Desired Location: up to 1 hour from Abingdon, Oxfordshire
Live In or Live Out: Live Out
Salary Expectation:  £33,000 - £37,000 GPA
Availability: 3 months’ notice
Candidate ID: 88333 

This candidate is a highly skilled and talented gardener with over 40 years of experience. He possesses a deep understanding of plants, flowers, and trees, and has a natural ability to create and maintain beautiful and healthy gardens. He is also a hard worker with a strong work ethic and attention to detail. He is also an excellent communicator with strong interpersonal skills. He is a true professional who takes pride in his work and is always willing to go the extra mile.

Skills: Horticultural knowledge, pruning and trimming, pest and disease control, soil management, turf care, irrigation systems, heavy machinery, lifting heavy objects and working in all weather conditions.

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Desired Location: Salisbury
Live In or Live Out: Live Out
Salary Expectation £38,000+ GPA
Availability: 1 Month Notice
Candidate ID 108855

A great Head/Sole Gardener who is experienced and has been in his current position since 2018. Although he is happy in his role, he is looking for a new and exciting challenge. Due to family commitments, he is looking to be 45 45-minute commute from Salisbury. He has experience looking after formal gardens as well as wider estate work. He is very hands-on with all garden maintenance duties as well as the horticulture side. He is able to use all large garden machinery and manage a team if required.

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Desired Location: Norfolk
Live In or Live Out: Live Out
Salary Expectation: £35,000+ GPA
Availability: 1 Month
Candidate ID: 123761

With a passion for horticulture and a keen eye for detail, this candidate has demonstrated expertise in various gardening tasks. His proficiency extends to orchards, where he ensures optimal fruit production through proper pruning and maintenance. In addition, he offers hedge cutting services, shaping and trimming hedges to achieve the desired aesthetic and density. His care for rose bushes ensures their vibrant blooms, while his knowledge of perennials allows him to create stunning and long-lasting garden designs. Whether you have a small backyard or a vast Estate, this candidate gardening skills will bring your outdoor space to life.

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Desired Location: Scotland (excluding Perthshire)
Live In or Live Out: Live In
Salary Expectation: £28,000 - £30,000
Available from: 1 month notice period
Candidate ID: 122734

This candidate has been a Groundsman Gardener since 2020.  He has been both self employed and employed in his career and is now looking for a long term, secure role.

Skills include: Gardening, grounds maintenance, landscaping, PA1 / PA6, chainsaw certified, plaster and mortar repairs, basic bricklaying, slabbing, concrete pours and preparation, driving, lawn care, paddock and woodland maintenance, security/keyholder, budget responsibility, tractor driving, property maintenance, chemical application, firewood processing, greenhouse propagation (10+ years), landscaping (10+ years), groundsman (10+ years), landscape maintenance. 

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Desired Location: Scotland (Borders up to Perthshire)
Live In or Live Out: Live In
Salary Expectation: £35,000+
Available from: 1 month notice period
Candidate ID: 64832

A lovely gentleman who Greycoat Lumleys placed in his last 2 jobs.  He is looking to move back to Scotland where he has previously worked.  He has worked for Principals who are based internationally and also in full time residence. He is capable of more than gardening and has managed an estate and dealt with contractors and building projects etc. He has also been on site for security and has no issues.  Has managed under gardeners. A very polite and professional Gardener who will work well with a team and also on his own. 

Royal Horticultural Society (RHS) Certificate in Horticulture

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Desired Location: North West England
Live In or Live Out: Live in
Salary Expectation: £30,000+ GPA
Available From: 3 months
Candidate ID: 118860

He is an experienced Gardener who is looking for his next long-term role and challenge.  Having previously been working at a large estate and garden for over 7 years he is looking for his next long-term role.

Having worked in retail he trained in his mid-twenties in horticulture and then took on an apprenticeship with a local gardening company.  After six years with this company he then took on a role working on a large private estate.  

He has experience of looking after both formal and informal gardens and has spent allot of time looking after lawns, borders, hedges and topiary in particular and he is very happy to work in all areas of the garden.   He is experienced and confident in the use and maintenance of garden machinery including ride on mowers and tractors.

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Desired Location: Somerset (Live out), anywhere (Live In)
Live In or Live Out: Both
Salary Expectation: £30,000+ GPA
Available from: Immediately
Candidate ID: 75111

This candidate is highly experienced in Decorating, Painting, Maintenance and Handyman duties. With over 20 years of experience in restoring listed houses and churches. He is skilled in both traditional and modern paint finishes, and his work is always of the highest standard. He has worked on a number of prestigious projects, including several National Trust houses. He has also worked in his own workshop, restoring antique furniture.

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Desired Location: Scotland – preferable central Scotland
Live In or Live Out: Live In
Salary Expectation: £30,000 - £35,000 GPA
Available from: 1 month notice
Candidate ID: 122748

A loyal and exceptional Gardener having spent more than 20 years in his current role.

