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Garden Assistant

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ORGANIZATION: American Botanical Council

  • A group opportunity. Invite your friends.
  • 317 people are interested

Assist in maintaining the ABC medicinal theme gardens on our 2.5 acre property. There are currently over 30 theme gardens, a few of which are: human systems garden, culinary cuisine gardens, as well as Ayurvedic and TCM medicinal gardens. For more info on the gardens, refer to the Virtual Garden link on our website (

Assistance comes in the form of weeding, plant propagation and transplanting, occasional building of beds, watering, pruning, as well as harvesting and cleaning seeds. It is a wonderful opportunity to spend time outdoors and learn about medicinal plants.

We are looking for volunteers who have organic gardening experience and who would be able to commit to at least 4 hours per week. Ideal volunteers should be free from physical injury and must have the ability to push/pull 50#. Times for volunteering are from 8am-2:00pm, M-F.

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About American Botanical Council


6200 Manor Rd, Austin, TX 78723, US

Mission Statement

Provide education using science-based and traditional information to promote responsible use of herbal medicine -- serving the public, researchers, educators, healthcare professionals, industry and media.


Since 1988, the American Botanical Council (ABC) has been educating consumers, healthcare professionals, researchers, educators, industry, and the media on the safe and effective use of herbs and medicinal plants. ABC is an independent, nonprofit, organization supported by thousands of members around the world. From its headquarters at the Case Mill Homestead in Austin, Texas, ABC publishes HerbalGram, a peer-reviewed quarterly journal; HerbClip, a twice-monthly series of summaries and critical reviews of recently published herbal literature; HerbalEGram, a monthly electronic newsletter.


Health & Medicine
Community, Environment, Health & Medicine


We'll work with your schedule.


6200 Manor RdAustin, TX 78723



  • People Skills
  • Botany
  • Gardening
  • Horticulture
  • Farming


  • People 55+
  • Group


  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • 4 hrs per week minimum preferred
  • must be able to perform standard gardening tasks

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