Are you looking for a new way to help in our community? Or do you work full-time during the week, but still would love to help in the gardens? We now offer Saturday morning workdays during the growing season so you can make an impact on your schedule. Come share your experience, and since each Saturday has a different focus, you’re sure to learn from our experience too.
To volunteer, simply give reach out to us by clicking here: Volunteer
Upcoming Saturday opportunities for Volunteers:
March 4, 2017 – Bus Shelter blitz clean-up 10 am – 12 noon;
March 18, 2017 – Rain Garden in the Bird Garden 9 am – 12 noon
April 22, 2017 – Earth Day Tree Planting 9 am – 12 noon
May 20, 2017 – Planting at the new Hanley/Washington/Kingsbury garden 9 am – 12 noon
June 17, 2017 – Tree Tour, Trees of U City 9 am – 12 noon
July 15, 2017 – High School Blitz clean-up 9 am – 12 noon
August 19, 2017 – Lewis Park clean-up 9 am – 12 noon
These regular Saturday U City in Bloom workdays will be directed by one of our 3 horticulturists, you will work while learning from an expert. The days are 9 am – noon, unless otherwise noted. An email will be sent ahead of time for location if not already assigned, and will be available on the web site.
Bring your own garden gloves, and if you have any hand tools you prefer, please bring those. We usually have a water jug available, but feel free to bring a beverage if you would like. In return for your volunteer help you will make wonderful new friends, learn gardening skills from experts, and have the satisfaction of bringing beauty to our city.
These events are a great way for individuals and families to meet people and help beautify our community! Come join us!