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Hi there.

I know its not the norm to use a blog for this purpose but i am desperate. I have so much work on at the moment that 12-14 hours a day, 7 days a week is usual for me right now !!! Please, I am not complaining, just expanding

I am looking for a professional gardener in Bedfordshire/Hertfordshire to help me look after this fantastic garden. Ideally you will have some form of qualification and be available for 1 or 2 full days a week (throughout the year). The garden is 2 acres and comprises of so many different sections, in fact if you check out my previous blogs it will give you some indication as to the scale of the project.

If you are newly qualified (RHS level II minimum) and looking to gain some experience please private message me with phone number or email address stating your qualifications and experience.

Thanks for reading my blog.
The Lone Gardener

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and then you won't be thelonegardener anymore - sorry lol. But hope you find somebody soon.

28 Jul, 2010


lovely gardens, hope you find someone,

28 Jul, 2010 of luck with your search for certainly looks a fabulous project...

28 Jul, 2010


Have you tried the local horticultural collages where the graduates may be looking for jobs/experience? The British Legion work with the Job Center and help place people back into work? You say you want someone qualified but have you thought of sponsoring a student in their final year who then comes to work for you for a minimum term? You may also strike lucky if you consider a job share?

28 Jul, 2010


kfunsters - or the lonely gardener as i am sometimes referred to, especially my elder customers ; )

thanks sanbaz/amblealice, pretty sure i will find an enthusiastic soul !

Hi DRC (Di?) Not many local to where I am, I have been attending Shuttleworth but colleges have shut up now for the summer term. Have thought about Jobcentre advert, I understand its free ! As for the British legion this is an avenue I will have to find more information on. Will have a search online and see what comes up. Thanks

Happy gardening !


29 Jul, 2010



20 Aug, 2010


Hopefully,when you get back to college, there might be a chance there that you might find someone who needs the money to help with their costs with a couple of days work a week. How about volunteers in the garden?. A lot of the bigger gardens are helped out by volunteers. I know there is Hand S and liability, but there are those who have a small garden and some spare time and might be keen to give a hand.

27 Aug, 2010


Have already passed on the veg patch and fruit cage to a couple of interested candidates. No money to change hands, just a 50-50 share of the crop. Should take a bit of pressure off !

27 Aug, 2010


Thats a great start.

27 Aug, 2010


That job would suit me but I do not have the qualification you are looking for. I do have good organisational and creative design skills. I have the ability to communicate well with people. I am seeking employment where I can use my skills and abilities.

3 Nov, 2010


Try sending the lonegardener a pm as I dont think he's been around lately JB and the very best of luck I hope you strike lucky.

3 Nov, 2010


Sent JB a PM and got no response. Some people are just a waste of time !!!! Thanks for offering them your advice anyway Di. As it happens I am pretty well covered now till April anyway. MAny Thanks


14 Nov, 2010


glad to hear you are ok.

14 Nov, 2010

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