Service Hours

Service Hours Suggestions

The lists below offer some service hour ideas for each garden. Contact your garden steward for more suggestions or if you have a service project idea.

All Gardens

  • Attend a work party
  • Make food for work parties
  • Weed around water sockets that aren’t placed inside someone’s plot
  • Coordinate/host a garden potluck
  • Coordinate a master gardener presentation at the garden
  • Build mason bee homes for the garden
  • Organize a seed, starts, plant swap
  • Reach out to local Eagle Scouts for projects – projects must have city garden staff approval
  • Write a newsletter article – city staff can email it the gardeners
  • Remove trash
  • Grow food to donate
  • Contact garden stewards for a list of gardeners who have asked for help. DO NOT enter another garden plot without permission – all plots have been rented. If you would like help from other gardeners cleaning up a difficult plot, please contact your garden steward.

Kennedy Garden

  • Weed shared paths (entry gate area and paths along the east and north side at Kennedy, entry area at Welch)
  • Spread wood chips on shared path – see above
  • Water landscaping in shared areas – as needed
  • Remove trash/junk left near entrance
  • Volunteer in the Giving Gardens plots or St. Matthews pantry plots. Please contact Giving Gardens or St. Matthews before entering garden plots

Welch-Centennial Garden

  • Weed shared paths (entry gate area and paths along the east and north side at Kennedy, entry area at Welch)
  • Spread wood chips on shared path – see above
  • Water landscaping in shared areas – as needed
  • plastic sheeting removal along paths (contact garden steward Shondell for instructions)
  • poison hemlock removal (contact garden steward Shondell for instructions)

Community Center Garden

  • Contact garden steward for activities