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Hiring: Gardeners
Company: Shades of Green
Location: Toronto & Mississauga, Ontario
Hours: full time & part time, contract work

Shades of Green designs, installs and maintains residential gardens.

We are currently looking for gardeners to join our team, contract work from April to December. The majority of the properties are within Toronto (North York, Davisville, Rosedale, Forest Hill, East York, Bloor West, Etobicoke) & Mississauga.

General garden maintenance includes weeding, pruning, mulching, edging beds, debris collection, fertilizing, garden planting & transplanting, seasonal pot installation.

  • Use of vehicle for transportation to job sites.
  • Supply own basic gardening tools (pruners, weeding knife, hand rake & trug).

Positive working environment on beautiful properties!

Qualifications: physically able to work 6-8 hour days, knowledge of pruning, weed identification, plant identification & plant care — or the ability & willingness to learn.

To apply, please e-mail your resume to:
subject: Gardener

Is Shades of Green eco-friendly?

We strive to improve every year on eco-friendly & sustainable gardens. Shades of Green currently has the following in practice:

  • 90% work is done manually with hand shears, hand rakes, hand brooms but we do use a small leaf blower for final 5min clean up
  • pollinator plants, native trees, shrubs & perennials are included in our clients' gardens
  • we do not use pesticides or herbicides or chemical fertilizers
  • we do not maintain lawns and have converted lawns into garden areas
  • we do not cut down plants in the fall, leave for winter interest, food for birds, wildlife & hibernation for beneficial predator insects
  • we use a composted mulch, we do not use mulch that has dye in it
  • we leave a fair amount of leaves in the gardens to protect the plants, insects & wildlfe over winter
  • our pruning processes maintains the natural habit/growth of the plant vs unnatural ball & cone shaped formal pruning
  • we encourage clients & provide edible garden areas, whether it is in a raised planter, pots or sections of the garden

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Current status: Open/apply now.   Date posted: May 18 2024    ID: 70502