Horticulture Student Internship

Location: South Lyon, MI
Deadline: April 30, 2014

Experience To Be Gained:

  •  Maintenance and upkeep of perennial and annual garden beds

  •  Opportunity to design and implement a new garden bed on the property

  •  Managing staff of 3-4 gardeners for planting of $8K annual flower order

  •  Experience in propagation of plant material with use of the on-site greenhouse

  • Tree planting and aftercare 

About Us

Walnut Creek Country Club is home to a wide variety of perennial and annual plant material arranged throughout its 220 acre property. There are more than 20 beds, all of which contain exciting and interesting plants that bloom at different times of the year. 

Responsibilities

The student intern will be responsible for working with a small team to maintain the beds including pruning the plant material, removing weeds, mulching, fertilizing, watering, and planting new materials. With approval, the student intern would also have the opportunity to re-design an existing garden bed for the property which is an outstanding portfolio builder. 

Qualifications

Student intern should be self driven and creative as he/she will be involved in the creation and alteration of existing gardens. With approval, the student intern will be able to design and im- prove the property with his/her creative ideas for gardening. 

Schedule:

April - August

Monday through Friday 5:30am- 12:30am and every other weekend from 5:30am-10:30am.

Benefits:

$10/hr

Uniforms provided

Housing included

Meals

Applying:

**Resumes are now being collected for the 2014 season.

Please respond to:

Scott Rettmann

Greens Superintendent srettmann@walnutcreekcc.net 248-345-0999