Do you enjoy history and gardening? Try the Hagley Gardens!


(39.78794,-75.5811)
 

Cause Areas

When

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

Where

298 Buck Road EastPO Box 3630Wilmington, DE 19807

Volunteers weed, water, mulch, and harvest vegetables that would have been grown in the 1800s. Visitors, camps, and Creek Kids utilize the garden for learning opportunities.

About

E. I. du Pont Garden - March-October Volunteers assist in the maintenance of all trees, shrubs, perennials, annuals, bulbs and vegetables in the restored garden at the du Pont family residence. Under the direct supervision of the Horticultural Specialist, volunteers will plant, weed, water, fertilize, mulch, prune, and clean all areas of the restored garden and its surroundings. The work will take place in a public area, so there will be some contact with museum visitors. Time commitment: flexible within staff working hours of 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. weekdays. AND/OR Workers' Garden (18 years old) March-October The workers' garden is an integral part of the interpretation of 19th Century life on Workers' Hill. The workers' garden is utilized during our summer youth camps, Summer in Industrial America tours, Creek Kids program, and special events. Volunteers plant and maintain the garden.

Time commitment: flexible during daylight hours weekday or weekend. To apply visit: http://www.hagley.org/volunteer-application.html For more information visit: http://www.hagley.org/volunteer.html

Skills

Good Match For

Teens People 55+ Group

Requirements & Commitment

  • Must be at least 15
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