POPPS GARDEN RESIDENCY (Spring Only)

Ornamental Garden project with resident Gardner Dean Simionescu and neighbor Cameron

This 2-3 month work exchange residency runs from mid-April through mid-July.  The Garden Resident is responsible for preparing the garden for the growing season. Responsibilities include: Prepping garden beds, Building trellis’s, creating and maintaining garden pathways, cold and hot crop plantings, weeding of all vegetable, decorative and rain gardens on the Popps compound, mulching,  general garden maintenance, facilitating volunteer workdays and workshops.  Our garden occupies about four square lots with additional rain gardens and a chicken coop. The resident will be provided a private room in the Guest House, a small studio space (if needed), networking opportunities, and a supportive community.

To Apply: please send a letter of inquiry, a brief bio, a detailed resume of past gardening/landscaping experience, and up to 5 images of past projects to poppspacking@gmail.com.