Horticulture Volunteer Opportunities

 

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Thank you for showing interest in our program! We are hoping to develop groups of volunteers to help in the following areas: keeping our front entrance area looking spectacular (weeding annual beds, containers, watering, taking care of specific gardens, etc.), controlling invasive species (honeysuckle, English ivy, burning bush), taking care of our tree and shrub collection (pruning, pulling ivy off trunks, mulching, etc.) We are looking for a volunteer (s) to help with our hybrid tea roses as well.

Horticulture Volunteer Opportunities include working side by side with Spring Grove’s nationally renowned horticulture team. Volunteers will learn techniques implemented by the horticulture department with hands-on experience.

Opportunities include:

Landscape Gardening Group Members of this group are exclusively dedicated to maintaining the historic front area of the cemetery and arboretum along with other high visibility areas.

Tree and Shrub Group Members of this group are exclusively dedicated to maintaining the health and structure of Spring Grove’s vast tree and shrub collection.

Invasive Species Group Members of this group are exclusively dedicated to eradicating invasive species from Spring Grove‘s native woodstand.

Spring Bulb Removal

Wreath Fabrication

Greenhouse Projects

Archiving Slide Photos

To learn more about the horticulture volunteer opportunities, please contact our Volunteer Coordinator at (513) 853-4941 or email vcoordinator@springgrove.org.

Obituaries

Robert "Bob" C. Carr, 69
Born: Friday, July 23, 1948
Died: Saturday, October 14, 2017

Elizabeth Jewel Cunningham, 87
Born: Thursday, August 07, 1930
Died: Friday, October 13, 2017

Christopher John Wheat, 66
Born: Friday, December 22, 1950
Died: Friday, October 13, 2017

James T. Williams, 89
Born: Wednesday, December 07, 1927
Died: Thursday, October 12, 2017

Dr. Edwin V. Buehler, 88
Born: Monday, September 23, 1929
Died: Sunday, October 08, 2017

Upcoming Events

Oct 24Grief to Peace / Tri County
Oct 29Public Tram Tour October
Oct 29Public Tram Tour Oct
Nov 05 - Nov 11Flags of Honor
Nov 09 - Nov 09Planting for Diversity
Nov 15 - Nov 18Holiday Wreath Project / Volunteer Event
Nov 21 - Dec 13Spring Grove's 3rd Annual Giving Tree
Nov 21Grief to Peace / Spring Grove
Nov 28Grief to Peace / Tri County
Dec 07 - Dec 07Holiday Remembrance Service / Spring Grove