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Jackson Thompson
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Experience
Head Gardener Jan 2010Present Private Estate Charlottesville, VA
  • Responsible for a three tiered 80' x 100' organic French potager garden.  Garden responsibilities include maintenance of all shrubs, fruit trees, perennials, annuals, vegetables, herbs and containers.  
  • Design and plan seasonal layout for potager to include vegetables, bedding annuals and seasonal containers.  
  • Purchase and propagate seeds for organic vegetables and herbs. 
  • Design and plant cutting garden for seasonal cut flowers. 
  • Create seasonal flower arrangements on a weekly bases for the main house and for special occasions. 
  • Design and plant over 50 seasonal containers for the main residence, potager, barns and guest cottages. 
  • Create holiday decorations inside and outside of main residence and barn to include wreaths, evergreen boxes with lights and indoor Christmas tree decor.  
  • Direct and assist farm crew with seasonal pruning, weeding and mulching of all areas around the main residence, barns and guest cottages.  
  • Purchase water plants and maintain water features in gardens and surrounding property
Head Gardener Feb 2008Jan 2010 Fox Ridge Farm Charlottesville, VA
  • Responsibilities included all aspects of plant care, weeding, organic pest control, pruning, mulching and seasonal container design for main residence, barn and guest cottages. 
  • Designed, planted and maintained small vegetable, herb and cut flower garden. 
Gardener Mar 2004Jan 2008 Free Lance Estate Gardener/Part time Albemarle County, VA
  • Responsibilities included all aspects of plant care, soil testing and analysis, planting, weed and pest control, watering, pruning, mulching and seasonal container design. 
  • Consulted with clients on annual/perennial/shrub/tree and container selection and design.  
  • Created and designed outdoor and indoor holiday decorations as requested by clients. 
  • Coordinated and worked with landscape installation companies on new landscape installation projects and future care. 
Education
Landscape Design Certification : Landscape Design and Horticulture May 2005 University of Richmond Richmond, VA
Bachelor of Science : Business/Marketing May 1986 Radford University Radford, VA
Affiliations
  • Virginia Society of Landscape Designers
  • Piedmont Landscape Association
  • Virginia Nursery and Landscape Association

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