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April Shores  

  • 3400 Wedge Hill Road, Placerville CA.
  • (530)748-9148

Production/ operation work (watering etc.)


 Look no more,  I am that very person you've been looking for! I have 20 yrs experience in watering , transplanting, propagating, pulling weeds and know the demands and what it takes to care for a Nursery experience that keeps our special friends talking and lasting loyalty.  I believe word of mouth is what keeps our friends coming back and our friends who speak with satisfaction is what brings growth to our large happy family.

   Plants are my passion I love plants whether its at work or home gardening ., landscaping, its the food that feeds my very soul and twinkle in my eye and smile on my face.

Work experience

Dec 2012Jun 2015

Lead Production / opperation

Lotus Bonsai Nursery and Gardens

I was hired originally head nursery person due to my experience. My position calls for watering and providing care for specialty extremely valuable Bonsai trees as well as making a inventory of bonsai stock,that keeps  giving our valued friends a new exciting experience each time they visit.   I am responsible in variety of responsibility from watering, pulling weeds training new employees, grounds keeping while owners away on business, mowing the lawn, weed eating , prevention such as poisons, fertilizing, heavy lifting transplanting rock work, inventory and loading or unloading shipments, trimming plants, repairing irrigation broken hoses. painting ,cleaning feeding birds and much more.


Aug 2008Mar 2015

Owner- self employed Landscaper/ designer

Aprils grounds keeping/ and landscaping

My job required any yard clean up like weed waking providing clients assistance with there horses, or design and creating eye candy for a lil bit of paradise warming home . Clearing brush lifting clean and organised garage , assisting in repairs of roof,hauling deb-re, stocking up supplies ,blowing drive way repair-and installation of drip system cultivating by hand, raking and much more.

Aug 2008Mar 2015

Owner- Professional house keeper business and private residence

Residential - business Cleaning services

I for most part would do everything my clients requested. Dishes, floors taking out trash, laundry, toilets, organizing , refrigerator, washing walls as well as wood work, cleaning carpets and cleaning after smelly pets and stinky business they might leave behind, folding and hanging clothes etc.

Aug 2014Feb 2015

Owner - Providing Home Health care for Elderly dementia patients 

Private Home Health Care

Meal prep, lil house work, creating a med. schedule that med are not conflicting or over dosing or not forgetting about a (aid that is beneficial for care giver to keep track and keep things organized, I assisted in bathing,as we as dressing clients,taking to bathroom assisting when needed. Companionship so my clients had a home as a option to live in there comfort zone. As well as 24-48 hour stay awake shifts. I also was the person who up dated family physicians, therapists, of my clients current physical and emotional state, voicing my concerns as well as clients , as well as speak to social and case workers to improve the quality of life for my clients.

Nov 2008Feb 2009

Steward- (dishwasher)

Red Hawk Casino

Busing tables pressure washing floors, taking out trash using cardboard compactor,washing dishes, stocking , inventory operating , professional dish washers more.

Jul 2003Jul 2003

El Dorado County  Fair Grounds Security officer

Security officer

patrolling (hour non slop driving my patrol route) , dispatching, reporting, ticket sales cash handling, 12 hour graveyard shifts, customer service.dealing with a variety of people , defusing potential situations in a safe calm professional matter.


Diploma / Equivalent (GED)

Charter Horizon Home Schooling

General Education / (High School Education)


Nov 2008Nov 2012

Serve Safe Certicate of Completion

Red Hawk Casino provided training as well as exams and issued certification of completion

safe handling of food and cleaning training and regulations


My interests and hobbies, volunteer work:

 Over all my family is my interest as well as my passion.My Passion is my career choice that is working with plants and gardening landscaping, 2 landscape job on my own (my design as well i created)

  I like to write from my experience, poems, music, I love sketching, painting, art work. photography. I volunteer helping friends and family with yard work, as well as house cleaning and friendly elderly companionship.

  •  pressure washer, irrigation repair,
  • commercial blower, weed eater,
  • 20 volt cordless drills,
  • air compressors ,
  • nail guns, heat guns,
  • operation of club cart
  • ,trash compactor, bundling machine,
  • lawn mowers,
  • painting
  • assisted in stamp concrete, designed landscape create , built rock Bonsai Pedestal (Display stand)
  • 20 + years experience in watering, and nursery care as well as maintenance.
  • Entry level in Bonsai Education training( 2 years, )
  • 15 years customer experience.