Emerald Gardens Nursery
This family owned, 8 acre property plant farm in Emerald grow and sell an extensive range of trees and shrubs for both trade and retail markets. Their stock includes; Japanese Maples, Ornamental Pear varieties, Weeping Cherries, Silver Birch varieties, Fruit trees, Grasses and Flaxes, Climbers, Groundcovers, Succulents, Herbs and Seedlings and Potted colour to name a few. This is an exciting SWL opportunity ideally suited to students who are undertaking a Certificate in Horticulture who want to learn and experience more of the horticultural industry.
Skills You Might Learn
Students will gain valuable experience in the industry which may include improved recognition and identification of different plant genus and species types, determination of different types of soil/growing media. Students will participate in OHS processes and environmentally sustainable work practices.
Typical Tasks & Duties
Students tasks may include propagation and potting up of plants, plant maintenance of potted stock including watering, weeding and general care. Preparation of potting media, stock sorting and movement, potting on and general plant maintenance and nursery duties.
Punctuality is important. See Dress Requirements for further information.
Students should ensure they wear boots and suitable work clothing for outdoor work in a nursery.
Special Transport Requirements
Public transport is limited. The closest bus stop is near Woolworths Emerald and from here it is a 2km walk to reach the nursery. This location is best reached by car.
RELATED COURSES INCLUDE
- AHC20410 - Certificate II in Horticulture
- AHC30610 - Certificate III in Production Horticulture
- AHC30710 - Certificate III in Horticulture