Garden Volunteer


Cause Areas


It's flexible! We'll work with your schedule.


400 Blandy Farm LaneBoyce, VA 22620
Volunteers, Our most valuable resource


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.

Benefits include:

  • 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


Good Match For

People 55+

Requirements & Commitment

  • Must be at least 18
  • Gardeners meet 9 to 12 on Tues., Wed., Thurs.

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