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Overview

Garden Labourers assist in cultivating and maintaining gardens.

Day-to-day

  • loading, unloading and moving garden supplies and equipment
  • preparing garden sites and plots using hand tools and machines
  • assisting with planting and transplanting flowers, shrubs, trees and lawns
  • maintaining gardens by watering, weeding and mowing lawns
  • cleaning gardens and removing rubbish
  • assisting with propagating, planting and potting seeds, bulbs and cuttings
  • tending plants by hand watering and weeding
  • adjusting mist irrigation systems, shade and ventilation.

Considerations

  • physically demanding
  • requires driving
  • working outdoors.

To become a Garden Labourer

Skills employers are looking for

  • Communication Skills

  • Irrigation

  • Broadcast

  • Backhoes

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