Head Grower for Perennial and Native Plant Retail/Wholesale Greenhouse – WATERWISE Gardening, LLC – Logan, UT
From $20 an hour
greenhouse , 3 years (Preferred)
Full Job Description
This position is located in Santa Fe, New Mexico.
Plant Breeders and Artisan Growers
At Waterwise Gardening, we discover, propagate, and grow ornamental and pollinator habitat-improving native and Old World ornamental perennials. grasses, shrubs with over 60+ introductions famous nationwide. We focus on unique selections of plants for xeric gardens that support pollinators and create songbird habitat.
Head Grower for Perennial and Native Plant
Located in sunny Santa Fe, New Mexico, at the foot of the Rocky Mountains, Waterwise
Gardening LLC is looking for a Head Grower. Join an experienced propagation and production team specializing in growing cutting-edge native and perennial plants for retail and wholesale customers.
We have 12,000 sq. ft of benched greenhouses, surrounded by test gardens used for seed production and cutting propagation.
The Head Growers position oversees the company’s small, experienced staff. Responsibilities include production planning, purchasing, and oversight of all aspects of propagation and stock plant management. The position is very hands-on and this person will be working directly with
David Salman, founder of High Country Gardens catalog and website (highcountrygardens.com) and owner of Waterwise Gardening. At Waterwise, he does extensive field collecting as part of his breeding, selection and hybridizing of native and xeric plant species. The head grower will be directly involved in helping bring these new introductions into cultivation.
Candidates are required to have a degree in horticultural (2 or 4 year programs) with 3 to 5 years of work experience in retail or wholesale greenhouse that does their own growing or as a grower at a botanical garden or municipal greenhouse/nursery. This is a unique opportunity for someone looking to expand their horticultural skills and knowledge of the best plants for beauty, pollinators and habitat improvement.
WATERWISE Gardening, LLC provided the following inclusive hiring information:
We are an equal opportunity employer and considers all qualified applicants equally without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran status, or disability status.
Job Type: Full-time
Pay: From $20.00 per hour
- 8 hour shift
- Weekend availability
- greenhouse : 3 years (Preferred)
- Associate (Preferred)
- One location
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