Plant and maintain landscaped areas in front of the museum’s historic 1940s wooden hangar. Low-maintenance annuals and perennials with patriotic colors are used when possible.
Answer questions from the public by phone or in person about gardening, plants, and plant problems. Reference materials are available for use in fielding questions.
Work in the gardens under the supervision of a head gardener, help in the Butterfly House, assist with programs, events, and office work, or serve on a committee.
Provide horticultural education programs for the public and for area schools. Other outreach activities include the planning and implementation of one-time gardening projects as needed.
Get hands-on experience in all aspects of composting. Maintain the site, provide composting programs for school classes and the public, and promote awareness about composting…
Plant and maintain beds at the Community Center along with school and community partner projects such as creating and maintaining rain gardens and a bird sanctuary.
Lead kids ages 5 to 10 in activities designed to spark interest in the natural world. Youth participants can earn merit pins on a variety of gardening, nature, and environmental topics.
“Garden Gate” TourDiane Standefer, Susan YoungPlanning meetings: Washington County Extension Office, 2536 N. McConnell, Fayetteville. Tour: County-wide.2020Pre-tour workdays vary. The 2024 tour is scheduled for Saturday, June 8.Help plan the tour, which showcases a...
Plan, design, and maintain heirloom gardens at Headquarters House, an 1853 Greek revival home owned by the Washington County Historical Society. Plantings include…
Work with 4-H leaders to assist youth with gardening projects that can be entered in the Washington County Fair. The club specializes in learning about the benefit of…
Work with youth and civic groups to plant and maintain the garden, which provides fresh vegetables for local charitable organizations and individuals. Assist with programs…
Maintain plantings in a flower garden border, along a brick walkway, and in a playground area. The goal is to gradually add native plants to the landscape.
Saturday Crew Teri KinseyVaries2021 Occasional Saturdays - a.m. See calendar for scheduled workdays.Lend a hand at several different sanctioned projects over the course of the growing season.
Plant and maintain historically accurate gardens and native plantings. Assist with education programs in the heritage garden. These programs are seasonal and take place Tuesday through Friday and occasionally on Saturday.
Partner with volunteer veterans to plant and maintain a raised-bed garden for food-insecure veterans. Along with a vegetable garden, the project includes a composting area, gazebo, walking trail, and healing garden.
Maintain the grounds of the Extension Office, home of our Master Gardener organization. The project area includes a number of native trees and shrubs, a monarch butterfly waystation, and decorative benches.
Help supervise the fair’s horticulture divisions. Spruce up the Horticulture Building and nearby grounds before and after the fair, check in entries, assist with judging, maintain an information booth, and sell new and used items donated by Master Gardeners.
Maintain three rain garden areas, present garden-related education programs, and help alleviate food insecurity in the West Fork area. Organic gardening is a special focus.