1800 Pavilion Dr.

Montrose, CO  81401

 

Mailing Address:
Montrose Botanical Society
P.O. Box 323
Montrose, CO 81402

montrosebotanical@gmail.com

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Volunteer Opportunities

The Montrose Botanic Gardens are administered and maintained solely by volunteers. Our community would not have this resource if it weren’t for the tireless efforts of many hands doing a variety of jobs. Whether you are interested in a one-time event or project, or a recurring commitment, we can find a place for you!

In return you will gain knowledge about gardens and gardening in the high desert, make new friends, enjoy the out of doors, and perhaps even get your hands dirty! Our volunteers are our greatest asset! How can you help? No prior experience needed! We provide on the job training! Come ready to have fun! You don’t need to be a member to volunteer (except for serving on the Board) . 

 

For additional information or to volunteer email: montrosebotanical@gmail.com

Please include contact information as well as your volunteer interests in your email.  

 

Thank you to all of our volunteers, past, present and future!

Weed Warriors
Weeding, dead-heading, planting, fertilizing, general maintenance of the gardens. Meet at 8 every Wednesday April through October. Coffee, treats, and conversation are an added benefit. Twilight Warriors meet every Wednesday in the Gardens from 5 – 8 p.m. April through October. Enjoy the cooler part of the day and work under less intense sun. We focus on the Children’s Garden, Cait’s Corner and Entry Gardens.

Garden Tour
Held Saturday, June 9 from 9am - 3pm. Call Sara at 970-249-1115 to volunteer before, during or after the event. 

Garden of Lights
Many volunteer opportunities including: planning, decorating, working at the event, tearing down, cleaning up, refreshments, etc. Email the Gardens for more information. montrosebotanical@gmail.com

Social Events
Helping out with the annual picnic in August or Christmas Party in December. Staffing booths, stations and activities at special events in the gardens or around town.

Board of Directors or Administrative Commitees
Serve on the Board of Directors or help with the planning of events by serving on a committee.

Refreshments
Bake cookies for events, make treats for weed warriors, provide refreshments for meetings or events.