exceptional opportunity to use the whole range of craft gardening skills, from topiary to propagation, from vegetables to cut flowers, plantsmanship and  public opening….. a job of immense interest and variety. Working with the Head Gardener this is an opportunity to make a personal impact on the long-term success of this unique garden.

You will need a professional qualification as well as considerable practical horticultural experience and a keen interest in craft gardening. The post includes specific responsibility for the training of any apprentice/trainee and the regular supervision of volunteers and you will therefore need to demonstrate excellent interpersonal and communication skills.

Informal enquiries welcome to Adam Bowley, Head Gardener


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Closing date for applications: 9.00am Monday 3rd July 2017

Date of Interviews: 20th July 2017 (provisional)