Help needed in our organic gardens and olive grove at beautiful Lake Garda, Italy

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Italy

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  • Description

    Description

    We are a South Tyrolian Family living on beautiful lake Garda in Italy. We love to grow our own fruits and vegetables and to live a healthy and happy live outdoors.

    We are looking for enthusiastic and hard workers that help maintaining the garden and the extensive property. There is an olive orchard a Limonaia (Lemon Garden), a vegetable garden, many fruit trees, bee hives, natural ponds and much more that need maintaining. Norbert is a passionate organic gardener and expert builder and Hildegard, his wife, is a pro in cooking delicious meals from scratch with home grown produce.

  • Type of help

    Type of help

    Gardening
    Building
    General Maintenance
    Cooking / shopping
    Farmstay
    Other
    Help with Eco project
    Help in the house
    Language practice

  • Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Lake Garda is heaven for outdoor enthusiast, there is everything from mountain biking, sailing, kite surfing, hiking, water ski, swimming, paragliding, stand up paddle, canyoning and much more.

    There a many festivals, actives and events happening around the lake during the summer months.

  • Help

    Help

    We are looking for help in maintaing the garden and the property. The main duties are:
    - cutting the lawn
    - weeding the vegetable garden
    - maintaining the natural swimming pond
    - preparing fire wood
    - irrigating plants when it's not raining
    - other garden work (cutting trees, planting flowers, etc)
    - fruit picking
    - help cleaning the house
    - keep your apartment nice and tidy

    If you want to learn about organic gardening, are interested in gardening and love being outside this is the right place for you!

    Because of the remoteness of the property we prefer couples or two friends to single persons.

    Unfortunately we cannot accept volunteers with their own pets. We have a cat living with us :)

  • Languages spoken

    Languages spoken

    German, Italian, English (not perfect)

  • Accommodation

    Accommodation

    You have your own apartment with bedroom (double bed), bathroom (shower & bath tub), living room with open fire place and fully equipped kitchen.

  • 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?

    Two

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    Hours expected

    5 hours per day, 5 days a week

After we cleaned the pond, it looks amazing!
These are my diligent workawayers, we cleaned the pond in one day!

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