The State Arboretum of Virginia at Blandy Experimental Farm has many established perennial gardens, an herb garden, and a Native Plant Trail. Each area is maintained on a seasonal basis by an assistant curator, and supporting volunteers. All maintenance to the beds is performed by this group. Tasks include planting, dividing, transplanting, fertilizing, weeding, mulching and more.
- Membership discount to the Arboretum
- 10% off purchases made at "Our Shop"
- Volunteer at Garden Fair and/or ArborFest and get in free of charge
- Annual Awards and Appreciation Dinner
- As a result of volunteer work at the State Arboretum, many volunteers experience personal benefits that include: A new sense of community, learning new skills and sharing talents, meeting people and making friends, giving back to the community
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Requirements & Commitment
- Must be at least 18
- Gardeners meet 9 to 12 on Tues., Wed., Thurs.