The Gardeneer Concept
Being a gardeneer is an alternative to being a small scale commercial organic apprentice. As a gardeneer you aim to be the on site helper for a landowner/family as supposed to a cog in a commercial organic machine.
This could be thought of as a form of progressive share cropping which is usually thought of as a negative scenario. However in this scenario the landowner is happy to have a trained and knowledgable helper and the gardeneer is happy to have a 3 season home.
There are 4 levels of training: