Plant Nursery Manager / Horticultural Technician / Gardener

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Southampton, Hampshire, England
£25000 - £30000 per annum
28 May 2019
25 Jun 2019
Contract Type
Full Time

Job Title: Plant Nursery Manager

Location: Southampton, Hampshire, SO32

Salary: £25,000 - £30,000 per annum

Job type: Full time, Permanent (40 hours a week) Monday - Friday

Do you enjoy getting your hands dirty? Have a passion for plants and a thirst for expanding your horticultural knowledge? If so, you might be interested in their company ethos of being known for producing innovative gardens. Which they are sure you'll agree are never complete without the right shrubs, flowers, trees, grasses or vegetables!

They need a passionate horticulturalist to lead their small Garden Nursery Team in 2019 and beyond, helping them provide their customers with the right plants to suit their garden.

With nearly 50 years of experience and thousands of delighted customers, the company is highly regarded for its professional service and quality workmanship in garden design, construction and maintenance. They want to become a leader in garden landscape plant production and supply.

Based in Curdridge, Southampton the company's services cover the whole of Hampshire and into the surrounding counties.

Job Duties:

You would run their 2 acre Nursery site and plant production facilities undertaking a variety of jobs throughout the seasons. You would ensure the site and its equipment is maintained and fit for purpose.

You would enjoy the challenge of procuring stock from a variety of suppliers across Europe. Visiting these sites to build relations and analyse potential new specimen lines.

Key Skills:


  • Experience of working in a garden nursery / garden centre
  • Stock procurement
  • Plant knowledge & identification
  • Plant growing, pruning, shaping & spacing
  • Working in a sales and customer focused environment
  • Driving licence


  • PA1/PA6 spraying licence/qualification
  • Horticultural qualification
  • Operate safety at all times within the H&S policy
  • Computer literate
  • Organisation and stock control experience
  • Good interpersonal skills


  • 20 days holiday a year plus 8 bank holidays
  • Personal Development Plan
  • Training & Development opportunities
  • Free parking

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Candidates with the relevant experience or job titles of; Nursery Supervisor, Nursery Assistant, Gardener, Gardening Supervisor, Garden Supervisor, Garden Nursery Manager, Garden Manager, Experienced Gardener, Garden Nursery Assistant, Senior Gardener, Garden Maintenance, Senior Plant Operator, Process Plant Operator, Head Grower, Garden Maintenance Team Leader, Maintenance, General Maintenance, Garden Designer, Grounds, Grounds Maintenance, Team Leader, Landscaper, Planning Manager, Production Controller, Production Coordinator, Manufacturing Manager, Production Supervisor, QA Manager, Production Manufacturing, Operations Manager, Ground Maintenance Operative, Horticultural Technician, Horticultural Supervisor, Landscape Gardener may also be considered for this role.