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

Gene A. Harris, Jr., 46
Born: Monday, November 30, 1970
Died: Monday, May 22, 2017

Darlyne Bowen, 85
Born: Sunday, January 03, 1932
Died: Sunday, May 21, 2017

Raymond Ferguson, 84
Born: Saturday, October 22, 1932
Died: Sunday, May 21, 2017

John Bucher, 86
Born: Monday, April 13, 1931
Died: Friday, May 19, 2017

James W. Cochran, 90
Born: Tuesday, August 10, 1926
Died: Friday, May 19, 2017

Upcoming Events

Jun 03Weekend Walkabout / June
Jun 04National Fire Heritage Muster
Jun 06Tuesday Summer Family Nights
Jun 06 - Jun 06Summer Plant Identification
Jun 07June Public Tram Tour
Jun 13Tuesday Summer Family Nights
Jun 15 - Jun 15Twilight Tour / June
Jun 15Oak Hill's Summer Outdoor Movie
Jun 18Father's Day
Jun 20Grief to Peace / Spring Grove