Responsibilities of Gardner
Plant and maintain various types of plants, trees, and shrubs, including flowers, vegetables, and fruits.
Use hand and power tools to prune, trim, and shape trees, shrubs, and hedges.
Install and maintain irrigation systems, including sprinklers and drip systems, to ensure proper watering of plants.
Apply fertilizers and pesticides to plants as needed, and monitor for pests and diseases.
Clean and maintain outdoor spaces, including lawns, walkways, and patios.
Install and maintain outdoor lighting systems, including solar and electric-powered lights.
Operate and maintain power equipment, such as lawn mowers, leaf blowers, and hedge trimmers.
Collaborate with other landscaping professionals, such as designers and architects, to ensure that outdoor spaces are functional and aesthetically pleasing.
Provide advice and recommendations to customers on plant selection, care, and maintenance.
Maintain accurate records of plant care and maintenance activities, including fertilization schedules and pest control measures.