Being a gardening helper volunteer is a wonderful way to learn and improve your gardening skills. Enjoying the beautiful outdoors and the good company of other volunteers is a daily bonus. Assisting in the agricultural education of children is a valuable way to forward your knowledge and passion for gardening to the next generation.
Help with the propagation, planting, and irritation activities in the garden through the use of vegetable garden areas, berry plantings, a grape arbor, a herb garden, a high tunnel greenhouse, flower beds, and/or habitat gardens
Help apply soil amendments such as compost, horse manure, zoo brew, straw, and/wood chips
Assist in the feeding of plants using dry and liquid plant foods
Assist in plant maintenance activities such as hand weeding, hoeing, pruning and trellising
Engage in harvest activities, including picking, grading, weighing, and cleaning vegetables, fruits, and flowers
Garden Site Support
Help to keep the garden clean and organized – gardening tools, tool shed, garden areas, garden paths, public sidewalks, and streets adjacent to the garden.
Time and Commitment (Let us know when you can help. We will work with your schedule.)
April through October: Tuesday and Thursday 9am to 1pm
April through mid-November: Saturday mornings 9am to 1pm with neighborhood kid’s club
A desire to garden - experience is helpful but not required
A willingness to work alongside other volunteers between the ages of 4 and 104 in gardening work
Physically capable of lifting, bending, kneeling and willing to sweat when it is hot outside
Physically able to tolerate exposure to the direct sun
Able to follow directions and stay on task
A kind heart and positive spirit
Contact Bill Kline (firstname.lastname@example.org) to get started.