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Full-time Horticulturist

Blithewold Mansion, Gardens and Arboretum seeks a full-time horticulturist to work alongside current horticulture team members and volunteers. This job will encompass all major garden areas of the property: Rose Garden, North Garden, Idea Gardens, Pollinator Garden, Rock Garden, and greenhouse specimen container collection. The position will participate in all gardening duties across the property including planting, digging, propagating, volunteer oversight, interacting with garden visitors, garden maintenance and design. This job is ideal for a person with strong creativity and work ethic.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Assist in garden maintenance year round
  • Planting, digging, propagating, potting up in accordance with best horticultural practices
  • General greenhouse work and care of specimen container plants
  • Use and maintenance of hand tools
  • Assist in care for the container collection
  • Work with senior staff to design gardens each season
  • Interact with volunteers and garden visitors regarding the gardens
  • Be able to lift 50 lbs and work outside in all sorts of weather (heat, humidity, rain, cold)
  • Knowledge of an assortment of plants grown on the property
  • Attention to detail

Send resume to Betsy Ekholm, Horticulturist, Gardens and Greenhouse Manager at [email protected]

Private Event Staff


  • Must have a flexible schedule to work during days, nights, weekends, and some holidays as needed
  • Good customer service skills
  • Must be able to stand for long periods of time
  • Ability to lift and move 25-50 pounds
  • Be a team player

Full description

  • Help set up and breakdown for events
  • Occasional Dishwashing
  • Assist with serving and bussing tables
  • Help with food prep

Hours varies between Monday to Sunday for events ranging from bridal showers, cocktail parties, afternoon tea, retreats, etc.

Hourly wage + gratuity

Send resume to Allan Millora, Private Event Manager, at [email protected] or call 401-253-2707 x 21