Horticulture Assistant

Location: Grand Haven, MI
Deadline: May 1, 2014

Work outdoors this summer and learn professional gardening techniques. I am an experienced landscape designer and horticulturist with a growing client list in South Haven, MI. I am looking for an individual who is interested in the wonderful world of plants to help me maintain existing residential gardens and complete new plantings.


The Horticulture Assistant will help install small landscape plantings and create

beautiful seasonal container plantings. He or she will also help maintain existing gardens. Maintenance duties will include weeding, watering, pruning., mulching, leaf/debris removal and dead-heading with high attention to detail. Interns will gain hands-on experience in the garden. Also, learn basic design principals and the ins and outs of starting and running your own landscaping business.


  • Must have a genuine interest in horticulture and be able to identify common plants A degree or currently enrolled in a related field/program is desirable.

  • Must be able to lift 50 lbs and work in adverse weather conditions

  • Must have a valid driver’s license

  • Must be able to work well with others, as well as on your own.


  • Seasonal employment May – August

  • $10.oo/hour

  • Approximately 35 hours a week

  • Additional employment opportunities available



Interested applicants should e-mail their resume and references to Lauren Cook at Lacook1111@comcast.net