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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.

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

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Landscape Crew Member

Posted: September 7, 2022

We are looking for full and part time landscape crew members. Join our dynamic team to care for and build beautiful gardens. We are willing to train the right people who love the outdoors and cooperating with others. Duties will include working with the fine garden crew to care for residential ornamental landscapes by hand weeding, perennial and structural pruning, soil building, raking, leaf blowing and organic fertilization. Crew members will also work with the installation manager to haul soil and mulch, spread gravel, lay flagstone and install plants. 

 

  • Hourly rate starts at $19 and up depending upon experience.

  • 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.

COMPLETE FORM BELOW TO APPLY

Wheelbarrow of Mulch
Fertile Ground Gardens Crew
Pruning a Rose Bush

Fine Garden Lead

Posted: September 7, 2022

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. 

  • 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.

COMPLETE FORM BELOW TO APPLY

Hand-laid Brick Seating Area
Hand holding plant transplant
Hand holding plant transplant

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