VOLUNTEER AT KANAPAHA!
Volunteers are essential to all aspects of the Gardens’ operations. We need help on weekends and during the week. As a volunteer at the Garden, you will:
Meet other volunteers and staff with similar interests;
Gain satisfaction from donating your time knowledge, and talents for the enrichment of your community; Have an opportunity to have hands-on experience with various aspects of gardening.
We are currently seeking volunteers for gardener assistants, special events aides, garden admission greeters, docents and garden shop assistants. Call us at 352-372-4981
If you have carpentry skills we have many small and large projects that are needed.
We need help as a garden greeter that could fill in open shifts. We have at least one four hour open slot every week. Specific dates we need filled are every other Tuesday morning (9am-1pm) and every Friday morning (9am-1pm)
We need gardening help in the Vinery, Rose Garden, Herb Garden, Woodland Garden, Children's Garden, Herb Garden, Aroid Garden, Ginger Garden and Bulb Garden. If you can volunteer frequently, you can adopt the garden being the sole gardener maintaining that area!!!
Most of our gazebos need to be washed with soap and water and then repainted. We have a about a dozen gazebos that need a facelift!
For large groups, we have several areas of the garden with invasive exotics that need to be removed, such as Ardisia, Clerodendrum bungii and more!