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Stonegate Gardens is situated on over 5 acres of land in Lincoln, MA; near the Massachusetts Audubon Society, Codman Farm, and Walden Pond. We take pride in our unique selection of trees & shrubs and provide the highest quality of perennials, annuals, & tropical plants.

 We are currently seeking extraordinary people who love working with customers to deliver exceptional service and support in our beautiful greenhouses, nursery yards, and residential clients. Stonegate Gardens offers a fun, fast-paced, challenging environment. We are committed to maintaining a work environment that encourages trust, hard work, efficiency, self-motivation, initiative, continuous improvement and teamwork.

 

Open Positions:

Horticulturalist: Field Manager, Fine Gardeners & Container Designers

 

Email resume to theshop@stonegategardens.com

We're Hiring

Horticultural Department

Fine Gardener:

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: Hourly

Job Summary:

We are looking for individuals who are passionate about plants, horticulture and the landscape design/build profession. The right candidate will have the ability to work closely with clients on their gardening and maintenance needs. An understanding of plants, pruning, and a basic understanding of irrigation are required. Professional education, accreditation and any Pesticide Licensing is a bonus.

  • Oversee, identify and maintain diverse plantings of trees, shrubs, vines, perennials, grasses, and bulbs on client sites
  • Oversee, manage and monitor irrigation of plantings, especially during time of establishment and drought
  • Perform seasonal landscape work including pruning, clean-ups, bulb planting, dividing and transplanting, leaf removal, weeding and any other garden chore related to maintaining planting beds and landscapes.
  • Develop and document, report, and catalog plant and site-related information in client garden journal
  • Observe and determine the need for fertilizers, soil amendments, and mineral additives and apply as needed
  • Identify diseased plants and pest infestation and take proper corrective measures and as regulated under Massachusetts Department of Agricultural Resources’ Pesticide Board. Keep current and report license # to administration when available
  • May gather, grow, and maintain special plant materials
  • Inspects for and eliminates hazards in gardening areas
  • May perform special floral decorating duties for special client events.
  • Plant shopping and delivery to client site
  • Operate & minor repair power gardening equipment such as edgers, trimmers, blowers, sprayers, and cultivators
  • Make minor repairs and adjustments to sprinkler systems
  • Adjusts and performs minor maintenance on power gardening equipment, gardening tools, and all types of sprinkler systems
  • Learn the characteristics of new equipment in the field of gardening and grounds maintenance and update skills to adapt to changing technology

 

Container Designer:

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: Hourly

Job Summary:

Stonegate Gardens has an opportunity for a Container Designer to join our team. A Container Designer specializes in the creation of handcrafted planter arrangements curated with indoor and outdoor plants: succulents, tropicals, annuals, perennials, natives, vegetables, herbs evergreens, other plant material, and mixed mediums. Arrangements can be made to order, selected in store, but are mainly installed on customers’ properties.

Responsibilities of a Container Designer:

  • Design and assemble indoor and outdoor planter arrangements. Arrangements can be custom (per very specific and individual customer requests), or cash and carry.
  • Utilize the full plant pallet in your designs from our expansive inventory of indoor and outdoor plants: succulents, tropicals, annuals, perennials, natives, vegetables, herbs, evergreens, seasonal and other plant material. · Listen to individual client needs and recommend design solutions.
  • Collaborate with other designers to create trend-setting, profitable containers that exceed client expectations and meet all brand standards.
  • Take ownership of the client relationship throughout the sales process. We are looking for a creative, inspired, receptive, trend-setting, client-focused, team player with the following qualifications:
  • A portfolio that demonstrates the breadth and depth of custom arrangements – potted, stems, and mixed mediums.
  • Previous experience creating custom potted planters preferred. Alternatively, related experience from the floral industry would be beneficial.
  • Sales and relationship building experience where you have expertly provided client service and met sales goals.
  • An outgoing and kind personality, who is a good listener, and able to professionally give and receive design critiques per our design standards.
  • Ability to stand on your feet, lift/push/pull up to 40 pounds, and adaptable to indoor and outdoor environments.
  • A two or four year degree in horticulture or landscape design would be a plus.
  • Our interview process will include creating an arrangement pursuant to a specific design aesthetic.
Stonegate Gardens | Nursery, landscape design and gift shop in Lincoln, MA