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Fertile Ground Gardens is always looking for positive, creative, responsible problem-solvers who share our vision of quality craftsmanship and excellent customer relations. We pride ourselves on having a diverse crew and welcome women, minorities, and LGBTQ in our company. We offer competitive pay, paid vacation time, and the potential for profit sharing.

Fertile Ground Gardens is a well established, woman-run fine garden maintenance and design/build firm looking to hire motivated individuals to join our team. We specialize in caring for beautiful ornamental gardens using organic and least toxic methods. We also design and build high end residential landscapes with a focus on native and adapted plants. We maintain a very high level of quality in our work.  Working with capable people who care about each other and the work they do is a big part of what makes this job enjoyable.

All positions require honesty/integrity, positive attitude, hard work outdoors, willingness to learn and take direction, driver’s license, and reliable transportation. We are an LGBTQ inclusive work place.

Knowledge of native plants, soil science, pruning and/or installation skills are a big plus.

COVID-19 considerations: We encourage all employees to get vaccinated against Covid-19. Sick pay is available. Work is outdoors and face coverings are used in accordance with CDC guidelines in cases of exposure.

Fill out the application form below to apply. Questions? Contact us at (512) 340-0432 or We’d love to hear from you.

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Landscape Consultant

Posted: June 18, 2024

The Landscape Consultant (LC) is a sales and management role.  The LC is a company advocate working to ensure the relationship with the customer is loyal and lasting.  The LC will establish sales goals and meet them.  The LC will create sustainable and beautiful landscape solutions, determine customer desires and budget and develop an appropriate plan and proposal to meet and exceed these desires.   The LC will communicate effectively through the entire sales/design/install process, keeping clients and crew appraised of all project components.  The LC will manage and oversee the project installation and provide guidance to the Foreman to ensure all expectations are met.  The LC will be the point of contact for the respective customer after the project is complete, fostering a relationship and potentially driving future sales installation and garden services.  

  • Salary plus commission.

  • Medical insurance after 60 days for full time.

  • Sick leave accumulates immediately.

  • Paid holidays.

  • Two weeks paid vacation the first year.


Sloping Garden with Hand-laid Brick Seating Area
Fine Backyard Garden with Bench & Rose Arch

Fine Garden Lead

Posted: April 1, 2024

The Fine Garden Lead will be responsible for meeting client budget goals while keeping the gardens healthy and beautiful.  We are looking for someone with at least 1 year of professional gardening experience and knowledge of plants, weeds, pest management, organic treatments, soil health and best pruning practices. The lead should be able to work independently as well as supervise less experienced crew, providing coaching and feedback. The Lead will be responsible for picking up the truck from the yard at 7:00 a.m., load tools and be ready to meet the crew at 7:30 a.m. on the jobsite. You will need a valid driver’s license and good driving record.  

  • Hourly rate starts at $21 and up depending on experience. 

  • Weekly pay.
  • Medical insurance after 60 days for full time.

  • Sick leave accumulates immediately.

  • Paid holidays for full time.

  • One week paid vacation for full time after six months.

  • No weekends, major holidays, or evenings/nights.

  • Quarterly wellness allowance after six months.


Hand-laid Brick Seating Area
Hand holding plant transplant
Fine Garden Landscaping

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