Gardening Assistant vacancy (3 roles)


Langthorns Plantery is a retail plant centre based in Little Canfield, Dunmow, Essex. Established since 1977 and set in beautiful countryside.  

We are currently looking for two or three seasonal members of staff to join our small and friendly team.  Candidates should be enthusiastic, energetic and reliable and also have a passion for plants.  This is a great opportunity for enthusiastic, budding horticulturalists to vastly increase their knowledge of plants and how they grow.

Reporting to the Manager, you will be responsible for general plant and grounds maintenance with early morning and evening watering shifts an essential part of the role.  A knowledge of plants and experience of using a variety of gardening tools would be an advantage but it is not essential as training can be provided. 

Three month contract – June to August 2018 with possible extension into Autumn. 

Five days per week (upto 40 hours) to include some weekends on a shift rota.

Pay £7.80 per hour plus accommodation available.if needed.

On site accommodation is provided in a modern static mobile home surrounded by open countryside, 3 double bedrooms, heating, TV, lounge and fully equipped kitchen.  The accommodation off set rate is £6.40 per day.   

If you are hardworking and have a passion for plants, we would love to hear from you.

Please send your CV with a covering letter to

If you would like to discuss the role, please contact Ed on 01371 872611


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