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Garden projects near the Wild Atlantic Way in Clare, Ireland

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Availability

  2024 

 Min stay requested: at least 2 weeks

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  • Description

    Description

    Transport is required as we are in a Rural Location ...
    I am now retired with my husband.
    We moved to Co Clare in 2014 and love the area. We are in the progress of renovating our house and garden. But as getting older we are struggling with gardening.
    We would like to make some of the garden user-friendly for older people.
    Ideally would like someone who has some knowledge of gardening. We have some and we like to also learn new skills.
    We are hoping to get a lot of the work done this summer before the rain starts again. Being Ireland we do get a lot so please bring suitable clothing such as boots and waterproof clothing for working in.
    The gardening is basically clearing areas and painting walls in the garden and we are in the process of refurbishing a pond area, someone who knows about ponds would be great. Making new raised bed area to grow our own veg.A bonus We already grow Blackcurrants, apples, and berries.
    One area in the garden is a bank behind a wall that wants stripping and making a path behind our wall that wraps around the garden. We have done this ourselves and took about two days, but I have mobility problems but still like to do things myself as does my husband who is now over 70.
    We will provide free board and meals I can cater to any diet, and we are vegetarian, but I do provide meat meals as well .
    We have two dogs who love to meet new people, and so do we.
    Drop us a line and tell us how you could help us.
    We are nonsmokers, but anyone who smokes is welcome to do so outside the house.
    It's best if you have a car as we are in a rural setting. The nearest town is 25 mins away.
    We would also like to show you the area we live in if you would like to join us for a walk or two.
    Again Thank You for Reading and hope to talk soon.
    Regards
    Wendy and Dave

  • Types of help and learning opportunities

    Types of help and learning opportunities

    Gardening
    DIY and building projects
    General Maintenance
    Help with Computers/ Internet
  • Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    But on the plus side we live in a great area not far from the beach and some great walks and heritage sites

    The history of the Republic of Ireland and the music in Ireland.

  • Projects involving children

    Projects involving children

    This project could involve children. For more information see our guidelines and tips here.

  • Help

    Help

    Gardening
    Our garden is huge and we need help getting it right, we are trying but need help now what with health issues and age coming to us all... But we are still not afraid of hard work ourselves.
    We need to build a new area for veg.

    If anyone has pond knowledge that would be fantastic.
    Our pond is full of goldfish but the surrounding area needs more work I cannot kneel very easily now . If some one has knowledge of ponds that would be great.
    If you enjoy cooking that is great I love cooking but am willing to learn new dishes from other people.

  • Languages spoken

    English: Fluent

  • Accommodation

    Accommodation

    Double bedroom shared bathroom

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    We are near the Wild Atlantic Way so we have beaches great surfing beach castles great walks and we are 45 Mins from Limerick .

  • A little more information

    A little more information

    • Internet access

    • Limited internet access

      Limited internet access

    • We have pets

    • We are smokers

    • Can host families

  • Can host digital nomads

    Can host digital nomads

    We have a good internet connection and work space if needed

  • Space for parking camper vans

    Space for parking camper vans

    Our driveway is big so no problem with a campervan and you will have access to a toilet and shower in the house.

  • How many Workawayers can stay?

    How many Workawayers can stay?

    Two

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    Hours expected

    Maximum 4-5 hours a day, 5 days a week

Host ref number: 488945897137

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