Barters Plant Centre and Nursery
Barters Plant Centre and Nursery

Full Time

Job description:  Retail Nursery worker



Working in a thriving family-run plant nursery business.

We have a retail area selling plants and garden supplies to the public.

Main duties include:

Serving customers.

Stocking the Retail centre and liaising with the Nursery for the supply of plants.

Maintaining plant quality and displays.

Watering plant stock.

Helping on the Nursery when required and to broaden knowledge of the whole horticultural process that are carried out at Barters.

Answering the phone, emails and face to face enquiries from customers.

Utilising and updating the nursery inventory software.


Ideal candidates will have:

Physical fitness - the work is sometimes demanding.

The confidence and the ability to communicate verbally and in writing with customers, colleagues, suppliers and all visitors to the site.

Good plant knowledge and be able to find plant information.

A practical approach to solving problems.

Computer literacy and be willing to learn new systems of inventory, report-making, marketing, invoicing & office software.


RHS level 2 or equivalent life-experience would be of considerable benefit.


Must be a genuine team player and demonstrate this by creating positive relationship with colleagues during probationary period.


This job requires weekend work - not more than one weekend in three.


Part-time positions may be offered if the right person for the job cannot commit to full-time work.


Please send an email to with your CV and be available to have a 'zoom' type conversation.





Job Description:  Sales Support Team


Due to growth, we have immediate need to fill posts in back-office sales roles. 


Does a challenge in a fast moving, growth sector excite you? 


Are you self-motivated, reliable and a real team player with an interest in horticulture? 

These jobs need good keyboard skills and excellent communication skills - by telephone, email and in person.  The roles will suit those who enjoy learning something new every day that goes with horticulture and the new commercial ways of doing business.


You will be a key part of a team creating a first-class service from initial enquiry through to delivery, supplying landscape gardeners and designers, garden centres and the public.

Barters is a friendly, family company with more than 50-years in business growing a wide range of plants that is gearing up to the challenges of the recent exceptional growth in all aspects of gardening.


Successful candidates will enjoy using leading horticultural specialist software combined with Excel to create quotations, confirm sales orders, plan deliveries, achieve good stock control and give real customer care to achieve fulfilment of every sale.


If that fits, we would love to hear from you.

Please send your CV to and be prepared to have an initial video interview.


Job description


Part-time work at Barters Plant Showroom.


Tidying plants ready for sale, watering, serving customers, helping to create/move displays - these are some of the more routine aspects, other duties as needed.


Would suit a fit and energetic individual who enjoys working as part of a team.


Please send CV & covering note to or call us on 01373 832694 and be prepared to have an initial video interview.

Barters Farm Nurseries has been supplying plants for more than 60 years. The Plant Centre has been trading for almost 30 yearsOur trade business specialises in supplying landscapers and garden designers as well as a number of garden centres.

Looking for plant prices?

We'll be happy to quote for any requirements you might have, from one plant to 1000. 


Retail customers

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Trade clients



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