Build Block Raised Beds around Medicinal Plants on an Organic Farm

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Thu Aug 23, 2018 08:30 AM - Fri Dec 21, 2018 03:30 PM


685 Mann RoadHorsham, PA 19044


MINIMUM VOLUNTEER TIME: 2 Hours of any day, or evening, or weekend.
LET US KNOW WHICH DAY(s) and time period you can COME!

1. Skilled brick-layers needed to oversee a volunteer project in the Fall
VITAL NEED: Expertise on mixing sand, lime, and Portland cement.

2. Unskilled labor to dig trenches and bring wheel barrows of pebbles and sand to the trenches. Then to add the cement mix atop the pebbles, then lay and level semi-solid concrete blocks.

3. Unskilled volunteers who will lay blocks in the trenches and tamp them to level, then mortar a second layer onto the first layer.

There are 4 beds already built -- SEE PHOTO. Six more are needed to be built. These beds form the borders of 10 beds full of medicinal herbs.

Project is in Horsham, PA on a 17-acre organic educational farm of vegetables, flowers, and herbs.

Goal: Each bed is 40" x 84", using short cinder block walls (blocks are 4" by 8" by 16").

Contact Susan Curry: text or phone: 215-435-6055 -- to discuss your expertise and availability


  • Landscaping
  • Construction
  • Civil Engineering

Good Match For

People 55+ Group

Requirements & Commitment

  • 2-6 hours at a time
  • Sign a Waiver form

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