- This article is about the sylvari occupation. For the tenders of the Black Lion Garden Plot Deed, see Gardener.
Gardener is the term given to sylvari who grow and nurture plants in their society. Gardeners have a wide variety of tasks, leading them to be akin to farmers, smiths, or builders. It is the gardener's task to see to the maintenance of the sylvari's plant structures in their various outposts, including the defenses. Some gardeners are capable of growing weapons and armor out of plants. Gardeners appear capable of communicating with plants to a limited degree, and have magic to help plants grow quickly.