The Delaware Center for Horticulture, together with Goodstay Gardens, and Marian Coffin Gardens at Gibraltar (all in Wilmington, DE) are offering a unique opportunity to learn and practice professional horticulture within the context of three different historic, urban, and public garden settings. Individual workdays will be split each week among the three gardens. Duties include daily tasks such as: weeding, watering, pruning, mulching, planting, integrated pest management, and occasional work with volunteers, garden guides, and garden club/ tours (as COVID parameters permit). Opportunity to experience public horticulture first-hand, nonprofit operations and to participate in a variety of projects.
The successful candidate will be hired as a temporary/seasonal employee of the Delaware Center for Horticulture (DCH). $12.00/hour, 12-weeks minimum, 40-hours/ week with flexible start and end dates negotiated at the time of acceptance – possibility for longer term internship if schedule permits. School credit is available.
Please send a cover letter, resume and three professional references to: firstname.lastname@example.org (please reference Tri-garden Internship in email subject line) Delaware Center for Horticulture 1810 N. Dupont St. Wilmington, DE 19806