If you are looking to be a Landscaper then you will be experienced in gardening and landscaping. You will have a creative edge and be able to advice clients on what they are looking for in their gardens. You will have a good understanding of plants, trees, shrubbery etc and have a good portfolio of gardens that you have done in the past.
You will need to be hard working, be hands on at all times and not be afraid of working in some bad weather. You may work largely on your own for smaller projects or as part of a team for larger gardens and project work. You could work for many businesses and private homes.
Related: General Labour Cover Letter
Starting salaries for Landscapers are between £15,000 and £20,000 a year. With experience landscapers earnings can rise to between £22,000 to around £30,000 a year.
If you have found a role in which you want to apply for, please see the below covering letter which you can use as a guide.
Landscaper Cover Letter Example
222 Every Road, Any Town, AA1 1BB
Mrs Jane Smith
Dear Mrs Smith
Application for the role of Landscaper
I would like to apply for the role of Landscaper that you have got advertised in (where and when and any job reference).
I am a creative person who has always enjoyed being outdoors and in gardens from a young age. I grew up learning a lot about plants and gardens and feel that I have naturally continued in this area as a career.
I enjoy making new designs for clients and helping them to plan out how they would like their gardens to look. I have enclosed some of the details of my portfolio for your consideration and I can show you some more and bring my portfolio should you invite me for an interview.
I am very organised and thorough in my work. I pay great attention to detail and like to ensure that I do a good job and leave things perfect.
I have enclosed my CV details. If you have any questions please do not hesitate to contact me.
Thank you for taking the time to read my letter and CV and I look forward to hearing from you.