Drop-In Tuesday Gardening - Haskell Gardens


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When

Tue Apr 04, 2017 09:00 AM - Tue Oct 31, 2017 12:00 PM

Where

Allen C. Haskell Public Gardens787 Shawmut AvenueNew Bedford, MA 02746


About

Overview
In the heart of New Bedford lies the former nursery of Allen C. Haskell: six acres of beautifully landscaped gardens, historic buildings, and more than half an acre of greenhouse space. Come drop in on a Tuesday, starting in April, from 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. to help us tidy the garden while you learn new skills. No previous gardening skills required, just a helping hand! Please bring gardening gloves and drinking water. Optional: if you have any tools, please bring those as well.


Responsibilities
* Sign up for this event
* Able to work as part of a team
* Able to follow directions
* Log volunteer hours weekly


Qualifications
* Have reliable transportation to the garden
* A love of gardening and the outdoors
* Able to work independently or as part of a team
* Willingness to work outdoors
* Ability to kneel, lift up to 10 pounds, pull and dig


Time Commitment Needed
3 hours, each Tuesday, 9:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.; April through October
This is a weather dependent event and will be cancelled in the likelihood of extreme weather.


For more information
Contact Eileen Small, Volunteer Resources Coordinator, 781-784-0567 x5501, esmall@thetrustees.org

To explore other volunteer opportunities or sign up as a team, visit our volunteer page at http://volunteer.thetrustees.org/

Skills

  • Organization
  • Relationship Building
  • Multi-Tasking
  • Environmental Education
  • Gardening
  • Horticulture

Good Match For

N/A

Requirements & Commitment

  • Must be at least 18
  • Drop-in Tuesday, 4/4/17-10/27/17 9:00 am-12:00 pm

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