Title :
Trustees Gardening Team- Southern Berkshires
Volunteer Schedule :
Ongoing Volunteers
Time Frame :
Maintain perennial and annual beds independently Watering, fertilization, weeding, mulching on a weekly basis, as needed Weed, weed, weed, deadhead, deadhead, deadhead Assist seasonally with planting as opportunities arise Remove trash, small branches, and other debris Greet property visitors and respond to basic garden questions
Keywords:
historic/history
environmental/nature
environmental
arts & culture
other
Description:
Seeking individuals passionate about garden care. Take pride in ensuring each garden area at Naumkeag, Mission House and Ashintully is beautiful for visitors.
Skills:
-Enthusiastic about plants and gardening -Prior perennial garden care experience preferred -An interest in performing general gardening practices, including repetitive tasks such as weeding, watering and mulching -Ability and interest in working independently -Able to take direction from staff and communicate with supervisor in a timely fashion -Ability to use garden tools, including wheelbarrows , trowels, shovels and pruners safely -Ability to work outdoors in varying seasonal weather conditions -Ability to bend and stoop for several hours at a time -Basic knowledge of garden maintenance tasks -Plant identification skills, desired but not required -Open to engaging visitors when appropriate -Attend an orientation session at Naumkeag  -Commitment to reporting service hours via the Trustees volunteer website
The Trustees of Reservations
"The Trustees preserve, for public use and enjoyment, properties of exceptional scenic, historic, and ecological value in MA.\"

1 Sargent Street
Stockbridge, MA 01262
Phone: 413-532-1631
Website: www.thetrustees.org
Contact Person:
Tracie Beasley
413-532-1631 ext 3119
tbeasley@thetrustees.org






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