Thursday, April 29, 2010

Hobbit Gardens Apprenticeship Program

Hobbit Gardens is offering a hand-on learning experience on their organic herb farm in Putnam co-owner Constance Ferry has been growing vegetable, herb and flower plants and produce for 25 years and will share and instruct you in the art and science of organic gardening, herb propagation,growing herbs and vegetables, composting and more.

You will be working in the gardens, the shop and at the events and will attend the workshops on medicine making, folklore and history will be incorporated into our work and learning experience.

In exchange, you will work in the gardens and with the plants for 20 hours each month, April through October. They are flexible and can schedule you hours around school, job, family, your life.,but hours are mandatory. No experience is necessary, just a strong desire to learn about the plants by working with them.

Constance is a master gardener, an herbalist, a member and speaker for the master gardener’s program, indiana organic gardeners assoc., herb society of central indiana, international herb assoc and shares her love and passion with other groups and assoc. around the country. she lives and works on 27 1/2 acres of woods, ravines, pastures and gardens with her daughter.

Call (765)246-6315 or email for more information

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