bulb garden volunteers

Summary: Plant, water, weed, and prune to keep Allerton’s 14 formal gardens looking their best. “Adopt a garden” to care for a specific garden more extensively.


Essential Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Help with routine aspects of gardening and landscaping like weeding, watering, and planting
  • Adopt-a-Garden by performing regular maintenance for one garden
  • Assist with cleaning and maintaining sculptures and planters within the Formal Gardens



  • Attend a General Information session for new volunteers (virtual or in-person)
  • Become familiar with the gardens and their history
  • Sign and return Volunteer Waiver & Release form
  • Log hours on MyImpact Portal


Time Commitment:

  • 1-hour General Information session for new volunteers
  • Volunteer at least 4 hours a month
  • Most volunteer work in the gardens would be done between April and September/October