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Petals Louisville is hiring a Planting Assistant to join our team for the upcoming spring and summer seasons. If you love working outdoors and are eager to learn about gardening, we encourage you to apply!



As a Planting Assistant, you will play a key role in our seasonal planting projects. This position does not require previous gardening experience, as you will be trained on the job. However, a love for the outdoors and a willingness to work in various weather conditions are essential.


Position is perfect for:


College Students on Break: Looking for a productive and rewarding way to spend your summer while learning about horticulture?

Stay-at-Home Parents: If your kids are in school and you're seeking fulfilling work during the day, this role provides the perfect opportunity to stay busy.

Retirees Seeking Active Work: If you're retired but not ready to slow down, joining our team as a Planting Assistant can offer a great way to stay active and engaged.

Individuals Seeking Entry-Level Horticulture Experience: Interested in learning more about or have a passion for gardening, we’d love to talk to you!


Key Responsibilities:

  • Assist with the planting of flowers, shrubs, and other plants as directed.

  • Help prepare garden beds, including digging, weeding, and mulching.

  • Maintain a clean and organized work environment.

  • Follow instructions from supervisors to ensure plants are cared for correctly.

  • Work outdoors for 6-8 hours per day in various weather conditions.



  • No previous gardening experience necessary.

  • Must possess a valid driver's license and/or have reliable transportation.

  • Ability to lift up to 50 lbs.

  • Comfortable working outside in a variety of weather conditions.

  • A positive attitude and willingness to learn.



Location: Louisville, KY and surrounding areas
Duration: Spring and Summer
Hours: 6-8 hours per day
Compensation: Hourly pay, to be determined

How to Apply:

If you are interested in joining the Petals Louisville team as a Planting Assistant, please send your résumé and a brief cover letter to We look forward to hearing from you!


Apply today and grow with us this season!

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