Maintained and managed multiple gardens, 3 greenhouses and 153 acres of Martha Stewart's full time estate and reported directly to Martha Stewart. Managed two assistant gardeners and worked in concert with the property manager and head groundskeeper to effectively maintain the property. The gardens under direct supervision of the Head Gardener included: a third acre vegetable garden, a cutting garden, a pinetum, multiple woodland gardens, formal parterre and herb gardens, tree and herbaceous peony gardens, a Japanese maple woodland, a small table grape vineyard, small and large fruit including brambles and strawberries and a 500' long English boxwood allee. The position was also responsible for the care of a large and ever growing collection of woody trees and shrubs and the management and restoration of native woodlands. The formal garden areas totaled approximately 20 acres of highly cultivated land. The two Janco glass greenhouses with Envirostep control panels and Quonset style plastic covered hoop house provided growing and over wintering space for large, tropical foliage and succulent collections as well as housing large collections of heirloom begonias, ferns, orchids, cactus, succulents and tropical and subtropical fruit. The head gardener also brought plants from the permanent greenhouse collection into the main house when needed for events and staged them throughout the house. One greenhouse was dedicated entirely to organically growing vegetables directly in the ground year round and housed a permanent container grown citrus collection. The seeds for the outdoor vegetable garden and cutting garden were ordered and sowed during the winter under HID lights with the use of bottom heat as needed.The position oversaw the IPM and fertilization programs for all greenhouses including using a Dosatron fertilizer injector, a compost tea maker and overseeing the IPM and fertilization of the gardens, woody plants and turf in conjuction with an outside contractor. The position also provided support and consultation to Martha Stewart's two other residences in East Hampton, NY and Seal Harbor, Maine including traveling to and from the locations as directed by Martha Stewart.The position also provided support for the Martha Stewart Living Omnimedia group including the television show and the magazine working directly with the producers and editors for segments and stories shot on location directly involving the gardens, greenhouses and property and occasionally being a guest on the television show either in the gardens or in the studio in New York City.