- / GreenhandThe gardeners of Hobbiton.A short-lived family descended from Holman the greenhanded, a Hobbiton gardener. The last of the Greenhands was apparently Holman's grandson and namesake, Holman Greenhand, but the family's gardening tradition was carried on by his apprentice, Hamfast Gamgee.
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