Tag Archives: Native Plants

Part Time Gardener- Local Homeowner

Whether you’re looking to help build your experience, more work, or some part-time fun, this part-time gardener position could be exactly what you need! A local Homeowner in Alexandria VA has asked NOVA Horticulture for our help with some work in her garden. If you think this would be a good fit for you, don’t hesitate to reach out, because I know the opportunity will go quick!¬† You could use this for your HRT 297 Cooperative education experience if you still need it!

Part Time Gardener- Alexandria VA

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Nursery Associate- Earth Sangha

Are you passionate about native plants? Are you looking for an opportunity to advocate for native plants in the landscape?
Earth Sangha is looking for a nursery associate! In this position, you would help with conservation and propagation in their Wild Plant Nursery, which is the region’s largest local ecotype plant propagation effort! The nursery associates day to day responsibilities include the care and propagation of native plants, the overall organization of the Wild Plant Nursery, and working with plant passionate volunteers!

They’re looking to hire someone for this position to start this summer. It is a permanent part-time position that includes health insurance, retirement, and accrued paid time off with a salary of $18/hour.

Nursery Associate Listing

To apply, email Matt Bright at mbright@earthsangha.org with a C.V. and, optionally, a cover letter

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Summer 2023 Internships- Green Spring Gardens

It’s that time of the year again! All around the area, horticultural businesses and public gardens are starting to think of and release summer internship positions! If you’re still looking for a position to complete your Cooperative Education Credit, one of these could be your answer! Green Spring Gardens, a local favorite public garden located in Alexandria, has 5!! available positions for the summer of 2023! GSG is not only host to several ID courses, but is also managed by a NOVA Hort Alumni! That’s right! If you apply for any of these opportunities, you might be lucky enough to work with Adam Bucher, NOVA¬† Horticulture Alumni and Green Spring Garden’s Horticulture Resource Manager! What better way to learn about life after school than this??

Internship brochure Summer GSG 2023

Farmers Market Internship 2023 GSG

Historic Resources Internship 2023 GSG

Horticultural Internship 2023 GSG

Native Plant Garden Internship 2023 GSG

Youth and Family Program Internship 2023 GSG