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Garden and nursery labourers

Garden and nursery labourers perform a variety of routine tasks in propagating, cultivating and maintaining plants in gardens and horticultural nurseries.

What do garden and nursery labourers do?

  • load, unload and move garden supplies and equipment
  • prepare garden sites and plots using hand tools and machines
  • help with planting and transplanting flowers, shrubs, trees and lawns
  • tending plants by hand watering and weeding
  • maintaining gardens by watering, weeding and mowing lawns
  • harvesting and packaging plants for sale and transport


projected job openings


qualified full-time wage


employed full-time

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