Responsible for the upkeep of a large private garden, including flower borders, rhododendron avenue, mature and recently planted woodland garden, a walled garden, an orchard, vegetable garden and ornamental flower borders and managing drainage on the estate roads

Future wishes: To continue applying my expertise in gardening and knowledge of plants to create and maintain beautiful garden spaces

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Desired Location: London
Live In or Live Out: Live Out
Salary Expectation: £50,000 - £55,000 GPA
Candidate ID:  122993
Availability: One month Notice

This candidate came to us by recommendation. A wonderful Property Maintenance/Handyman with extensive knowledge of London. This candidate has been working in multiple homes, he is clean and tidy and is a very good communicator. He would suit a role working for one family where he can dedicate his time into making their home or homes perfect. A trustworthy individual with a down to earth and humble character.

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Desired Location: Happy to Relocate
Live In or Live Out: Live In
Salary Expectation: £40,000 - £45,000GPA
Candidate ID: 122969
Availability: One Month Notice

This candidate is a confident, modest, and incredibly passionate about gardening. He has sole responsibility for a 27-acre estate and has been in the same role for nearly 5 years, working alongside his wife within a couple’s role. He enjoys gardening and this really came across when he was describing his day-to-day life. Experienced in formal and informal gardening, confident with garden maintenance and the use of machinery and is a novice at interior and exterior general maintenance. He is also a handy driver if required, along with security and animal care.

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Desired Location: Happy to relocate within the UK
Live In or Live Out: Live in
Salary Expectation £40k
Candidate ID: 122249
Availability: Immediate

Experienced estate worker with strong universal knowledge. Have a good set of transferable skills. Able to use, service, maintain and mend garden machineries such as strimmer’s, hedge cutters, lawnmowers, chainsaws etc. Adept at mechanics. Have a big selection of tools. Familiar with metal and woodworking. Friendly individual with outstanding problem-solving skills. Confident working independently. Demonstrates common sense, proactive attitude to resource management. Motivated private staff with 4 years of progressive experience. Has some useful experience in project and task management. Energetic self-starter. Navigates high-stress situations and achieves goals on time and under budget. Trustworthy, dedicated work ethic. Self-motivated to consistently provide first-class results in line with stringent targets and deadlines. Confident driver with clean driving licence.

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Desired Location: Oxfordshire
Live In or Live Out: Live in
Salary Expectation £37k
Candidate ID: 67238
Availability: One month

He is a passionate horticulturalist with over 10 years’ experience in all aspects from general maintenance to managing and helping develop private estate gardens. From his start while studying horticulture in college the sector has always been a hobby as well has a profession, gaining knowledge and ideas from many private and public gardens visited in his off time to this day. As well has in his work he has used his skills and knowledge in charity work in Uganda helping young and old grow their own fruit and vegetables for themselves and or for sale. 

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Desired Location: Oxfordshire
Live In or Live Out: Live in
Salary Expectation £35k
Candidate ID: 121977
Availability: One Month

An experienced Landscaper, Senior Gardener & Grounds technician, with over 20 years varied experience. Highly motivated, organised and hardworking, he is a self-starter with a strong ability to instigate work and tasks to reach successful results. He has completed RHS level 2 certificate in principals of horticulture has NPTC PA1 and PA6 certificates, for the safe use of pesticides. He is experienced in driving tractors, small lorries, and vans has a CS30 and 31 Chainsaw licenses and is trained as Swimming pool technician. 

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Desired Location: Happy to relocate within the UK
Live In or Live Out: Live In
Salary Expectation £35k
Candidate ID: 121188
Availability: Immediate

He is an energetic motivated Gardner with a solid foundation of horticultural knowledge from traditional to modern skills more inclined to commercially productive methods. Now along with experience of estate management and long – term hard and soft landscaping development he finds himself comfortable to work on his own or from within a team, happy to motivate and upscale his surrounding workforce to deliver outstanding results. His desire and drive to excel in the horticultural industry has given him a long and stable career with so much enjoyment over the years built on a solid foundation of hard work and achieving targets. 

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Desired Location: Dorset
Live In or Live Out: Live in
Salary Expectation £40k
Candidate ID: 121565
Availability: One month

An enthusiastic, competent and skilled head gardener and grounds man with over 21 years’ experience gained in both open spaces and private estate gardens. Excellent working experience of a wide range of machinery and good knowledge of plants, and soft and hard landscaping. Is an hardworking, flexible and organised with good communication and management skills. He is looking for a new opportunity to broaden his knowledge and progress his career within the horticultural industry. 

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Desired Location: Gloucestershire, Buckinghamshire & Oxfordshire
Live In or Live Out: Live in
Salary Expectation £40k
Candidate ID: 70798
Availability: One month

A Head Gardner and Estate Manager looking to secure employment on a private estate or similar environment and to achieve maximum results from everyday tasks and ongoing larger projects. To apply and further develop skills acquired through both practical experience and education.
He is a consistent, efficient and hardworking individual who takes great pride in achieving the highest standards. Has over 20 years’ experience working within the countryside sector developing a wide range of skills and abilities.
Is an effective, highly motivated and responsible team player, but also a competent professional and experienced lone worker.

