Greenhand Family

 / Greenhand
   The 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.

J.R.R. Tolkien's Middle-earth glossary. . 2003.

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