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Master Gardener

The Mount, the Berkshire home of writer Edith Wharton, is seeking a full-time master gardener to oversee the planting and maintenance of its restored formal gardens. Duties will include planning, ordering, planting, and maintaining the gardens with assistance from seasonal staff as well as giving tours, conducting research, cultivating community partnerships, and assisting with grant applications. The master gardener will also be responsible for overseeing the use of the restored greenhouse at The Mount. Applicants must demonstrate extensive experience with professional garden maintenance as well as strong speaking and writing skills. This is a full-time paid position with benefits.

Please send a resume and cover letter with a minimum of three professional references to: rjolly@edithwharton.org.

This position begins in April, 2016.

Pergola in The Mount's walled garden.

Pergola in The Mount’s walled garden.

The Mount reflected in the walled garden pool.

The Mount reflected in the walled garden pool.

The Mount east facade.

The Mount east facade.

The Mount with lilies and foxglove.

The Mount with lilies and foxglove.

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