Stay with me in Scotland and learn about horticulture and gardening, UK

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  • Description

    Description

    Come and join me in small village running small B & B and a large and productive garden. Come and live in the countryside, by the sea and enjoy village life. Scotland. The B & B is very small and you willnot be required to help with that.

    At the moment I think I will need help with the garden mainly.

  • Type of help

    Type of help

    Gardening
    General Maintenance
    Cooking / shopping
    Animal care

  • Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    They could learn English, but I also speak French and some German. I am a trained horticulturalist, so could help them learn about gardening in the UK. Have large number of books on all kinds of subjects.

  • Help

    Help

    I have a largish garden growing fruit, veg and flowers and want to start marketing the produce and jams. Also do B & B in a very small way and could do with some general maintenance work as well as help with dog and chickens (need to repair coop first). B & B bookings are not very frequent.

  • Languages spoken

    Languages spoken

    English, French and some german

  • Accommodation

    Accommodation

    Room with double bed , next to bathroom, with bath and shower and use of kitchen and sitting room.

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    St Andrews is an interesting small town, some 6 miles away with lots of cafes, a theatre and cinema as well as musical events. The village has its own beach with good swimming and Cambo House, Kellie castle are also nearby. The East Neuk of Fife has a coastal path which is very good too. Just over 1 hour from Edinburgh by train/bus.

    I am vegetarian and teach yoga locally. Also practise aromatherapy. I rise, walk the dog and spend the day either writing, painting or gardening. I do not like smoking in the house and would not appreciate drunkeness or much noise. There are two televisions and a CD player in the sitting rooms and I have guitars, piano and harp, which volunteers would be welcome to use.

    At the moment I think i will require someone for the spring ( ie January to April/May), as that is the busiest time in the garden.

  • A little more information

    A little more information

    • Internet access

    • Limited internet access

      Limited internet access

    • We have pets

    • We are smokers

  • How many Workawayers can stay?

    How many Workawayers can stay?

    One

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    Hours expected

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

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