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Minimum Age:14+

Saturdays in the Soil

Help the Santa Cruz Museum of Natural History keep our Garden Learning Center thriving! We have worked hard to transform our surrounding grounds from a creekside jungle of invasive ivy, blackberry, and mattress wire vine into a pollinator and California native plant haven -- and there is always more work to be done!

As a garden volunteer, you will help us with general landscaping, occasional watering, weeding, and replanting. You will also learn about sustainable gardening practices and California Native plants! All ages are welcome; children under 14 require adult supervision.

These volunteer garden days are held on the first and third Saturday of every month, from 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. 

We will garden in light rain, but will cancel in the case of a downpour. Volunteers should wear closed toe shoes, and bring gloves (if you have them), a reusable water bottle, and sun protection. Gardening gloves, tools, and water will be provided.

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1740 17th Ave
Santa Cruz, CA 95062
Phone: 831-427-5070

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