What does a volunteer do?
Frequently Asked Questions - Volunteers:
Basically welcome the public, be helpful and answer questions so the host isn't
overwhelmed. Observe the guests and help protect the gardens from overly eager
guests who may wish to pick flowers or accidentally trample plants. Answer some
questions about the garden (from information from the host).
Volunteer for a 4 hour shift and be dependable.
Enjoy talking with the public.
You could be walking around or sitting at reception table at the garden collecting
Benefits to volunteers include a pre-tour meeting with the owner and private tour
of the garden you will be staffing; a guaranteed tour reservation for the half-day you
are free; a South Bay Water-Wise Garden Tour Badge; and, perhaps best of all,
warm appreciation for helping to educate the general public about the many
pleasures and benefits of waterwise gardening. Gardens will be assigned on a
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