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Hollandia Nursery, Bethel, CT [posted 2/8/24]

Nursery Stock – Trees & Shrubs Sales

Hollandia Nurseries, a Premiere Nursery, Grower and vendor of plants and nursery stock material of 60 years is looking for a highly motivated, enthusiastic person as TREE & SHRUB SALES ASSOCIATE in Bethel Connecticut. This is an exciting opportunity for someone with strong customer services and sales skills in a Horticulture environment.

Who you are:

An enthusiastic Horticulturist, that thrives in a role with hard work, dedication, and passion for all plants. You take pride in your leadership and communication skills and love a challenge.  You work well under pressure, and you can maintain a level head in stressful situations.

About the role:

As a Plant Associate, you will be responsible for plant sales, inventory, plant care & maintenance and customer service.  Candidate will work in a fast-paced retail environment with people and plants.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Tree & Shrub Sales
  • Customer Service
  • Diagnostic ability of plant Disease and Plant issues
  • Plant Maintenance


  • 3+ years Horticulture Experience
  • Solid Knowledge of Trees & Shrubs
  • Weekend Availability
  • Positive, friendly approachable attitude and excellence presentation skills
  • Demonstrate strong leadership ability
  • Must be motivated and enthusiastic
  • Superb team skills to problem solve and motivate employees


Hollandia Nurseries
103 Old Hawleyville Road
Bethel, CT  06801

Cortina Gardens Nursery and Garden Center, New Milford, CT [posted 1/29/24]

Retail Manager

  • Customer Service
  • Managing sales yard
  • Ordering
  • Rotating nursery displays
  • Watering
  • Maintaining/Managing cleanliness of our retail yard and greenhouses.

This position has endless opportunity depending on horticultural knowledge and motivation.  Weekend hours required. Pay based on qualifications $25plus per hour and would be open to discussing yearly salary for a very qualified candidate.

Seasonal Sales Associate

Horticultural knowledge preferred, flexible hours but must work some weekends, daily duties would include helping customers, watering yard, maintaining cleanliness of yard $15-$20 per hour depending on knowledge and experience. Great opportunity for supplemental income for a newly retired person.

Our 3rd generation retail nursery and greenhouse center is known for its plant quality and customer service.  We have sold container shrubs, perennials, and annuals for over 50 years.

Contact Bill at if you are interested and want to apply!

Broken Arrow Nursery, Hamden, CT [posted 1/12/24]

Horticulturist Assistant

Position Summary:

Broken Arrow Nursery is currently seeking applicants to fill two seasonal Horticulturist Assistant positions.  These key positions are highly flexible and range from 16-48 hours per week with both short term and long-term opportunities available.  Opportunities exist for those seeking supplemental income or looking to take on a new career path. We recognize that quality employees are essential for success and offer a competitive compensation package that includes both monetary and non-monetary incentives.  Hourly pay generally ranges from minimum wage to $20/hour depending on qualifications.  Pay grade and ability to work during the off season (Jan/Feb) may extend beyond these parameters for highly exceptional candidates.

Main responsibilities will encompass a broad diversity of tasks related to the daily maintenance and care of the remarkably exciting diversity of rare and unusual plants we grow.  Additional opportunities exist to help with all phases of woody and herbaceous plant production including propagation, container production, field production and integrated pest management.  If you’re passionate about plants and excited to gain experience in the nursery industry this is the job for you!

Download the complete job listing here.

Submit resumes to Adam Wheeler at

Sharon, CT [posted 11/10/23]

Rental Retail Garden Center

Opportunity to rent garden center/nursery space that includes greenhouse; display tables for plants; additional use of interior room suitable for, eg display of garden antiques and decorative items, is negotiable. The site was the home of a successful garden/nursery retail business for many years that was then dormant until 2019, when all buildings on the site were renovated and upgraded. The property is at the intersection of busy Routes 4 and 7, an essential traffic corridor that links Cornwall, Kent, Sharon, Goshen and Torrington. Already on the property are a busy bakery; and antiques retail business. The property is available for lease from April 1 2024, but the renter can access the space earlier if needed.

Contact Cynthia Hochswender (860-672-5117) or Daniel Kramp (646-549-0258) for more information.

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