Horticulture Apprentice with Trewarthenick Farms Estate
The lucky candidate would get involved with all aspects of the estate maintenance. The main duties will include:
- Grass cutting
- Preparing and maintaining raised beds
- General tidying and upkeep of the grounds
- Woodland maintenance
- Hedge cutting
- Tree work
- Laying slabs
- Repairing and erecting fences and gates
- Vegetable and fruit gardening.
Plant identification will be high on our list as we understand the importance of this discipline. Weeding and understanding its role in gardening will also become apparent. All types of pruning will be shown from training to rejuvenation pruning, espaliers and pleaches. Landscape projects will be ongoing throughout the apprenticeship and you will be trained and certified in the operations of varying machinery used on the estate and gardens.
Over the 2 years you will become a professional gardener with all the tools in your bag to showcase your chosen journey as a horticulturalist.