Become a Cactus Garden Volunteer at Tovrea Castle

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Tovrea Carraro Society

Tovrea Castle at Carraro Heights
Tovrea Castle the source of legend and mystery for generations of Arizonians needs you!

The grounds of Tovrea Castle are a large "Cacti Garden."

As a Volunteer in the Garden, you’ll be helping Tovrea Carraro Society keep the gardens in great shape during your 3-hour time. You must be 13 years of age or older; everyone under age 18 must be accompanied by an adult over the age of 21.

You do NOT need to attend an orientation prior to signing up to volunteer in the Garden; please DO sign up at so we know you are coming!

What to Wear:

  • On Your Feet - Work boots or a heavy-duty tennis shoe with thick rubber only; no flip flops, sandals or thin shoes of any kind.
  • On Your Body - Long pants, Jeans are Great - no exceptions! We’re in the desert and those cactus will get you! Long sleeves are a good idea, too.
  • On Your Head - Hats and Sunglasses
What to Bring:
Your favorite weeding tools and gloves. Don’t have any, we’ll share ours with you.

How to Sign Up:
We use to sign up for Garden Days...

Dates, Times and More Information are on our website at:

This Volunteer Opportunity does NOT include a Tour of the Castle

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5025 E Van Buren St(Enter through Visitor Center)Phoenix, AZ 85008



  • Gardening
  • Botany
  • Horticulture


  • Teens
  • People 55+
  • Group


  • Must be at least 13
  • 3 hours each garden day

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