Vacancies - Joining our Team

Hardy's is a small, family run nursery specialising in the propagation and growing of Herbaceous Perennials for sale directly to the public. We sell our plants from our Hampshire based nursery and also via plant fairs and flower shows such as RHS Hampton Court, BBC Gardeners World Live etc. 

Most of our employees have been with us for many years either working full-time or as seasonal part-time staff. 

We are happy to provide work experience for horticultural students / those wishing to pursue a career in horticulture, if you would like further information please contact us via email or letter. For further information about Career routes into Horticulture please follow the link.

We currently have the following vacancies:

28 January 2021

Job Title : Seasonal Mail Order Plant Packer 

Hours:  Monday - Thursday 8.30am - 12.30pm

Due to the increase in our on-line mail order sales we now need to recruit a person to assist our Mail Order team. 

This role will involve packing plants into boxes; in-house training will be provided and no previous plant knowledge is required for this position. There maybe a requirement to work more hours in our busier times.

Our ideal candidate will be dependable, methodical in their approach to the task and able to work to a daily deadline. They will be responsible for ensuring that all mail order consignments are correctly addressed prior to despatch therefore an eye for detail and a conscientious attitude are essential. We will also require details of two referees that we can contact.

This is a very physical job, entailing some lifting of boxes. 

Social distancing measures are already in place. 

Please email to ask for more information.  You can either forward your application to the address below or our email address, in both cases enclosing a brief CV. 

Please note that Hardy’s Nursery is in a rural location.  There is a bus service with a stop at the bottom of our lane.

The closing date for applications is 1st March 2021.  Applications received after this date will not be considered.

Hardy’s Cottage Garden Plants is an equal opportunities employer and we welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons.

Hardy's Cottage Garden Plants, Priory Lane Nursery, Freefolk Priors, Whitchurch RG28 7FA