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New Volunteer Orientation, Yew Dell Botanical Gardens

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Yew Dell Botanical Gardens

  • A group opportunity. Invite your friends.

Interested in volunteering in a natural setting? Yew Dell Botanical Gardens could be just the place for you. Yew Dell offers 68 acres including beautiful gardens, an extensive nursery, a woodland hiking trail, and an arboretum. We rely on the help of individual and group volunteers to maintain the beauty and magic of our grounds. Volunteers assist with gardening, planting, weeding, mulching, photography, tours, children's activities, seasonal events, plants sales and so much more.

Yew Dell offers a New Volunteer orientation session the 2nd Saturday of every month between March and November, 9am-10:30am. If you'd like to learn more about our Volunteer Program, visit our website at www.yewdellgardens.org/volunteer where you'll also find our Volunteer Registration Form. Simply complete and submit this form and Laura Ryan, our, Volunteer Coordinator, will contact you and provide details about signing up for one of our orientation sessions. If you have questions about our program, contact Laura at laurar@yewdellgardens.org.

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About Yew Dell Botanical Gardens

Location:

6220 Old LaGrange Road, Crestwood, KY 40014, US

Mission Statement

The mission of Yew Dell Gardens is to continue the horticultural legacy of Theodore Klein; to encourage exploration of the arboretum, gardens and extraordinary architectural setting; and to provide opportunities for education, enrichment and enjoyment.

Description

Yew Dell Botanical Gardens is dedicated to garden education, exquisite display and research into new and superior plants for the region. The grounds boast an impressive collection of unusual plant specimens, outstanding gardens in a wide array of styles, and unique buildings including a stone castle, extensive fieldstone walls and a Cotswold's-styled fieldstone house. Garden classes are offered for all groups including school children, homeowners, avid gardeners and green-industry professionals. Ongoing research involves collection and evaluation of a wide variety of garden plants as well as breeding and selection to develop new plants for regional gardens. Community and rental events round out the rapidly growing slate of annual offerings.

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WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

6220 OLD LAGRANGE RDCRESTWOODCRESTWOOD, KY 40014

(38.33693,-85.46357)
 

SKILLS

  • Environmental Education
  • Gardening
  • Community Outreach

GOOD FOR

  • Teens
  • People 55+
  • Group

REQUIREMENTS

  • Must be at least 14
  • 60-90 minute orientation includes a tour of the grounds
  • Masks must be worn during orientations to ensure the safety of all participants, staff and garden visitors.

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