Welcome to our career page

We started The Ground Up in 2010 with the sole purpose of supplying the industry with the best quality mulches and soils. As time evolved, so did our concept. Today we are the largest manufacturer of high quality mulches, soils and compost in Houston, TX. The TGU team is made up of industry professionals who are passionate about mulches, soils, plants, landscaping, growing and providing excellent customer service. 

TGU offers careers in a number of different areas, and we are always looking for passionate staff who are willing to work indoors and outdoors. If you have experience in the landscape and/or horticulture industry consider these regularly open opportunities. 

  • Nursery Associates, Supervisors and Managers
  • Customer Service Cashiers
  • Bagging Associates and Operators
  • Business Development Professionals
  • General Office Personnel


Our Full-Time Team Member Benefits Include:

Health Insurance , Paid Dental, Short-Term, Long-Term Disability, and Term Life, Vacation, 401K retirement, Employee Product Discounts.


The Ground Up - Ceres Environmental is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, religion, disability status, or protected veteran status.

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