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The University of Connecticut – Storrs, CT (Posted 1/19/21)

The University of Connecticut is seeking a new Head for the Department of Plant Science & Landscape Architecture. The deadline to apply is January 31st. For more information and to apply, click here.

Sam Bridge Nursery & Greenhouses – Greenwich, CT (Posted 1/11/21)

Landscape Foreman
Our busy Landscape Department seeks an experienced, responsible individual to perform and oversee landscape-planting projects. Must have a good working knowledge of best landscape practices, plant material and good organizational skills. Should be able to manage a project from start to finish, oversee and work with a crew. Valid driver’s license, knowledge of spoken and written English is required, fluency in Spanish is a plus. References required. Expected Start Date: March 15. More information and application instructions here.

Container Garden & Seasonal Decor – Team Leader
Responsible for installing outdoor container plants, installing exterior seasonal decor (fall & winter), maintaining installations, installing/maintaining vegetable gardens and annual plantings, directing installation teams, and managing inventory for installations. More information here. Contact Maggie Bridge to apply.

Container Garden & Seasonal Decor – Program Assistant
Responsible for managing inventory for installation, directing installation crews, working with the Container Specialist to develop new design offerings and source materials, working with the Container Specialist to develop crew training, assisting with creating estimates and invoicing, assisting with program marketing and expansion, installing & maintain container plantings, vegetable gardens, & annual plantings. More information here. Contact Maggie Bridge to apply.

Container Garden & Seasonal Decor – Intern
Learn how to create outstanding container gardens, gain landscape installation experience, and expand your knowledge of annual plant materials working alongside our Container Specialist, who has 25 years of experience in the horticulture industry. More information here. Contact Maggie Bridge to apply.

Connecticut Department of Agriculture, Bureau of Regulatory Services – Hartford, CT (Posted 1/5/21)

Agricultural Worker 1

The Department of Agriculture is recruiting for (1) Agricultural Worker 1.

The Agricultural Worker will perform skilled agricultural tasks in the maintenance and repair of barns and animal holding areas; cleans, sanitizes, assembles, disassembles and operates equipment; feeds, waters and cares for animals; administers medications to animals under supervision; keeps records and prepares reports; performs related duties as required. The position is part-time, 24-hours a week, though the schedule of days and hours may vary and will require work on some weekends and holidays, depending on the animal care needs and quantity of animals.

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Summer Hill Nursery – Madison, CT (Posted 1/5/21)

Established wholesale container nursery is looking for motivated individuals to fill positions of responsibility. Must have a strong interest in growing quality plants with the ability to inspire and manage others to do the same. The positions are year round with both indoor and outdoor work with the need to be able to lift 30+ pounds. Experience is preferred but not required. Compensation based on experience. Email resume to or send to Summer Hill Nursery, 888 Summer Hill Road, Madison, CT 06443

After 48 years of service in Connecticut’s green industry and with CNLA, Carolyn & Francis Storrs are retiring. They are selling the property of their company, Distinctive Landscaping. A description of the property, provided by Carolyn Storrs, is below.


12 Commerce Drive
Columbia, CT 06237

Located in an industrial park on a cul de sac. 3.48 acre lot with a 3440 sqft two story Morton building on a concrete slab with a large garage with 2 overhead doors. 2 small greenhouses, soil and mulch bins, salt storage. Paved parking area. Downstairs and upstairs offices. Close to UConn, ECSU, and major highways.

Diesel and gas pumps. Building has security system, 1.5 bathrooms. Large outdoor areas for trucks and equipment. Underground utilities , large septic system. Can apply for another 100ft of building. All shelving will stay. Building and land $330,000. If interested, call Butch or Carolyn Storrs at 860-228-8254 or 860-933-4216. Business for sale as additional price.

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