Craven - Horticulturist - Carbury, Co. Kildare, Ireland

Niall Craven

Carbury, Co. Kildare, Ireland


I offer a friendly, professional and competitive garden care service. Hedge cutting, pruning, planting, tree pruning and lawn care are among the services offered. All waste is fully recycled and I am fully insured.




Two and a half years in a commercial ornamental nursery.
Four years in Garden centres.
Twelve and a half years maintaining a privately owned garden, fourteen acres with many rare and unusual specimens

Work History


Niall's Garden Care

From June 2014

Head Gardener

Coolcarrigan Gardens.

April 2001 - November 2013

Responsible for the care of approx. fourteen acres of family owned gardens. I was the sole gardener and had many areas to look after including lawns, greenhouses, herbaceous borders, two arboretums as well as the driveways, church grounds and taking tour groups on guided walks throught the garden

General nursery operative

Costins Nursery

January 1999 - April 2001

Potting, plant husbandry, spraying, dispatch and machine maintenance were all part of my duties.


Tree Pruning

I topped these trees to allow more light into the garden and reduce overhang into neighbouring gardens.

Qualifications & Certifications


Salesian College of Horticulture, Warrenstown, County Meath

St.Fintans High School, Sutton

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