A gardener is a staff member responsible for tending grounds of an estate or estates.

Typical duties:

  • ensuring that all gardens, lawns, allotments, pounds and greenhouses, flowers beds and flowers, vegetable plots, trees, bushes and shrubs are maintained, healthy and attractive

  • designing gardens and landscaping

  • maintaining garden tools, equipment and machinery

  • ordering supplies

  • looking after swimming pools and tennis courts

  • outsourcing specialist staff

  • working with other household members such as butler, to prepare for any events

  • reporting any issues to the employer

Top gardener candidates:

  • experienced, hands on, creative

  • knowledgeable and educated