Who We Are
Serving the Austin Area Since 2001
Fertile Ground is an organic landscape design, installation, and maintenance company in Austin, Texas. We have been named the Austin Chronicle’s Best Landscaper seven years in a row and are Green Garden Certified by the City of Austin. We design, create, and build sustainable gardens with strong foundations in the soil. We keep plants healthy through proper holistic garden care.
What We Offer
We offer residential landscaping services. With over 2 decades of professional experience, we have amassed an in depth knowledge of central Texas’ climate, soils, and native plants. We are dedicated to working with clients to nourish the outdoors and help keep Austin growing.
Posted: April 25, 2022
We have openings for experienced gardeners for our fine garden maintenance team. Duties will include pruning, hand weeding, hauling and spreading soil amendment and mulch. You will also be expected to work on garden installations which includes excavation, steel edging installation and hauling gravel and rock from time to time.
We are looking for someone with the ability to work independently and a thorough understanding of weed identification, soil health, and pruning techniques.
MUST have reliable transportation, will need to have your own car or truck (bicycle and bus don’t work in this situation).
Please fill out form below and attach a cover letter summarizing your landscaping or gardening experience and interests.
Women and LGBQT encouraged to apply. Benefits for full time employees include medical insurance, retirement plan, paid holidays, educational opportunities and self-care incentives.
What Folks Are Saying
I've hired Fertile Ground for a quite a few years to care for the plants around my house. They're thorough, knowledgeable, and friendly. Their light touch has now given me a front yard bursting with native flowers, bees, butterflies and the occasional hummingbird.
The results are always fantastic... Fertile Ground Gardens is our first choice for our landscaping needs.
Julie uses her imagination to blend the new work with existing planting and beds. Her crew was always on time, the members friendly and respectful of their work area. It was a good experience, and I always doubt contractors.
From the Blog
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