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Desired Location: Scotland
Live In or Live Out: Live Out
Salary expectations: £40,000 GPA
Available: 4 week’s notice
Candidate ID: 66234

An accomplished and dedicated gardener with over 26 years of experience in a range of horticultural, landscaping and estate management roles.  A highly motivated and organised multitasker with the ability to work collaboratively and professionally within a team and independently, who can respond proactively and efficiently to change.

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Desired Location: Live In - Scotland
Live In or Live Out: Live In
Salary expectations: £30,000
Available: 1 month’s notice
Candidate ID: 75186

This candidate has experience in grounds and property maintenance including building works, repairs, roofing, plumbing, joinery, tree Management, gardening, garden design, hedging & fencing. He is looking for a live in role and keen to settle in a private estate.

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Desired Location: Happy to relocate within the UK
Live In or Live Out: Live in
Salary Expectation £40k
Candidate ID: 121020
Availability: Immediate

Excellent interpersonal skills, polite, charming and professional. Having always lived with and around the people he has worked for he has a great understanding of fitting into their needs or routines whilst being productive yet discreet. He values truth and efficiency and providing the best service He can whether paid or in a voluntary role. He fully understands the need to be flexible, working on days off or changing plans at short notice when required. Life does not follow a rota. Widely experienced, read and travelled, predominantly with blind people on trips to various parts of the world of which some he organises from scratch. His strengths lie in attention to detail, dedication, patience, loyalty and customer service. He is single, his only dependents are two extremely beautiful indoor cats who are indispensable to him. He has a clean driving license.

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Desired Location: Southwest England
Live In or Live Out: Live in
Salary Expectation £35k
Candidate ID: 120250
Availability: One month

A competent, physically fit and hardworking gardener with 20+ years of wide-ranging experience from assistant gardener to head gardener. Skilled in many areas including weeding, pruning, lawn care and hedge cutting with an exceptional passion for topiary and horticulture. Knowledgeable and comfortable with working in all weathers and seasons, either on his own or as a team. Currently looking for a suitable gardening position with a reputable employer in order to enhance knowledge, skills and to further his passion for gardening. Portfolio of projects available.

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Desired Location: London
Live In or Live Out: Live out
Salary Expectation: £40k
Candidate ID: 119267
Availability: One month

All Rounder / Property Manager who has all the relevant experience that you are looking for and has a track record of over 10 years of growing property portfolios without compromising service levels. He is focused on bringing consistent results through a tenacious and hardworking approach to managing all aspects of property management. who is well organized and reliable. He possesses a hands-on approach to delivering high quality maintenance and management of properties. He has a proven ability to identify and solve problems. Has exceptional interpersonal and communication skills, both of which allow him to quickly establish and maintain open and positive relationships with tenants, occupants, landlords, and homeowners alike. He is an analytical and detail orientated leader, skilled at directing contractors and other staff and maintaining smooth day to day operations.

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Desired Location: Happy to relocate within the UK
Live In or Live Out: Live in
Salary Expectation £45k
Candidate ID: 120235
Availability: Two weeks

An experienced Country Estate Manager for a Private Household consisting of a 7 Bedroomed Manor, two 3 Bedroomed guest houses, a heated oak enclosed heated swimming pool all in landscaped gardens of paths, ponds, bridges and manicured grounds.

He also has more than 5 years Project Management experience from Managing builders and contractors on site ensuring all work was carried out in a safe and timeously manner without any incidents. He is passionate for delivering the highest quality. He can keep on track and resolve any issues related to build programme. Good at resolving cost and or time delivery in a productive manner. Extremely confident in making decisions. Good experience in lead site management. He also has strong people management skills.

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Desired Location: Prestbury / Wilmslow / Alderley East Cheshire
Live In or Live Out: Live Out
Salary Expectation: £35,000 GPA
Available From: 1 month
Candidate ID: 116992

He is an experienced Gardener who has been working on a part-time self-employed basis for the last 7 years. He is practical and hands on and has a keen eye for design and detail. He is now looking to move to work for one client looking after a private garden and where he can take on a new challenge. RHS level 2 qualified and with excellent references

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Desired Location: Surrey & Wiltshire
Live In or Live Out: Live in
Salary Expectation £35k GPA
Candidate ID: 99354
Availability: One month

Estate Manager/Head Gardener who is a very talented horticulturalist, who after playing golf to national level, as a teenager, decided to become a greenskeeper, since this time he has studied all aspects of turf management, gardening and vermin control, in order to capably manage large estates. With 20 years of experience, has great communication skills and knows how to motivate and manage a large team whilst being hands on, he is an extremely hard working, open minded, honest and loyal individual, who understands every aspect of exterior estate management.

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Desired Location: Berkshire, Buckinghamshire & Oxfordshire
Live In or Live Out: Live In or Live Out
Salary Expectation £40k GPA
Candidate ID: 118164
Availability: Negotiable

A skilled Groundsman with over eight years’ experience looking to take the next steps into an Estate Manager, currently working on a private estate covering 130 acres of land. He manages a very varied workload including tasks such as landscaping, gardening, security, events, art installation and building maintenance. He prides himself on being a strong communicator and a highly motivated individual. He works closely with the client and understand the importance of client discretion. He is looking for an opportunity to further develop his career & knowledge in estate management.

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