Hire a Gardener & Housekeeper – Domestic Couple


Published on April 23, 2019

Do you need a gardener and a housekeeper rolled into one? You could hire a gardener & housekeeper as live-in domestic couple to take care of your house and garden. Click To TweetWhen you’ve got a beautiful home and garden, you can easily become overwhelmed with the upkeep and care of both. A simple solution is to hire a gardener and housekeeper couple to work for you.

Hiring a live-in domestic couple – one a gardener and one a housekeeper – gives you a team of two that work together to provide full care and management of the home and garden.

What Do a Gardener & Housekeeper Couple Do?

A good gardener & housekeeper couple will provide you with the full support of looking after your house and garden. Their individual duties might include:

Housekeeping duties and skills:

  • All cleaning and housekeeping inside the property
  • Laundry, ironing, changing bed sheets, wardrobe management
  • Running errands, and cooking and serving meals
  • Shopping for food and planning menus
  • Greeting guests, serving tea and coffee
  • Assisting with the care of children or pets
  • Stocktaking, inventory, and upkeep of household equipment
  • Polishing silver
  • Packing and unpacking

Gardening duties and skills:

  • Landscape maintenance
  • Strimming, mowing and general upkeep
  • Pruning and hedge trimming
  • Tree management and chainsaw work
  • Planting and landscaping
  • Care and maintenance of garden equipment, servicing of lawn mower, etc.
  • Leaf blowing
  • Fire management
  • DIY and repairs

What Is The Salary of a Gardener Housekeeper Couple?

Salary ranges depend entirely on the candidates experience level.  It also depends whether the role is full time or part time. part-time employees are generally paid higher.

  • Entry Level Gardener & Housekeeper Couple
    Live in: £400-550 (net) a week
    Live out: £500-700 (net) a week
  • Mid Level Gardener & Housekeeper Couple
    Live in: £550-750 (net) a week
    Live out: £700-900 (net) a week
  • High Level Gardener & Housekeeper Couple
    Live in: £750+ (net)
    Live out: £900+ (net) a week

When and Why Do You Need a Gardener Housekeeper?

If you have a property and garden that will require two specialists skills, that being the housekeeping and then the gardening, this is a perfect solution.

If you have a small garden and wanted your housekeeper to do some light gardening, this is also possible. But for many larger properties and estates, with larger gardens or grounds, this would take a team of two to get the job done.

You’ll have complete peace of mind that your home is cared for, your family and friends and guests are cared for, and that the grounds and gardens are cared for. It’s a wonderfully practical solution and can be a cost-effective way to hire home help.

Why is Polo and Tweed Be The Most Trustworthy Gardener Housekeeper Recruitment Agency for Your House?

When you want a specialist service, you should consult with a specialist provider. Polo & Tweed are the leading experts in domestic recruitment. We work with clients worldwide – UK, Europe, the Middle East to America – providing tailor-made searches for the type of staff they are looking for.

When you take a new member of staff into your home, you want to have complete peace of mind that they have been vetted – and this is what Polo & Tweed does professionally.

If you have specific requirements for the role itself, we can adjust the search, and send you specific gardener housekeeper couples who match your needs.

We would love to speak to you to discuss how we can help find you a perfect gardener housekeeper – so please drop us a line today and one of our professional recruitment consultants will be in touch to discuss the next steps.


  1. Angel Cuevas says:

    Looking for a new opportunity to make a difference for everyone. God Bless and thank you.

  2. Mihiri Roshani says:

    We need a job for my husband and for me. We can stay and do everything that you want. We have a 4-year-old child, please could you help us?

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