Fordhook Garden & Trials Intern

W. Atlee Burpee & Co. is the leading retail/mail order distributor of seed and gardening supplies to the American home gardener.  We have an immediate opening for a Fordhook Garden & Trials Intern.  Primary responsibilities include but not limited to: assisting the Fordhook Farm Manager and Fordhook Farm crew with maintenance of the gardens, trials & buildings at Fordhook Farm.  

Key Responsibilities:
• Assists with the planting and watering of the research trials, display gardens, greenhouses, and perennial gardens.
• Assists with the maintenance and clean up of the research trials, display gardens, perennial gardens and buildings.
• Assists with the harvest of the research trials, display gardens, and perennial gardens.
• Provides support with collection of informational data, record keeping, labeling, and database maintenance.
• Assists with the photography team needs, public and private events, and garden opens and tours.
• All other duties as assigned.

• Hard working individuals who are able to work
• Interest in and working knowledge of horticulture
• Ability to work some weekends
If you meet the requirements and qualifications, please email your cover letter with salary requirements, and resume to - Subject line “Fordhook Internship” or log onto our website at and click on “employment link”.  COVER LETTERS/RESUMES WITHOUT REQUESTED INFORMATION WILL BE CONSIDERED LAST.   NO PHONE CALLS PLEASE.  Un-qualified candidates need not apply.  Equal Opportunity Employer.

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