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Volunteer at Mead Garden

Video credit: Maritza Dominguez, 2015 MBG summer intern

Do you dig getting your hands dirty? Do you relish creating something new?
Come join the fun and help create a first-class botanical garden.  
Fill out the form below and let us know what your interests and availability are. 

We invite you to join us to restore, develop and sustain Mead Botanical Garden. Friends of Mead Garden volunteer in dozens of ways from research, to clerical, communications, to teaching, leading tours, fund raising events like the Duck Derby (great fun), weeding, and planting (planting ideas, as well as trees). Mead Botanical Garden needs leaders and followers and everyone in between.  Complete the form below if you would like to join the fun!


Butterfly Brigade

This group of volunteers meets many mornings at the butterfly garden to maintain and create a haven for our ever growing population of winged beauties. Don't forget your gardening gloves and tools! For specific times and information, contact Ann Clement.

Weed Warriors (Legacy Garden)

Help us create and plant new flower beds, propagate plants, and eradicate weeds in our garden showcase! Bring gloves and your favorite gardening tools. Legacy Garden volunteers meet most Tuesday and Friday mornings at the Greenhouse in the Legacy Garden. 

Florida Native Plant Society, Tarflower Chapter,  Quarterly Workdays

Volunteers from the Tarflower Chapter of the Florida Native Plant Society come out one day each quarter (usually a Saturday or Sunday morning) to help maintain and enhance the Discovery Barn Native Garden, Sandhill Demonstration planting, Gopher Tortoise Habitat Enhancement planting, Monarch Waystation planting, and various other natural or rehabilitation areas throughout the Garden. Contact Stacey Matrazzo, MBG Director of Education and Conservation, or Catherine Bowman, Tarflower Chapter VP of Programs, for more information. Be sure to check our Calendar of Upcoming Events for the next Tarflower workday. 


Please complete the form below if you would like to join the fun!

Volunteers gather at Mead Garden Tuesdays and Fridays from 9:30 am to noon.



Please tell us what day(s) and times you are available to volunteer.
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