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

John Thomas Rowell, Jr. , 91
Born: Friday, March 18, 1927
Died: Saturday, March 16, 2019

Kathleen “Kathy” Beechem, 67
Born: Tuesday, September 18, 1951
Died: Tuesday, March 12, 2019

Nancy Ratliff, 87
Born: Sunday, March 22, 1931
Died: Tuesday, March 12, 2019

Dimitra Campbell , 80
Born: Sunday, July 10, 1938
Died: Monday, March 11, 2019

James Henry Lockwood V, 90
Born: Thursday, March 22, 1928
Died: Saturday, March 09, 2019

Upcoming Events

Mar 19Grief to Peace / Spring Grove
Mar 24Pruning Seminar
Mar 26Grief to Peace / Tri County
Mar 28Findlay Market Opening Day Parade
Mar 31Caracole 5K
Apr 14History In Bloom
Apr 16Grief to Peace / Spring Grove
Apr 18 - Apr 18Twilight Tour / April
Apr 21Easter Sunrise Service/Spring Grove
Apr 21Easter Sunrise Service / Oak Hill