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Gardening Volunteer Ambler Arboretum

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Ambler Arboretum of Temple University

  • 14 people are interested
Formal Garden
The Louise Bush-Brown Formal Perennial Garden is just one of the many gardens volunteers have an opportunity to explore as they help maintain this historic and educational space.

Year Round

Our gardening volunteers help maintain the historic and educational gardens of the Ambler Arboretum of Temple University. Throughout the growing season volunteers find themselves pruning, weeding, transplanting, dividing and planting depending on what needs to be done in the garden that day. Sessions are Mon - Sat 9-12 or 1-3. Covid 19 Protocols - mask wearing, sopcial distancing and no tool sharing are in place. Volunteers limited to two per session and must sign up to be added to a schedule. Walk-in volunteering not permitted at this time.

Currently, volunteer opportunities are available only to persons ages 18 and over.

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About Ambler Arboretum of Temple University


508 Meetinghouse Road, Administration Building, Ambler, PA 19002, US

Mission Statement

Ambler Arboretum is a historic site of horticulture, agriculture and design within an institution of higher learning. The Arboretum serves as a living laboratory for students and the community, focusing on sustainability, the health benefits of gardens and the history of women in horticulture, agriculture and design.


Temple University Ambler has a long history of horticulture and landscape design. Established as the Pennsylvania School of Horticulture for Women in 1910, the 187-acre campus represents a unique mix of natural and designed landscapes. The gardens serve as excellent outdoor learning laboratories for numerous classes and as a source of inspiration for the campus and local communities.

The Ambler Arboretum of Temple University has a diverse range of learning gardens, from formal perennial gardens to a green roof garden, which provide a rich diversity of garden experiences.

Education & Literacy


We'll work with your schedule.


Temple University Ambler Arboretum508 Meetinghouse RdAmbler, PA 19002



  • Habitat Restoration
  • Botany
  • Gardening
  • Horticulture


  • People 55+


  • 2-3 hours per session.

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